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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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,...

Conference: What I/we learned in prison

A model for the prevention of violent radicalization and de-radicalization / disengagement, from the theory of identity fusion For this year’s celebration of the patron of Psychology,...

The inclusion of a gender perspective has been demonstrated to have important implications when it comes to penalty administration and punishment.

Read more from our latest study researching female jihadists at prisons


Results from our study “The mirage of the jihad. Disenchantment as the pathway to disengagement of female jihadists. A case study about radicalization in Spanish prisons” are helping investigations on the matter of female radicalization to advance.


Learn more about our work in the Identity Fusion Lab @UNED_Psicologia in this article published by @correodeburgos.

Explaining some of the basic learnings from our current research in violent radicalisation and identity fusion.


"Ideological obsession as the driver of violent extremism: Origins, transformations, and manifestations". Conferencia de Jocelyn J. Bélanger (@NYUAbuDhabi), enmarcada en un proyecto del Prof. @AGomezResearch.
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