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Report: Top Psychologists Aided U.S. Torture Program

HeadlineJul 13, 2015

A new independent review has revealed how members of the the American Psychological Association, the world’s largest group of psychologists, lied about their close collaboration with officials at the Pentagon and CIA to weaken the association’s ethical guidelines and allow psychologists to participate in the government’s interrogation programs after 9/11. The 542-page report was commissioned by the psychological association’s board of directors last year. It undermines the APA’s repeated denials that some of its members were complicit in torture. We’ll have more on the report after headlines.

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