November 16, 2012
UBC experts are available to provide analysis of the bloodshed in the Middle East and its implications for the world.
Media Release | May 25, 2012
The University of British Columbia has launched major new research projects on religion and morality, terrorism and security, international relations in the digital age, free trade and sustainability, thanks to $3.8 million in new funding from Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Media Release | April 26, 2012
A new University of British Columbia study finds that analytic thinking can decrease religious belief, even in devout believers.
Media Release | November 30, 2011
Distrust is the central motivating factor behind why religious people dislike atheists, according to a new study led by UBC psychologists.
Markets and religion – not family ties – shaped norms of fairness, punishment in complex societies: UBC study
Media Release | March 18, 2010
Members of large-scale, complex human societies have learned to play nice with strangers through the norms that are associated with market participation and world religions, and not solely due to an evolved psychology for cooperation in small groups as previously believed, according to UBC-led research.