Human Nature and the Sociology of Religion

Authors

  • Henrik Høgh-Olesen Aarhus University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jcsr.35726

Keywords:

Bioprograms, colaboration, neophile, neoteny, Optimal Stimulation Level (OSN), religion as by-product, sacrifice, sensation-seeking, ultra-social

Abstract

Human Nature and the Sociology of Religion

Author Biography

Henrik Høgh-Olesen, Aarhus University

Aarhus University

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Published

2018-05-15

How to Cite

Høgh-Olesen, H. (2018). Human Nature and the Sociology of Religion. Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion, 4(1), 55–59. https://doi.org/10.1558/jcsr.35726