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Biological Underpinnings of Religiosity

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Biological Underpinnings of Religiosity
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WarKChat ModeratorUser avatarPosts: 1211Joined: Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:59 am Gender: Tree

Post Biological Underpinnings of Religiosity

This is a lecture by Robert Sapolsky. It's a part of a course that's posted on Stanford's YT channel but this one lecture wasn't included for some reason.


Lecture Collection | Human Behavioral Biology a link to a playlist containing all the lectures in that course (except the one I linked above).
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Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:51 pm
tuxboxLeague LegendUser avatarPosts: 1172Joined: Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:05 amLocation: Vero Beach Gender: Tree

Post Re: Biological Underpinnings of Religiosity

I'm 11:27 into this and it's a really long lecture. WarK, is this guy somehow trying put religiosity and mental illness in the same category? I will continue it at a later time, but I do not have the time to watch a hour and 20 minute video at this time.

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I take it back. I am watching the whole thing. I find it interesting and the Prof is funny.

*Edit Again*

Great freakin video
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Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:00 pm
hackenslashLime TordUser avatarPosts: 2439Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:43 pm Gender: Cake

Post Re: Biological Underpinnings of Religiosity

Good stuff. Enjoyed it.
Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:06 pm
Dragan GlasContributorUser avatarPosts: 3172Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 1:55 amLocation: Ireland Gender: Male

Post Re: Biological Underpinnings of Religiosity

Greetings,

Indeed - Sapolsky, along with Frans de Waal, are top-notch primatologists.

Kindest regards,

James
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Fri Apr 10, 2015 11:36 pm
CollecemallPosts: 384Joined: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:53 am

Post Re: Biological Underpinnings of Religiosity

If you enjoyed that you should check out the following course https://www.coursera.org/learn/soulbeliefs

Free of course.
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