Neurobiology of Aggression: Implications to Deterrence

February 2013 No Comments

Topics in the Neurobiology of Aggression: Implications to Deterrence. Author | Editor: DiEuliis, D. (HHS) & Cabayan, H. (Joint Staff). This paper provides a series of selected topics on the neurobiological basis of aggression, in the interest of introducing this field of science to the community of experts in deterrence. Thus the topics covered are […]

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Neuroscience Mobilization and Radicalization

December 2012 No Comments

Neuroscience Insights on Radicalization and Mobilization to Violence: A Review, Second Edition. Author | Editor: Canna, S., St. Clair, C. & Desjardins, A. (NSI, Inc). Radicalization is a complex phenomenon informed by various disciplines. The social sciences have provided planners and operators with an understanding of the ‘who’, ‘what’, and more recently the ‘how’ of […]

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World in Transformation: Challenges | Opportunities

November 2012 No Comments

6th Annual SMA Conference: A World in Transformation, Challenges and Opportunities. Author | Editor: Canna, S. & St. Claire, C. (NSI, Inc). The 6th Annual Strategic Multilayer Assessment (SMA) Conference was held at Joint Base Andrews from 6-8 November 2012. The theme of the conference was A World in Transformation: Challenges and Opportunities. A significant […]

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Pak-StaM Stability Model Analysis of Pakistan

November 2012 No Comments

Pak-StaM Analysis Drivers of Stability & Instability in Pakistan. Author | Editor: Astorino-Courtois, A. et al. (NSI, Inc). This report addresses a number of key questions regarding the factors that underpin stability and instability in Pakistan. In particular: Which are the factors that most significantly contribute to governing, economic, and social stability in Pakistan? Are […]

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South Asia Stability: Academic Consortium

October 2012 No Comments

South Asia Stability Assessment Academic Consortium. Author | Editor: Popp, G., Canna, S. & St. Claire, C. (NSI, Inc). The Strategic Multi-layer Assessment (SMA) office provides planning support to the Combatant Commands with complex operational imperatives requiring multi-agency, multi- disciplinary solutions that are not within core Service/Agency competency. Solutions and participants are sought across the […]

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Cyber-Neurobiology and Psychology on Extremism

September 2012 No Comments

The Effects of CyberNeurobiology and CyberPsychology on Political Extremism. Author | Editor: Orlina, E. & Desjardins, A. (NSI, Inc). These reports will provide the operational and policy communities with a deeper understanding of the unique behavioral and neurobiological factors that underlie political extremism, specifically in the cyber realm. There are three volumes contained within this […]

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Neurobiology Insights on Influence and Extremism

September 2012 No Comments

Insights from Neurobiology on Influence and Extremism. Author | Editor: Orlina, E. & Desjardins, A. (NSI, Inc). These reports will provide the operational and policy communities with a deeper understanding of the unique behavioral and neurobiological factors that underlie political extremism, specifically in the cyber realm. There are three volumes contained within this series: Cyber […]

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Breaking The Fear Barrier Book Release

August 2012 No Comments

Breaking the Fear Barrier: How Fear Destroys Companies from the Inside Out, and What to Do About It. “Hmmm, maybe we could both go and strangle your boss? … Small wonder then that Breaking the Fear Barrier ends with a call for courage by business leaders, moral traits seldom taught in the nation’s B-Schools. . […]

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National Security – Social & Complexity Science Insights

July 2012 No Comments

National Security Challenges: Insights from Social, Neurobiological, and Complexity Sciences. Author | Editor: Astorino-Courtois, A. (NSI, Inc), Cabayan, H. (Joint Staff), Casebeer, W. (DARPA), Desjardins, A. (NSI, Inc), DiEuliis, D. (HHS), Ehlschlaeger, C. (ERDC), Lyle, D. (USAF) & Rice, C. (USA/TRADOC). This White Volume assesses U.S. long term national security challenges, employing a global perspective […]

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5th Annual SMA Conference – State/Non-State Actors

November 2011 No Comments

5th Annual SMA Conference. Author | Editor: Canna, S. & Popp, G. (NSI, Inc). The 5th Annual Strategic Multi-layer Assessment (SMA) Conference was held at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland from 29-30 November 2011. The SMA program is prioritized by the Joint Staff (JS/J-3/DDGO) and executed by ASD (R&E) RFD. The focus […]

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