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Fundamentalism and radicalization

9/11 terrorist attacks, radicalisation and youth, fundamentalism across cultures, "cults"/new religous movements, atheism and dogmatism

Fundamentalism and radicalization

 

Cerveau & Psycho  La violence est-elle inhérante à la religion? (2006; version révisée dans L'Essentiel C & P: La Violence, 2012)

UCL Press release (21/01/2016)  Fondamentalisme et personnalité religieuse à travers les religions et les cultures

Belgium   La Libre Belgique (9/11, Paris atacks)  ·  Le Vif   ·  La Dernière Heure (Paris attacks)  ·  L'Avenir (différences religieuses·  7/7 (Charlie Hebdo attacks·  Le Journal des médécins  ·  Le Ligueur (radicalisalisation et adolescence·  Dimanche (Norway killing)

Italy   La Stampa (islamist fundamentalism)

USA   National Affairs (online)

Intense, sectarian, and/or contested forms of religion in New Religious Movements

Cerveau & Psycho  Sectes ou religions: quelles differences? (2005; republié dans L'Essentiel Cerveau & Psycho: Croyances, 2014)

UCL Press release (16/12/2005)  Qu'en est-il des tendances sectaires?

Belgium   RTBF: Questions à la Une, Face à l'info, Le Forum de midi  ·  La Libre Belgique  ·  Le Soir  ·  Canal ordinaire-Journalistes associés (Scientologie)  ·  De Morgen
Bénin   La Nouvelle Tribune

Wikipedia   Secte, Nouveaux Mouvements Religieux

Religious priming and (authoritarian) submission

Blogs   Epiphenom: Religion and antisocial deontology, Religion and submission

Russia   Mindware.ru

Denmark   Psykolog Nyt

USA   Science on Religion Research News blog

Atheistic dogmatism and prejudice

Blogs   PsyPost, Pantheos - Friendly Atheist, Atheist Republic, Catholic News Agency-Deutch
USA   The Daily Caller, The Blaze, Politico
UK   The Independent
Italy   Rivista SRM
Belgium   Kerknet
Poland   Rzeczpospolita
Norway   Vart Land
Spain   La Tribuna del Pais Vasco
Cyprus   Citycom.cy

Islamophobia: Intergroup prejudice or value conflict?

Western majority and the Muslim veil; the very natre of Islamophobia; antisemitism

Hostility toward the Muslim veil: An issue of xenophobia-ethnic prejudice, anti-religious attitudes, or defense of values?

UCL Press release (25/5/2007)  Le sentiment des Belges à l'égard du voile

Belgium  Le Soir  ·  La Libre  ·  RTL-TV  ·  RTBF-La Pemière (JT)  ·  De Morgen  ·  Le Vif   ·  Metro  ·  La Dernière Heure   

France  France-Culture

World-Wide Religious News

Wikipedia: Hijab

Do Westerners distinguish between disliking "antiliberal" values perceived as Muslim and liking Muslims as persons?

UCL press release (12/04/2017)  Les musulmans "anti-libéraux" discriminés

English version: Anti-liberal Muslims face discrimination

Belgium   RTBF-radio & infos   

Wikipedia: Islamophobia, Acculturation

Buddhism and tolerance

Religious prejudice (interreligious, ethnic, and moral) and prosociality: cross-cultural differences between the West and East

UCL Press release (19/8/2014)  Bouddha est-il réellement tolérant?

Belgium   Le Soir  ·  L'Avenir  ·  FNRS News  ·  CIERL news

USA   Pacific Standard  ·  Medical Daily  ·  Huffington Post

International  media/blogs  World-wide Religious News  ·  EuropaWire  ·  ZME Science  ·  Technology.org

Awe, positive emotions, and spirituality

Awe's effect on spirituality, prosociality, and well-being; positive emotions, spirituality and health


L'Essentiel Cerveau & Psycho
(par Patty Van Cappellen): Les croyants sont-ils plus heureux? (2014)

UCL Research News

Blogs   Pantheos
Switzerland   FN/NF-Lives (Spirituality to face vulnerability)

USA  APS Observer (awe-cover story)  ·  Psychology Today-online (awe and well-being; psychology of awe)  · National Affairs-online (awe)  ·  The Atlantic (awe·  Huffington Post
Belgium   La Libre

Wikipedia   Elevation, Spirituality

Personality, prosociality, and religion

Personality characetristics of and dispositions for religion vs. atheism; evolutionary interpretations; existence and limits of religious prosociality

Personality dispositions for religiosity vs. atheism; corresponding values; cross-religious comparisons

