Mind and variability: Mental Darwinism, memory and self. Volume 3: Religions and Controversies Patrick McNamara and Wesley J. De-personalization and the psychobiology of evil. Perspectives on Cosmogony Varadaraja V. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 2 1 , 30-34. Energetic constraints, not predation, influence the evolution of sleep patterning in mammals.
Response to Taves et al. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution Series. Religion and the frontal lobes. Wildman is a founding member of the , and a longtime member of the , the , and the. New York: The Guilford Press. Processing complexity and sentence memory: Evidence from amnesia.
Dreaming, 10 4 , 232-245. With generous funding from the John Templeton Foundation, the three years from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018 promise intensification of a new kind of research in the academic study of religion. The first volume focuses on Origins and Destinies. New Ideas in Psychology, 14 1 , 35-46. Online versions are available, several months after they are published. Currently, he lives in suburban Boston. Religious conversion, spiritual transformation, and the neurocognition of meaning making.
This outreach effort involves blogs and documentary films. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 74, 1065-1070. Spatial perseveration in dementia with Lewy bodies. The John Templeton Foundation pp. Brain and Cognition, 72 2 , 189-196.
For more information about the journal, as well as indexes of authors and articles, please review the relevant links in the Resources menu. Wildman is Co-Founder of the. After studying divinity at the University of Sydney, he earned a Ph. Zygon: A Journal of Science and Religion, 37 1 , 143-160. The E-mail message field is required. Hyperviscosity as a possible cause of positive acoustic evoked potential findings in patients with sleep apnea. The Origins and Originators of Religion Patrick McNamara 2.
Sacred emotions and affective neuroscience: Gratitude, costly-signaling, and the brain. Readiness of critical care physicians and nurses to handle requests for organ donation. Research Publications From Institute Research Projects For information about research publications from Institute research projects, visit the using the Resources menu. Wildman and the editor is Joel Daniels, a doctoral student in Religion and Science at Boston University. The publisher is Wesley J. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27:568-569. Delayed response tasks: Parallels between experimental ablation studies and findings in patients with frontal lesions.
Mark Richardson New York: Routledge, Inc. Dreaming, 20 3 , 211-217. His work has been influenced by such figures as theologians and , comparative religion scholar , and philosophers and. Religion, meaning, and the brain. Most people do not have the time or the opportunity to decide how to weave all of these threads of knowledge and belief together into a tapestry that can help describe and guide their lives. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution Series. Dying for an Idea: Voluntary Death, Afterlife Beliefs, and Their Role in the Quest for Immortality Charles A.
Most essays also pursue a bio-cultural approach, befitting the purpose of the Institute. Series Title: Responsibility: Patrick McNamara and Wesley J. These volumes are aimed directly at this audience. This focuses on issues surrounding human nature, the ways religion is entangled in both the problems human beings face and the solutions they seek to construct, and the roles of religion in the human life cycle. Challenges facing the neurological study of religious behavior, belief and experience.
Outreach Publications As part of the outreach aspect of its mission, the Institute publishes material for a wide audience both online and in print media. These volumes are aimed directly at this audience. Palmer, Rick Goldberg, and Lyle B. Wildman has sought to rescue philosophy of religion from what he has described as its religiously parochial character by redefining it as a field of multidisciplinary, comparative inquiries rooted in secular academic institutions. Pigeons, Foxholes, and the Book of Psalms: Evolved Superstitious Responses to Cope with Stress and Uncertainty.
Books are located on Amazon. Religion and Science: History, Method, Dialogue. How does religiousness protect against risky health behaviors? Wildman is a founding member of the International Society for Science and Religion, and a longtime member of the American Theological Society, the American Academy of Religion, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Relation of religiosity and scores on fluency tests to subjective reports of health in older individuals. Wildman is a contemporary philosopher, theologian, and ethicist. Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, 2 vols.