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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

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1568-5373

    Brill

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  • Cognition

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  • Frontiers in Psychology

    ISSNs: 1664-1078

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  • Thinking & Reasoning

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    Psychology Press Ltd

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  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

    ISSNs: 0022-3514, 0022-3514

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1939-1315

    American Psychological Association Inc.

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