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atran

[′ā‚tran]
(navigation)
An acronym for automatic terrain recognition and navigation, a system which depends upon the correlation of terrain images appearing on a radar cathode-ray tube with previously prepared maps or simulated radar images of the terrain.
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(5) Scott Atran, Hammad Sheikh, and Angel Gomez, "Devoted actors sacrifice for close comrades and sacred cause," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111:50 (2014): pp.
"Recently," says Atran, "red grouper fishermen have been telling the Council that the red grouper do not appear to be as abundant as the stock assessment suggested."
Norenzayan A & Atran S (2004) Cognitive and emotional processes in the cultural transmission of natural and non-natural beliefs.
Atran agrees with some of Hoffer's ideas about the general conditions of fanatic devotion, including unity and self-sacrifice.
(58.) Atran, Scott, Aeon Magazine, https://aeon.co/essays/why-isis-has-the-potential-to-be-a-world-altering-revolution
Research on the evolution of belief systems suggests that they may have evolved as a byproduct of cognitive, emotional or psychological mechanisms characteristic of the human mind and are integral part of its make-up (Atran 2002, Boyer 2003).
(2010), (statement of Scott Atran, Directeur de recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, Co-Founder, Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict, University of Oxford).
(3.) Hassner, "To Halve and to Hold"; Atran et al., "Sacred Bounds"; Atran and Axelrod, "Reframing Sacred Values."
En otras palabras, que de alguna manera se controle la incertidumbre que puede generar el actuar mediante programas concretos con consecuencias imprevisibles y desconocidas para la seguridad publica (Ginges, Atran, Sachdeva, & Douglas, 2011; Leblanc & Robert, 2012; Lum, Kennedy, & Sherley, 2008).
About three-quarters of foreign fighters in the extremist organizationAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA are recruited through friends and about 20 percent thr family members, saidAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Scott Atran, co-founder of the Center for Resolution of Intractable Conflict at Oxford University,AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA accor to (http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/11/25/most-isis-militants-recruited-through-friends-expert-says/) Fox News.
Scott Atran, co-founder of the Center for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict at Oxford University, says research has found that only one in five young people are recruited by a family member and that "radicalization rarely occurs in mosques" and very, very rarely through anonymous recruiters and strangers.
Scott Atran, co-founder of the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict at Oxford University, said research has found that "radicalisation rarely occurs in mosques" and very seldom through anonymous recruiters and strangers.