Minding the Enemy

Surmounting the psychological barriers that divide us

Evaluating Conflict Resolution: An Introduction

The late Egyptian president Anwar Sadat famously spoke about the psychological barrier that existed between Israeli and Arab that represented "70 percent of the whole problem." How do we surmount the barrier that exists between conflict groups and determine whether we've been successful? What help can neuroscience provide? Read More

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Emile Bruneau is a social cognitive neuroscientist at MIT researching the neural basis of intergroup conflict, and the psychological and cognitive impact of conflict resolution programs.

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