Friday, 9 September 2011

9/11 links round-up

One World Trade Center rises from the ashes
As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 draws near, here we bring you a round-up of psychology-related links to comment and resources (please do flag up further articles and resources via comments - thank you):

Pregnant 9/11 survivors transmitted trauma to their children. Mo Costandi for the Guardian's Neurophilosophy blog explains the likely epigenetic mechanism.

American Psychologist has a special issue on 9/11 with twelve wide-ranging articles exploring everything from lessons learned about post-trauma intervention to the social psychological impact of the attacks (summary of the articles).

An overview of that special issue from the New York Times.

The APA Monitor has a cover feature on our memories of 9/11.

Ingrid Wickelgren for Scientific American's Stream of Consciousness Blog offers a personal reflection on 9/11 and how social processes can affect our memories.

A Psychologist magazine article from 2007 about interviews conducted with survivors from the World Trade Center.

Students not directly affected by 9/11, but who were feeling anxious, showed altered brain responses to negative and neutral visual images one week after the attacks.

Psychology research into terrorism and how 9/11 has changed the field. A Psychologist magazine article from 2004.

Oliver Burkeman for The Guardian meets a young Manhattan clinical psychologist (with a specialism in traumawho qualified not long before 9/11. "It sounds strange to say of anyone in New York on 9/11 that they were in exactly the right place at the right time, but in Paula Madrid's case, that conclusion is hard to avoid."

Manhattan memory project: How 9/11 changed our brains, from the New Scientist.

The boy who thought 9/11 was his fault - a case study covered by the Digest in 2008. The case was subsequently discussed on BBC Radio 4's All in the Mind.

Wiley-Blackwell have provided free access to a variety of psychology journal articles and book chapters on the subject of 9/11.

Routledge have provided free access to a range of social psychology journal articles focused on 9/11.

Thanks to Jon Sutton for help compiling these links.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

And also this recent study from the UK:

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