Archives for July, 2012

Inside the Mind of James Holmes ‘the Batman mass killer’. Are Mass Killings Contagious? by Raj Persaud and Ramon Spaaij

Are Mass Killings Contagious? Raj Persaud and Ramon Spaaij Random shooting of strangers in public spaces by a lone gunman might dominate the headlines, but, (anti-gun-control lobby in the USA please note) other kinds of mass killing are actually more common. Disaffected employees who return to shoot the boss and co-workers after being sacked, alienated […]

Could Team GB suffer a psychological disadvantage in the Olympics from being the host home nation? The latest psychological research uncovers a home ‘choke’ effect. by Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham

Could Team GB suffer a psychological disadvantage in the Olympics from being the host home nation? The latest sports psychology research uncovers a home ‘choke’ effect. Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham New research about to be published by a team of Canadian psychologists suggests that Team GB may suffer a significant psychological disadvantage from competing […]

Inside the Minds of the Bankers by Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham

Inside the Minds of the Bankers Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham What those trying to regulate banking don’t fully grasp, is the kind of person who tends to reach the top of finance, often has a particular attitude to money, liable to land them in trouble. This character appears endemic in certain parts of banking, […]