A prestigious award goes to Martin Lang
As a part of the celebration of Dies Academicus, the Rector of Masaryk University has awarded the Rector’s Award in several categories. Our Martin Lang is one of the recipients.
One of the award categories is that for outstanding research results achieved by young scientists under 35 in the social sciences and humanities. Our Martin Lang has been honored in this category for his interdisciplinary research on religion and ritualized behavior.
You can find out more here: https://bit.ly/2Hpbha8.
Does ritual behavior decrease anxiety?
A new publication by Martin Lang, Jan Krátký and Dimitris Xygalatas in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
Open post-doc position
We are looking for a new colleague to join our lab for two years as a post-doc researcher with a specialization in economic games and behavioral experiments.
A new research called “SACRIFICE” has been just launched
It will examine how participation in costly rituals affects the willingness to sacrifice one’s resources during inter-group conflict.
Our Ph.D. students received a grant from the Development Fund of Masaryk University
They will use the money to create a new and innovative course in which they will focus on the evolution of human cooperation and the role that religion played in this process.