Martin Lang is this year’s recipient of the IAPR’s Early Career Award
The purpose of the Early Career Award is to praise young researchers working in the field of psychology of religion.
Martin was selected based on his research of ritualized behavior. He accepted the award during the IAPR conference in Gdaňsk and on this occasion, he also delivered the lecture „Religions as complex adaptive systems: The evolutionary paths of religious beliefs and behaviors.“
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.