June 14, 2006

Jim Coyne: Psychologists Get a Piece of the Torture Business

Writes James Coyne of the report in the Times about a Military change in strategy for who works on the military piece of interrogations:
It looks like Stephen Behnke, head of Ethics for American Psychological Association has successfully used APA's lack of effective ethical prohibitions against involvement in torture to get a bigger market share of the torture business. Nice going, Dr. Behnke. Marty Seligman, Dr Positive Psychology, has provided consultations related to applying the learned helplessness framework for these efforts.

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