Media

2018

October 5
Anxiety and ritualisation research appearing in Vice magazine in the article "Why cleaning makes some people less anxious".

October 5 
Peter Maňo in an interview "Z Bratislavy na Maurícius" (in english: From Bratislava to Mauritius) published in "Naša Univerzita", bulletin of Comenius University.

October 4
Peter Maňo appearing on TV broadcast of Slovak TA3 station "Za hranicami" (In english: Beyond the border).

 

2017

October 30
"Lidé mají předsudky vůči ateistům" (In english: People hold prejudices against atheists).

October 30
"Mučí zvířata a vraždí bezdomovce? Ateisté ve světě čelí předsudkům, Česko není výjimka(In English: Are they torturing animals and killing homeless persons? Atheists are facing prejudices, Czech republic is not an exception. 

October 9
The Anxiety-Busting Properties of Ritual, Psychology Today.

September 25
"Slovenský antropológ skúma na Mauríciu extrémne rituály: Muži si prepichujú telo, jazyk a v koži majú háky(In English: Slovakian anthropologist investigates effects of extreme rituals: Men have their bodies, tongue and skin pierced with hooks), Dennik N.

August 23
"Religionistka: Náboženská viera nie je garantom vyššej morálnosti" (In English: Science of Religion: Religious faith does not guarantee better moral values and people hold prejudices against atheists), DennikN.

August 23 
"Výzkum: Lidé mají předsudky vůči ateistům. I když jsou sami nevěřící" (In English: Research: People hold prejudices against atheists. Even when they are atheists themselves), Online.muni.cz.

August 21
Global evidence of extreme intuitive moral prejudice against atheists, Altmetric.com.

August 21
Survey Finds Most People Are Biased Against Atheists, Including Atheists, The Smithsonians.

August 13 
An interview with Eva Kundtová Klocová for Studio 6, ČT24.

August 13 
Even atheists think that horrendous crimes are probably committed by atheists, International Business Times.

August 13
Study: People Believe Atheists More Likely to Be Immoral
, Newsmax. Independent. American.

August 13
Killers, torturers . . . and atheists: why non-believers get a bad rap, The Times.

August 13 
Do we need religion to have good morals? Even atheists think horrific crimes are likely committed by atheists, Mail Online. Science & Tech.

August 13 
Atheists tend to be seen as immoral – even by other atheists: study, The Guardian.

August 13 
Atheists believed to be less moral, says study, BBC News.

August 13 
The Serial Killer Test: Biases Against Atheists Emerge in Study, The New York Times.

April 6
"Slovenský vedec skúmal na Mauríciu"
 (In English: Scientist of Slovakian origin Slovak conducted reasearch in Mauritius"), Dennik N. Anthropologist Peter Maňo went to Mauritius to investigate the role of  extreme rituals in the proliferation of complex societies.

2016

July 18
"Laboratoř, v níž zkoumají náboženství", Lidové noviny (Saturday 16). Vědci z Masarykovy univerzity novátorsky zjišťují, jak na lidské chování působí víra v bohy, sakrální hudba, polohy těla, 3D předměty a rovněž i bolestivé rituály. (In English: Scientists from Masaryk University are investigating in an innovative way how is human behavior affected by faith in gods, sacred music, bodily positions, material objects and painful rituals.

July 14
"Obětováni pro rozvoj lidstva(In English: Sacrificed in a name of mankind), Lidové noviny. New study just published in Nature affirms prior assumptions that religious rituals comprising human sacrificing foster stratification in societies. An expert commentary by Radek Kundt.

April 1
"Trestající bohové rozvíjejí civilizaci" (In English: Punishing gods are contributing to the rise of societies. Levyna researchers are investigating harsh rituals in Mauritius), Lidové noviny. Výzkumníci Levyna studují drsné rituály a náboženství na Mauriciu.

February 24 
The feeling of being observed increases prosocial behavior, Aarhus University website.

February 17
Keeping an Eye on Human Behavior, uconn.edu.

2013

October 24
Rituals : The power of pain  
Lex Press.

October 24
"Zájemci diskutovali o náboženském mozku"Stisk (munimedia.cz).

October 24
"Katolíci mají k sobě při mši blíž. Proč, zkoumá brněnská Laboratoř pro experimentální výzkum" (In English: Catholics are closer to each other during their sermon. Why? That is investigated by the Laboratory for the Experimental Research of Religion), 
Rádio Česko: Czech Broadcasting agency at Rozhlas.cz.

October 24
"Vědci zkoumají poznatky buddhistů. Meditace prý pomáhá při přemýšlení a může vést k mimotělním zážitkům" (In English: Scientists are tapping into Buddhists' experiences. Meditation seems to support thinking abilities and may lead to extracorporeal experiences), Rádio Česko: Czech Broadcasting agency at Rozhlas.cz.

July 15
Extreme rituals promote prosocialityPatheos.

June 20
Painful and extreme rituals enhance social cohesion and charity, PsyPost.

May 21 
Anthropology Review Database - The Burning Saints, monography by Dimitris Xygalatas now reviewed.

May 21
Homo Experimentalis: The Place of Experimentation in the Scientific Study of Religion, Religion Bulletin.

February 24
Aarhus University Expedition attracts interest of Mauritian Government. MINDLab and LEVYNA researchers met with Mauritian Minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology.


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