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How Religion Works: Towards A New Cognitive Science Of Religion
Recent findings in cognitive science and evolutionary psychology provide important insights to the processes which make religious beliefs and behaviors such efficient attractors in and across various cultural settings. The specific salience of religious ideas is based on the fact that they are 'counter-intuitive': they contradict our intuitive expectations of how entities ...more
Published July 28th 2003 by Brill
(first published October 1st 2001)
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