Peter Maňo received John McGraw Award for Best Student Contribution at IACSR 2018
Peter Maňo was awarded for his presentation "Socio-Economic Factors Involved in Participation in Extreme Rituals," which he gave at the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion conference, Boston in August.
The talk focused on the impact of various demographic and behavioral indicators on the intensity of ritual participation, where social status and participation in collective rituals proved to be the strongest predictors of extreme forms of participation. Here you can learn more about the conference as described by Connor Wood, here.
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).