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Social and Behavioral Research for Homeland Security

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Social and Behavioral Research for Homeland Security

John G. Voeller (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-65180-3 January 2014 85 Pages

Description

Social and Behavioral Research for Homeland Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering social and psychological aspects of terrorism and counterterrorism efforts from different perspectives. First, it examines the roots of terrorism; second, it explores the consequences of terrorism; then communication, training, and learning development of responders and the public in situations of terror attacks, are discussed.

Preface vii

1. Social and Psychological Aspects of Terrorism 1

2. Training and Learning Development for Homeland Security 9

3. Human Sensation and Perception 19

4. Human Behavior and Deception Detection 37

5. Speech and Video Processing for Homeland Security 49

6. Training for Individual Differences in Lie Detection Ability 63

7. Deterrence: An Empirical Psychological Model 77

8. Social, Psychological, and Communication Impacts of an Agroterrorism Attack 89

Index 105