USA   Scientific American Mind  Are we born to be religious? Genes and personality influence our attitudes toward religion (2012)  ·  National Affairs-online
France   Cerveau & Psycho  La religion est-elle innée? (2010); republié dans L'Essentiel Cerveau & Psycho (2014)  ·  Le Monde de l'Intelligence

Greece   Ψυχής δρόμοι  Faith, non-faith, and their forms: The role of personality (in Greek) (2011)

Canada   Radio-Canada

Russia   психология

Spain   Tendencias21
Colombia   El Tiempo
Science blogs   EpiphenomScience of religion

Wikipedia   Religion, Morality, Morality and religion, Criticism of religion, Secular morality, Religion and personality, Conscientiousness, Openness to Experience, HEXACO

Existence and limits of religious prosociality

UCL Press release (7/7/2009) La religion a-t-elle des effets sur nos comportements sociaux?

Belgium   Le Soir
UK   The Psychologist
USA   APS Observer (evolutionary perspective

Blog   Epihenom

Wikipedia   Religion, Comportement prosocial

Religion, sexuality, homophobia, and sexism

Is the conflict btw religion and sexuality still present in secular contexts? Does sexuality determine spirituality and morality? Is moral opposition altruistically motivated? Does religious homophobia imply aggression? Do religous ideas implictly activate sexism?


Internal conflict between sexuality and religion

UCL Press release (27 septembre 2016)  Religion et sexualité: des “ennemies” pour toujours?

Belgium   Le Soir    Le Vif-Bodytalk    UCL Sciencetoday
USA    Psychology Today-online

Religious (hostile) homophobia; non-prosocially motivated moral opposition

UCL Press release (23 avril 2013)  Hostilité à l’homosexualité et l’homoparentalité: les motivations

Belgium   RTBF-La Première: Le Journal  ·  L'Avenir  ·  Psychologies  ·  Dimanche

Canada   Huffington Post Québec

Croatia   CroL

France   Le Cercle Psy  ·  La Vie

Switzerland  Sage-Femme.ch

Wikipedia: Homosexuality and religion

Sexism and religion

International: PsyPost

Humor and humor styles

Does religion conflict with humor? Who likes sick humor? Does humor of married vs. divorced people differ?

Belgium   Le Soir (Humour en entreprise)  ·  Le Soir-Victor (Humour et pouvoir)  ·  Le Soir-Victoire (rire ·  RH (Ressources Humaines) Tribune  · RTBF-La Une: Medialog: Humour dans les médias

Brazil   Mente e Cérebro (religion and humor)

Germany   Gehrin & Geist

Sweden   Helsingborgs Dagblad  ·  Filmint-Film International

USA   New York Post-online

Birth order effects

Are all laterborns similar in differing from the firstborn? Does birth order impact personality and religiosity?


Huffington Post: USA, Italy, USA, Spain, Canada, Germany, France, Greece

USA   Parents Magazine  ·  The Atlantic
France   GQ Magazine
Chile   Radio BiobioChile, El Dinamo

Miracles and counterintuitive beliefs

Emotional vs. cognitive factors; psychology of the extraordinary; are all beliefs the same? believing in the horoscope

Extraordinary religious phenomena and counterintuitive religious beliefs

L'Essentiel Cerveau & Psycho   Croyances: Tous concernés, n° 20, nov 2013-jan 2014; cf. aussi l'introduction: Les multiples facettes des croyances

Belgium   Le Soir (apocalypse, père Noel, bénédiction des smartphones, miracles, croyance au paranormal)

Effects of believing in the horoscope (Magali Clobert and coll.'s work)

UCL Press release Lire notre horoscope peut nous changer

Belgium   RTBF  ·  7/7  ·  Bx1 télé  ·  UCL ScienceToday  ·  L'Avenir

USA   Pacific Standard  ·  Format Magazine
Spain   Proexpansion
Blog  
Daily Science

Other

 

Austria   Österreichischer Rundfunk (IAPR Conference in Vienna)

Belgium   Radio Twizz, Cathobel, Moustique (racism), Femmes d'aujourd'hui (personality types), RTBF-La Une (rituel religieux)

Canada   Radio-Montréal

France   La Croix, Le Figaro (relig. alimentation), France Inter-Radio, Lecture Jeune (adolescence et foi)

Israel   Arutz Sheva-Israel (antisemitism)

Portugal   Revista Família Cristã

Spain   Tendencias21

Switzerland   FACTS Magazine, Radio Svizzera Italiana (Bose conference)

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