Confirmation of Candidature : Candidate - Nicole Matejic
The Jihadi Nudge
|Date:||25 February 2019|
|Time:||2:30 PM - 4:00 PM|
|Venue:||Toowoomba - Q303, or via Zoom|
|Contact:||For more information, please contact the Graduate Research School.|
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An analysis of behavioural economics theory of ‘choice architecture and nudges’ through a terrorism lens provides insights into radicalisation pathways. Building on cognitive psychology and behavioural economics literature demonstrating the decision-making biases that make potential terrorists susceptible to online propaganda and recruitment; by analysing the systems of extremist propaganda the researcher can demonstrate how terrorist organisations exploit susceptible individuals.