Open post-doc position
Would you like to help us develop customized economic-game scenarios and behavioral experiments that would tap into inter-group conflict and that would assess the role of religious beliefs and behaviors in defining and shifting in-group/out-group boundaries?
If your answer to the aforementioned is positive, you should definitely consider the possibility of applying for the two-year post-doctoral position at LEVYNA. The deadline for applications is February 29, 2020. More information can be found on the website of the official call: http://bit.ly/levyna-postdoc. Or you can just contact us for more info.
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.
Jan Horský won the second place in the student poster competition
Jan was awarded at the conference PTNCE 2019 held in Prague with a large LEVYNA presence.
Martin Lang is this year’s recipient of the IAPR’s Early Career Award
Martin was awarded the prize at the bi-annual conference of the International Association for the Psychology of Religion (IAPR). On this occasion, he also delivered the invited lecture “Religions as complex adaptive systems: The evolutionary paths of religious beliefs and behaviors.”