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Articles

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Organizational Psychology: The Entrance to, Residing in, and Exit from Sensitive Positions — September 24, 2018
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This article identifies psychological problems and promise in identifying those in sensitive positions within organizations who may betray, are betraying, and have betrayed trust.

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Israelis and Palestinians: Does Bringing Them Together Keep Them Apart? — September 17, 2018
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This article identifies psychological complexities when interaction and cooperation among adversaries are presumed to reduce conflict.

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Do Voters Vote against Their Interests? — September 10, 2018
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This article describes some basic psychological constructs which may help ‘explain’ why some voters seem to vote against their own interests.

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Personality, Psychological Profiling, and Philosophy of Science: The Insider Threat and Betrayers of Trust — September 4, 2018
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This article describes philosophical challenges to the utility of profiling personality, especially with security and intelligence implications.

Interviews

 

The Life and Times of a Premier Detector of Deception and Concealed Information — September 18, 2018
Peter Rosenfeld and Richard W. Bloom

Dr. Peter Rosenfeld gives an autobiographical account of this premier researcher’s professional life choice to explore detection of deception and concealed information. Additional information on brain-based approaches, as well as verbal, non-verbal, and autonomic nervous system approaches.

 

Machiavellianism and the Dark Traits of Personality: Implications for Organizational and Cyber Security — September 17, 2018
Dan Jones and Richard W. Bloom

In this interview, Dr. Dan Jones discusses the definitions of personality and of traits, dark traits especially Machiavellianism, problems in applied research, implications for organizational and cybersecurity with IBPP editor, Dr. Richard Bloom.

 

The Political Science and Political Psychology of Dictators, Dictatorships, and Authoritarian Regimes — September 7, 2018
Natasha Linstaedt and Richard W. Bloom

In this interview with IBPP Editor, Dr. Richard Bloom, Dr. Natasha Linstaedt discusses the psychology of dictators, dictatorships, mass followership in authoritarian regimes, present and future status and trends of applied research.