The Science of Prayer
Jillian Richardson has a new routine when she takes a walk. She puts on a mask, pops in her earbuds and heads out the door. Then she starts talking out loud. “Dear Lord,” she began recently.
Awesomeness Is Everything
The Atlantic: october, Jeff Bezos’s space-flight company, Blue Origin, passed a crucial safety test when it successfully detached a crew capsule from a rocket. In the process, would-be space tourists came one giant leap closer
What Do Ghosts Feel?
In a bit of Halloween hilarity, APS Past Board Member Lisa Feldman Barrett and humorist Daniel J. Barrett make the case for extending emotion research into the spirit world.
The Roots of Religion
Psychological scientist Jacqueline S. Mattis and other researchers explain the psychological and cultural foundations of spiritual beliefs and practices.
Diversifying Science to Represent Diverse Populations
Despite increasing attention to issues of diversity in scientific research, participant populations in behavioral science tend to be relatively homogeneous. Understanding how people differ across various dimensions, and how those differences are driven by underlying
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 – Jacqueline S. Mattis, University