Social Psychology of Intra and Intergroup Relations and Social Identity

We study the mechanisms underlying violent radicalization from a multi-theory, multi-method approach for preventing and reducing radicalization leading to violence.


Ángel Gómez

“I am a full professor of Social Psychology at Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, UNED, in Madrid, Spain, and Senior Fellow at ARTIS International.

My main research goal is to understand the underlying mechanism leading to violent radicalization, de-radicalization and/or disengagement…


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What motivates some Spanish women to join the jihad?

UNED is the first university to study first-hand the motivations that led a dozen Spanish women to leave everything behind to join Islamic terrorist groups This study,...

A journey to the inside of terrorism to understand it, prevent it and reinsert

On the occasion of the V International Congress of the Spanish Scientific Society of Social Psychology and the XVI National Congress of Social Psychology in Burgos, Spain,...
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