Teams from around the world will come together to play, learn, research and practice their collaborative skills. This is an opportunity for you to come together as a team and join others that are dedicated to deepening relationships, finding shared purpose, and enhancing group effectiveness.
Participants will also be invited to contribute to a global research project to discern what is most needed at this critical time to create a more prosocial world.
Good signals are those which clearly differentiate membership in one group versus another; even stronger are those which are also costly to express, and therefore hard to fake.
Terrorism is used by those who do not have the means to pursue more conventional or moderate strategies to achieve their goals.
Radicalization is an inherently relational concept. One can only be radical in relation to someone who is not. Similarly, one cannot be extreme without an accepted center norm. But the center is not a fixed state. It shifts and changes across time, place, circumstance, and culture.
The ideology behind extremist violence looks remarkably like the “moral sentiments” of empathy, indignation, and shame that are presumed to confer fitness advantages in human social interactions.
Crucially, the pattern of heightened reactivity and credulity toward potential threats characteristic of the conservative mind is not associated with fearfulness or timidity, but with confidence in the ability to triumph through force.