Assignment 1: Discussion—Terrorism
Given the nature of terrorism, psychology has a significant role in understanding it and treating its devastating effects. Terrorists are deemed fanatics that are both willing to kill and die for their causes. Understanding terrorism is, therefore, necessary and of paramount importance, including understanding which psychological factors render terrorists to be so susceptible to extremist ideology.
Using the readings for this module, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, respond to the following:
Write your initial response in approximately 300 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
By Saturday, October 10, 2015, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through Wednesday, October 14, 2015, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses. Do you agree or disagree with their positions regarding the causes of joining terrorist groups? Give reasons for your responses.
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