The cultural evolution of prosocial religions Ara Norenzayan Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada Ara Norenzayan is professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia. powerpoints are minimal and there's in class participation, so it's important you attend lectures. . He is the author of Big Gods: How Religion Transformed Cooperation and Conflict. . . ---Kristof K.P. “Religious Priming: A Meta-Analysis with a Focus on Prosociality.” Personality and Social Psychology Review 20(1): 27–48. Ara Norenzayan's 116 research works with 18,861 citations and 53,517 reads, including: The Moralization Bias of Gods' Minds: A Cross-Cultural Test ara is a really good lecturer and knows his materials well. ARA NORENZAYAN University of Michigan Beyond doubt, the most salient characteristic of life in this latter por-tionofthe19thcenturyisitsSPEED,—whatwemaycallitshurry,the rateatwhichwemove,thehigh-pressureatwhichwework;—andthe question to be considered is, first, whether this rapid rate is in itself a Author Biography Konrad Talmont-Kaminski, University of Bialystok. Faculty of History and Sociology Associate Professor ... Shariff, Azim F., Aiyana K. Willard, Teresa Andersen and Ara Norenzayan. 2016. Ara Norenzayan’s perspective is a kind of theological take on survival of the fittest. Read more. Vanhoutte, Metapsychology "The book is a breakthrough, and will undoubtedly influence scientific perspectives on religion and secularism. midterms were extremely easy, you just need to read the textbook well; it's more focused on studies rather than theories. there's two midterms, a short paper, and one final. "Ara Norenzayan's study Big Gods is an interesting study worthy to read."