The Evolution of Religion: How Cognitive By-Products, Adaptive Learning Heuristics, Ritual Displays, and Group Competition Generate Deep Commitments to Prosocial Religio
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Keywordsby-product hypothesis; credibility enhancing displays; cultural 40 transmission; cooperation; group competition; high gods; min;
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-EVO-2010-07-31 (Evolutionary Economics)
- NEP-NEU-2010-07-31 (Neuroeconomics)
- NEP-SOC-2010-07-31 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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