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.
GAMU-E Grant goes to LEVYNA
Martin Lang and Jan Krátký succeeded in the call of the Grant Agency of Masaryk University with the project "The Entropy-Reduction Model of Ritualized Behavior".
A prestigious award goes to Martin Lang
Martin Lang has been awarded the Rector's Award for Outstanding Research Results Achieved by Young Scientists under 35 in social sciences and humanities.
Radim Chvaja has been awarded the EHBEA’s Student Research Grant
Our Ph.D. student Radim Chvaja has been awarded student grant from European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association (EHBEA) that will enable him to study religious pilgrimage in Mauritius.
A new theoretical article about the difference between the theory of costly signaling and CREDs with application on religious phenomena
A new article has just been published in Human Ethology, in which our PhD students explain the relation between two theories of religious displays – the costly signaling theory and the credibility enhancing displays theory (CREDs).