Research

The Embodiment of Worship

This research looks at the relationships among postural, psychological, and physiological aspects of religious practice.

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Religion, Spirituality & Emotions

This research looks at the relationships between self-transcendent positive emotions and religion/spirituality.

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Religion, Spirituality & Biology

 

This research looks at the relationships between oxytocin and religion/spirituality.

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Positive Emotions and Health Behavior

This research looks at the relationships between positive emotions evoked from religion/spirituality and well-being.

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Religion and social influence: Toward a better understanding of religion's potential dark side

This research looks at the relationships between religion/spirituality, compliance and antisocial behavior. 

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Interdisciplinary research: Positive emotions in the Hebrew Bible

This research looks back at the fundamental texts of religion for a qualitative analysis of emotions.

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