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I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Cognitive Anthropology of Religion and Ritual - Cognitive Anthropology of Atheism

20072019
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Research Output 2007 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Measuring Supernatural Belief Implicitly Using the Affect Misattribution Procedure

Ross, R. M., Brown-Iannuzzi, J. L., Gervais, W. M., Jong, J., Lanman, J. A., McKay, R. & Pennycook, G., 24 Jun 2019, In : Religion, Brain, and Behavior. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intuition
Religion

The Failure of Religious Systems

Lanman, J. & Turpin, H., Jan 2019, (Accepted) The Oxford Handbook of the Cognitive Science of Religion . Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

29 Downloads (Pure)
File
2018
3 Downloads (Pure)

Causes, Effects, and the 'Mush' of Culture

Lanman, J., Turpin, H. & Ward, S., 04 Sep 2018, (Accepted) In : Current Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

3 Citations (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Religion
Research
paragon

On the nature and future of agency detection and religion

Lanman, J., Jan 2018, (Accepted) In : Religion, Brain, and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2017

Intergroup Conflict

Lanman, J., Whitehouse, H. & Atran, S., 2017, (Accepted) International Encyclopedia of Anthropology: Cognitive and Psychological Anthropology. Wiley-Blackwell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

27 Citations (Scopus)
721 Downloads (Pure)

Religious actions speak louder than words: exposure to credibility enhancing displays predicts theism

Lanman, J. A. & Buhrmester, M. D., Jan 2017, In : Religion, Brain, and Behavior. 7, 1, p. 3-16 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cognitive Science
Socialization
Religion
Power (Psychology)
30 Citations (Scopus)
172 Downloads (Pure)

The Evolution of Extreme Cooperation via Shared Dysphoric Experiences

Whitehouse, H., Jong, J., Buhrmester, M. D., Gomez, A., Bastian, B., Kavanagh, C. M., Newson, M., Matthews, M., Lanman, J. A., McKay, R. & Gavrilets, S., 14 Mar 2017, In : Nature Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-10 10 p., 44292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
experience
Group
violence
fraternity
social psychology
9 Citations (Scopus)

The Nature of Religious Diversity: A Cultural Ecosystem Approach

Sloan Wilson, D., Yasha, H., MacDonald, I., Lanman, J. A. & Whitehouse, H., 2017, In : Religion, Brain, and Behavior. 7, 2, p. 134-153 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cultural Diversity
Ecosystem
Biodiversity

Urban Northern Ireland

Lanman, J. & Ward, S., 2017, 14 p.

Research output: Other contribution

interview
14 Citations (Scopus)
223 Downloads (Pure)

Collective synchrony increases prosociality towards non-performers and out-group members

Reddish, P., Tong, E. M. W., Jong, J., Lanman, J. A. & Whitehouse, H., Dec 2016, In : British Journal of Social Psychology. 55, 4, p. 722-738 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Research

The Evolutionary Anthropology of Religion: Surveying the Field

Lanman, J., 02 Oct 2016, Mental Religion: The Brain, Cognition, and Culture. Clements, N. (ed.). Macmillan Publishers, p. 63-82 20 p. (Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Religion).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015
32 Citations (Scopus)

When terror hits home: Identity Fused Americans who saw Boston bombing victims as “family” provided aid

Buhrmester, M. D., Fraser, W. T., Lanman, J. A., Whitehouse, H. & Swann Jr, W. B., 2015, In : Self and Identity. 14, 3, p. 253-270 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Altruism
Light
2014
114 Citations (Scopus)
1497 Downloads (Pure)

The Ties That Bind Us: Ritual, Fusion, and Identification

Whitehouse, H. & Lanman, J. A., Dec 2014, In : Current Anthropology. 55, 6, p. 674-695 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social cohesion
religious behavior
willingness to integrate
evaluation
social scientist
2013

Atheism and Cognitive Science

Lanman, J., Nov 2013, The Oxford Handbook of Atheism . Oxford University Press, p. 483-496 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

On the non-evolution of atheism and the importance of definitions and data

Lanman, J., 2012, In : Religion, Brain, and Behavior. 2, p. 76-78 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

37 Citations (Scopus)

The Importance of Religious Displays for Belief Acquisition and Secularization

Lanman, J., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Contemporary Religion. 27, 1, p. 49-65 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

secularization
Religion
science
online survey
sociology
2011

Thou Shalt Believe: Or Not

Lanman, J., 26 Mar 2011, In : New Scientist. 209, p. 38-39 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2008

Are We All Believers?

Lanman, J., 2008, The Evolution of Religion. Collins Family Foundation Press, p. 227-232 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Common Criticisms of the Cognitive Science of Religion--Answered

Cohen, E., Lanman, J., McCauley, R. & Whitehouse, H., 2008, In : The CSSR Bulletin . 37, p. 112-115 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
49 Citations (Scopus)

The Science of Religious Beliefs

Barrett, J. & Lanman, J., Jun 2008, In : Religion. 38, 2, p. 109-124 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

science
morality
god
Religion
history
2007

Review of Essays on Cultural Transmission by Maurice Bloch

Lanman, J., 2007, In : Journal of Biosocial Science. 39, p. 633-634 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

“How ‘Natives’ Don’t Think: The Apotheosis of Overtinterpretation"

Lanman, J., 2007, Religion, Anthropology, and Cognitive Science. Whitehouse, H. & Laidlaw, J. (eds.). Carolina Aca, p. 105-132 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter