The Evolution of Religion: How Cognitive By Products Adaptive Learning Heuristics, Ritual Displays, and Group Competition Generate Deep Commitments to Prosocial Religions by Scott Atran

“The Evolution of Religion: How Cognitive By Products Adaptive Learning Heuristics, Ritual Displays, and Group Competition Generate Deep Commitments to Prosocial Religions,” Biological Theory Quarterly, 1 Oct. 2010 by S Atran, J Henrich

The Evolution of Religion: How Cognitive By Products Adaptive Learning Heuristics, Ritual Displays, and Group Competition Generate Deep Commitments to Prosocial Religions by Scott Atran

“The Evolution of Religion: How Cognitive By Products Adaptive Learning Heuristics, Ritual Displays, and Group Competition Generate Deep Commitments to Prosocial Religions,” Biological Theory Quarterly, 1 Oct. 2010 by S Atran, J Henrich

Richard Nisbett

Senior Fellow [line] Professional Experience: The University of Michigan Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor, 1992- Co-Director, Culture and Cognition Program, 1991- Director, Research Center for Group Dynamics, 1989-1996. Director, Cognitive Science Program, 1983-1984. Professor of Psychology, 1976- Associate Professor of Psychology, 1971-1976. Yale University Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1966-1971. Education: A.B., 1962, Tufts University,…

Daniel Ostergaard

Senior Fellow [line] Dr. Daniel Ostergaard has worked closely with Artis for ten years. His research is focused on national security, terrorism, critical infrastructure and international business. In addition, he serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of International Business at the University of South Carolina’s (USC) Darla Moore School of Business. Ostergaard has developed and…

Lawrence Pintak

Senior Fellow [line] Lawrence Pintak has been called the foremost chronicler of the interaction between the Arab and Western media worlds. A former CBS News Middle East correspondent, Pintak is now founding dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. His research focuses on America’s relationship with the Muslim world,…