Oct. 13, 2020

#093: Apocalyptic Psychology with Dr Carlos

#093: Apocalyptic Psychology with Dr Carlos

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about social media manipulation and extremist groups with their friend Dr. Carlos Vazquez.

Dr. Carlos is an author and holds a doctorate in Psychology and a Master’s in Criminal Justice. He consults and lectures on Criminal Psychopathology, criminal organizations, and media manipulation. He is the author of the book  “Apocalyptic Psychology”: ISIS Secret Strategy's which documents the strategies that ISIS uses to recruit fighters. In addition, Dr. Carlos also hosts a podcast on IHeartRadio called the “Forensic Psychology show” discussing human behavior and criminology.

During the episode, they talk about a number of topics including manipulation tactics, how our beliefs influence our behavior, and we also discuss how all humans, not just marginalized populations are susceptible to manipulation. 

Episode Links

Dr. Carlos' book: https://www.amazon.com/Apocalyptic-Psychology-ISIS-Secret-Strategies-ebook/dp/B074HBPVC3/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=apocalyptic+psychology&qid=1602544256&sr=8-2

Forensic Psychology Show: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/966-forensic-psychology-53900633/

Contact Dr. Carlos: https://www.linkedin.com/in/insidethebadge/

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