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    The Minds of Gods: A Comparative Study of Supernatural Agency.Benjamin Grant Purzycki - 2013 - Cognition 129 (1):163-179.
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    Identity Fusion, Outgroup Relations, and Sacrifice: A Cross-Cultural Test.Benjamin Grant Purzycki & Martin Lang - 2019 - Cognition 186:1-6.
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    Shamanism and Efficacious Exceptionalism.Aaron D. Blackwell & Benjamin Grant Purzycki - 2018 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 41.
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    Form and Function in Religious Signaling Under Pathogen Stress.Paul Swartwout, Benjamin Grant Purzycki & Richard Sosis - 2012 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (2):92-93.
    The evolution of religious traditions may be partially explained by out-group avoidance due to pathogen stress. However, many religious rituals may increase rather than decrease performers' susceptibility to infection. Moreover, religions often spread through proselytizing, which requires out-group interaction; and in other cases, the benefits of economic exchange increase religious pluralism and social interactions with out-groups.
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