Dr Oliver Scott Curry What is morality? And are there any universal moral values? Scholars have debated these questions for millennia. But now, thanks to science, we have the answers. Converging lines of evidence – from game theory, ethology, psychology, and anthropology – suggest that morality is a collection of tools for promoting cooperation. For … Continue reading Seven Moral Rules Found All Around the World
by Hagar Hazaz Berger, Bar Ilan University In 1688 the Swiss physician Johannes Hopper treated soldiers sent to the battlefield. Hopper noticed that the soldiers developed symptoms of weakness, severe abdominal pain, unwillingness to live, and especially intense and unbearable longing for the familiar physical space – home, and a desire to return there. He … Continue reading Longing for Nostalgia
Dear ENPA members,After many inspiring and encouraging conversations with Robert ‘Bob’ LeVine in Berlin and in Cambridge, Massachusetts, over the last months, we are happy to kick off our blog with his encouragement: A contribution of not only one of our mentors, but an ongoing trailblazing scholar, and co-founder of the (North American) Society of … Continue reading Bob LeVine’s words of encouragement
Welcome to our shared blog on the scopes and possibilities, the challenges and futures of Psychological Anthropology in Europe and Beyond. We invite you to share your thoughts on Psychological Anthropology and related endeavours to make your ideas resonate with those of other like-minded and interested scholars. Please direct your contributions to Keir Martin and … Continue reading Welcome!