New review paper on the Belief in God

New review paper on the Belief in God

Brett Mercier, Stephanie Kramer and Azim Shariff have a new paper out in Current Directions in Psychological Science that succinctly reviews the psychology literature on why people believe in God–and why some people don’t.   The paper is available here, and the abstract is pasted below: Belief in a god or gods is a central feature in the lives of billions of people and a topic of perennial interest within psychology. However,...

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Looking for a lab manager starting September 1st

Looking for a lab manager starting September 1st

Dr. Azim Shariff and The Centre for Applied Moral Psychology (CAMP) are looking for a half-time (10-20 hours per week) lab manager/research assistant in the psychology department at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. Current UBC students are especially encouraged to apply! The CAMP is a social psychology lab investigating moral psychology as it relates to religion, technology, economics and other social trends. The position...

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The CaML moves to UBC

The CaML moves to UBC

Starting July 1st, the CaML will move to the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Azim will take up appointment as the Canada 150 Research Chair in Moral Psychology, and the Culture and Morality Lab will update its name to the Centre for Applied Moral Psychology. We’ll also be looking for a new lab manager to start this Fall. Details to...

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