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The Roots of Religion

Belgian psychological scientist Vassilis Saroglou has identified two personality traits that shape our religiosity. He and other researchers explain the psychological and cultural foundations of spiritual beliefs and practices. ... More>

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Tracing the Source of Children’s Racial Attitudes

How children learn about race, ethnicity, and religion depends largely on how their parents present information about different individuals and groups during crucial developmental periods. As part of a symposium at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago, three developmental psychological scientists examined the important role that parents play in shaping children’s developing attitudes toward individuals from other groups. ... More>

2nd National Congress of Psychology

The 2nd National Congress of Psychology will be held from November 13–18, 2016, in Mombasa, Kenya. The theme is “Terrorism and Youth Radicalization: Our Role, Our Challenge!” The congress objectives […]... More>

Religion Past and Present

0:13 – How Religions Became Moral and Spiritual – Pascal R. Boyer, Washington University in St. Louis 15:17 – I’m Learning (,) God: Spirituality and Religion in African American Life […]... More>

Why You Just Helped That Stranger