Cognitive Capacity and Ideological Group Formation

  title={Cognitive Capacity and Ideological Group Formation},
  author={M. Afzal Upal and Rashid Erfani},
This paper reports on a multiagent model of the emergence of social groups inspired by charismatic individuals such as new religious movement leaders. The Agent-based Information Entrepreneur Model (AIM) is based on the recently proposed cognitive theory of new religious movements and has been used to study various aspects of the emergence, maintenance, and… CONTINUE READING