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UC Irvine News Brief: UCI researchers contribute to APA 9/11 anniversary issue

Special edition of "American Psychologist" includes peer-reviewed articles by Roxane Cohen Silver and Elizabeth Loftus on the effects of the terrorist attacks.

August 1, 2011

The American Psychological Association recently published “9/11: Ten Years Later,” a special issue of its flagship journal, American Psychologist. Edited by Roxane Cohen Silver, UCI professor of psychology & social behavior, it features peer-reviewed articles on the social, political and psychological impact of the terrorist attacks. Cohen Silver penned the introduction, an analysis of 9/11’s influence on U.S. youths’ sociopolitical attitudes, and a concluding piece about what to expect after the next attack on American soil. UCI Distinguished Professor of social ecology Elizabeth Loftus wrote an article about post-9/11 intelligence gathering by the U.S. government.