Why are some religions more popular than others?
Ara Norenzayan, an evolutionary psychologist at UBC, was quoted in a Discover Magazine article about religions. Norenzayan has studied what elements give some religions “sticking power,” while most stay marginal […]
Oct 25, 2018
At this time of year, many Canadian households are setting up Christmas trees, lighting menorahs or celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad.
Dec 15, 2015
Big Gods: How religion transformed cooperation and conflict
A new book by UBC Psychology Professor Ara Norenzayan Big Gods asks big questions about spirituality.
Sep 16, 2013
Analytic thinking can decrease religious belief: UBC study
A new University of British Columbia study finds that analytic thinking can decrease religious belief, even in devout believers.
Apr 26, 2012