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Tedx Talk 2019 about neuroenchantment

On the pros and cons of the placebo-effect and why we should all seek spiritual experiences

Radboud Reflects Nijmegen

Discussie over de vraag of religie nu wel of niet in je brein zit

Studium Generale Utrecht 2019

Waarom we altijd betekenis waarnemen in toevallige gebeurtenissen

Participants about the God Helmet experiment

AT5 about our research

Item on the Amsterdam television channel

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Slides Presentation on Open Science and Replication at APA 36th midyear conference

Please find below the slides from the presentation at the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality conference at Bowling Green, April 5th 2019

"Did I do that?" Effects of placebo brain stimulation

PAPER - Our paper about the effects of placebo brain stimulation on neural mechanisms of error processing and the sense of agency is now available for 'early access' at the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

"Extase" on Religious Experiences now available

BOOK - The book Extase on Religious Experiences has been published at Boom Uitgevers, Amsterdam! Click on the button to see where you can buy the book (in Dutch). 

"The Nature of Unbelief"

GRANT - Together with Uffe Schjoedt from the University of Aarhus, Denmark & Marjaana Lindeman from the University of Helsinki, Finland we received a grant to study the nature of unbelief.

"Brain Mechanisms in Religion and Spirituality"

PAPER - Our paper about 'Brain mechanisms in religion and spirituality: An integrative predictive processing framework' has been published at Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 

"Procial Behavior in Catholics and Protestants"

PAPER - A new paper about prosocial behavior in Catholics and Protestants is out now at IJPR!

"Unleashing the Hidden Powers of the Mind"

GRANT - We received a grant from the Bial Foundation, in collaboration with dr. Uffe Schjoedt (Aarhus University) and prof. dr. Marcel Brass (University of Ghent) on 'Unleashing the Hidden Powers of the Mind Through Manipulating Belief in Cognitive Enhancement Devices'. Starting in July 2017 we will further explore the potential of placebo brain stimulation to manipulate human experience and performance!

"Religious Replication Project"

GRANT - In collaboration with Eric-Jan Wagenmakers we have been awarded a grant by the John Templeton Foundation on the "Religious Replication Project: Using Pre-registered Replications and Bayesian Statistics to Improve the Experimental Study of Religion". Starting in July 2017 a prospective PhD student will focus on the issue of replicability in the psychology of religion.

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Volkskrant on the God Helmet at Lowlands

ARTICLE - A news article in De Volkskrant about the God Helmet experiment at the Lowlands Music Festival in 2016. 

NOS.nl about the God Helmet experiment

ARTICLE - News article about the God Helmet at NOS.nl

Leugens.nl about the God Helmet experiment

ARTICLE - A discussion of the God Helmet experiment at Lowlands on Leugens.nl

DeMorgen about the God Helmet experiment

ARTICLE - Belgian newspaper DeMorgen about the God Helmet experiment at Lowlands.

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