Eva Kundtová Klocová was awarded the Dean's Prize
Dr. Eva Kundtová Klocová with her recently defended dissertation "Body in Ritual Space: Communicating Through Embedded Practices in Religious Ritual" was awarded third place in the Dean's Prize for Excellent Dissertations.
This award is announced annually as part of the Humanities Week. Dr. Kundtová Klocová capitalized on her long-term research on the role of physicality in religious ritual practice and its influence on the cognitive and affective part of religious life. Thus, this work represents an extremely valuable contribution to the embodied cognition research.
New edited volume in honor of Armin W. Geertz
LEVYNA has contributed two chapters to the new edited volume Evolution, Cognition, and the History of Religion: A New Synthesispublished in honor of Armin W. Geertz.
New publication on religious badges and interpersonal trust
There is a new article in Evolutionary Psychology about the effects of religious badges on interpesonal trust that LEVYNA has collaborated on.
Chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual (OUP)
Eva Kundtová Klocová has a chapter "Ritual and Embodied Cognition" (in collaboration with A. W. Geertz) in The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual (OUP)
Is atheism associated with a specific way of thinking?
Previous studies, primarily aimed at the university population in the US, suggested that atheism could be related to a so-called analytical cognitive style.