Symposia: 221/115 - The role of identity fusion in explaining extremism

Saturday 8 July
9.00 - 10.40 h.
Dinner 1
This symposium presents recent theoretical, applied and methodological developments regarding identity fusion –a visceral connection to a group- and extremism. The link between fusion and extremism was explored in laboratory and field studies conducted with general population, combatants and radicals.

 

Chair
Alexandra Vázquez Botana
Assistant Professor. Social and Organizational Psychology Department. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia. Madrid. Spain

 

221/11501 The Interactive Role of Identity Fusion and Emotional Arousal on Extreme Behaviour

(1) Martínez, Mercedes; (2) Gomez, Angel; (3) Topa, Gabriela

(1) Researcher. Social and Organizational Psychology Department. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia. Madrid. Spain; (2) Assistant Professor with Tenure. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States).; (3) Assistant Professor with Tenure. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain).

221/11502 Identity Fusion Moderates the Perception of In-group and Out-group Formidability

(1) Vázquez Botana, Alexandra; (2) López-Rodríguez, Lucía; (3) Atran, Scott; (4) Ginges, Jeremy; (5) Sheikh, Hammad; (6) Gomez, Angel

(1) Assistant professor. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States).; (2) Postdoctoral researcher. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States).; (3) Director of Research & Co-Founder. ARTIS Research (United States); (4) Associate Professor of Psychology. ARTIS Research (United States) and The New School (NY; United States); (5) Postdoctoral researcher. ARTIS Research (United States).; (6) Assistant Professor with Tenure. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States).

221/11503 Identity Fusion, Sacred Values, and the Spiritual Dimension of Human Conflicts.

(1) Gomez, Angel; (2) Atran, Scott; (3) Ginges, Jeremy; (4) Skeikh, Hammad; (5) López-Rodríguez, Lucía; (6) Vázquez Botana, Alexandra; (7) Wilson, Lydia

(1) Assistant Professor with Tenure. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States).; (2) Director of Research & Co-Founder. ARTIS Research (United States); (3) Associate Professor of Psychology. ARTIS Research (United States) and The New School (NY; United States); (4) Postdoctoral researcher. ARTIS Research (United States).; (5) Postdoctoral researcher. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States).; (6) Assistant professor. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States).; (7) Researcher. ARTIS Research (United States)

221/11504 Terror Networks: their ecologies and evolution

(1) Hamid, Nafees; (2) Atran, Scott; (3) Gomez, Angel; (4) Ginges, Jeremy; (5) Sheikh, Hammad; (6) López-Rodríguez, Lucía; (7) Vázquez Botana, Alexandra

(1) Researcher. ARTIS Research (United States) and University College London (United Kingdom); (2) Director of Research & Co-Founder. ARTIS Research (United States); (3) Assistant Professor with Tenure. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States); (4) Associate Professor. ARTIS Research (United States) and The New School (NY; United States); (5) Postdoctoral Researcher. ARTIS Research (United States).; (6) Postdoctoral Researcher. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States); (7) Assistant Professor. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain) and ARTIS Research (United States)

221/11505 Discussion: Identity fusion and extremism

(1) Huici, Carmen

(1) Professor. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid, Spain).