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Residents of Poorer Nations Find Greater Meaning in Life

Data from over 132 countries suggest that religiosity may help to explain why residents of poorer nations report finding greater meaning in life, despite lower life satisfaction. ... More>


The Experience of Awe in Nature Leads to Religious Beliefs


Why There Are No Atheists at the Grand Canyon


Experiencing Awe Increases Belief in the Supernatural

Awe-inspiring moments — like the sight of the Grand Canyon — may increase our tendency to believe in the supernatural as a way of addressing our discomfort with uncertainty. ... More>


Conjuring Up Our Own Gods