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Reminders of God can make people more likely to seek out and take risks, suggesting that people view God as as a source of protection and security. ... More>
Researchers in psychology and anthropology have discovered heightened patterns of honesty and civility among people who view their gods as more punitive than forgiving. This integrative research is generating new insights into religion’s influence on mores and behaviors, both at the individual and societal levels. ... More>
Moral instruction is a big part of religion. That’s why most faiths come with strict laws of personal conduct. Indeed, many believe that living a sober life, free of risk […]... More>
Research comparing risky behavior between pedestrians and drivers finds that some people are more likely to engage in dangerous behavior, behind the wheel or not. ... More>
Teaching Current Directions
Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, “Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science” offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in […]... More>