Why young men join ISIS? The psychology of terrorists

  Why some people become terrorists? What makes them join extremist movements? How does it happen that they accept to kill civilians and themselves in the name of a religious or ideological cause? There are several explanations of these psychological phenomena and a lot of theories and hypotheses. Without mentioning

The ethology of attraction to bad boys

It was not only the natural selection that favored warlike men, but also the sexual selection. In archaic times, the combative behavior implied not only chances of survival, but also a more significant reproductive success. Women’s preferences for combative individuals have evolved in parallel with men’s aggressiveness. Numerous studies have

Aggression in men. Social roles or evolutionary roots?

In almost every society men are the ones who are overwhelmingly involved in wars, in all kinds of intergroup aggressions and intragroup homicide; they mobilize themselves in armies of violent fans, in criminal gangs, in bands of thugs, etc. These observations are as old as the world and have allowed