The cognitive and evolutionary psychology of religion

Biology and Philosophy 19 (5):655-686 (2004)
Abstract
The following reviews recent developments in the cognitive and evolutionary psychology of religion, and argues for an adaptationist stance.
Keywords cognitive psychology  costly signalling  evolution  evolutionary psychology  God  religion  ritual
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DOI 10.1007/s10539-005-5568-6
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