Brain scans find that social exclusion is a leading factor in creating violent jihadists
7 January 2019
International studies of young Muslim men show that radicalisation follows a sense of isolation from society
UCL researchers - including Nafees Hamid, PhD student in Security and Crime Science - worked with an international team to map how the brains of radicalised individuals respond to being socially marginalised. The findings point to exclusion as a leading factor in creating violent jihadists. Read more in The Guardian.