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Infused with faith: Religious ritual and hope for peace

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks begin this week, and it’s fair to say that attitudes range from guardedly hopeful to sneeringly cynical. After all, this conflict has been going on since the […]... More>

How Faith Can Affect Therapy

Is Religion Just an Assortment of Gut Feelings?

Is Religion Just An Assortment of Gut Feelings?

The vast majority of the planet’s 7 billion people ascribe to some kind of religious belief—that is, a faith in things that cannot be proven. This makes no sense from […]... More>

How Voters Really Decide

APS Fellow Jonathan Haidt, New York University, has been all over the news lately. Why? Because in the US, the election-season mudslinging has begun. With each party striving to gain an advantage, the science behind voting behavior, political ideology, and compromise is crucial. ... More>