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      Dr Paulo Sousa is Director of the Institute of Cognition and Culture (ICC) and Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Anthropology. He holds a BA and a MA in anthropology (University of Brasilia, Brazil), a MA in cognitive science (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris), and a PhD in anthropology with specialization in cognition and culture (University of Michigan, USA). He has participated in many cross-cultural projects and published numerous articles in the field of cognition and culture. He also applied an epidemiological approach to the history of ideas of anthropology that stimulated a major controversy. His current research interests focus on agency, moral psychology and inter-group conflict as well as their relation to religion. He is currently writing a book on how ordinary people conceptualize the relationship between harm and morality.

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      • Journal of Cognition and Culture

        ISSNs: 1567-7095

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        Brill

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      • Cognition

        ISSNs: 0010-0277

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      • Frontiers in Psychology

        ISSNs: 1664-1078

        Frontiers Media S.A.

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      • Thinking & Reasoning

        ISSNs: 1354-6783

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        Psychology Press Ltd

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      • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

        ISSNs: 0022-3514

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        American Psychological Association Inc.

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