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2019.12.05 | News type

New Phd-fellow at the RCC

The RCC are very happy to announce the arrival of a new phd-fellow, Theiss Bendixen, in January 2020. He will be working with Benjamin Purzycki on a project with the title “Accounting for Cross-Cultural Variation in Beliefs about Gods’ Minds”. Furthermore, associate professor Jesper Sørensen has been awarded a Carlsberg grant to write his…

2019.09.13 | News type

Call for Phd in the evolutionary and cognitive study of religion

The Graduate School at Arts, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, in collaboration with Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF Starting Grant), invites applications for a fully-funded PhD fellowship in "Accounting for Cross-Cultural Variation in Beliefs about Gods’ Minds".

2019.09.11 | Faculty

Professor Anders Klostergaard Petersen will be joining the Academia Europaea.

Professor Anders Klostergaard Petersen, close collaborator of the RCC, will join the Academia Europaea at ceremony in Barcelona.

2019.09.10 | Faculty

New Phd at the RCC

Anne Lundahl Mauritsen will be conducting her Phd with Uffe Schjødt, Aarhus University as main supervisor and Armin Geertz, Aarhus University and Jon Lanman, Queens University of Belfast as co-supervisors. Her PhD project investigates the notion of ’irreligion’ from a cognitive perspective in a Danish context utilizing both qualitative and…

2019.09.10 | Faculty

New Associate Professor at the Department for the Study of Religion

Benjamin will study the processes responsible for religious systems' covariance with threats to cooperation and coordination and assesses their effectiveness in alleviating those threats

2017.09.14 | Events, Research

RCC will be hosting the NNCSR annual meeting, May 16th -18th, 2018

Get updated on the latest research within cognitive science of religion!

2017.08.29 | Visit, Seminar

Tanya Luhrmann visits RCC

Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann (Stanford University) will be visiting our research group in November

2017.08.08 | Grants

Research grant received to study the hidden nature of unbelief

Together with co-investigator Michiel van Elk (Amsterdam University) and principal investigator Marjaana Lindeman (Helsinki University) we have received a grant to study the hidden nature of unbelief by combining survey research with cognitive neuroscience. The project is part of a larger research project