Breaking New Ground in the Science-Religion Dialogue Workshop

The objective of this workshop was to discuss cutting-edge research on the science and religion dialogue. Topics of discussion included the psychological foundations for religious and scientific beliefs, how religious and scientific beliefs are acquired, ideological biases against science, atheists, and believers, and the portrayal of science and religion debates in the media.

Organizer: Dr. Cristine Legare, Department of Psychology 

Workshop Schedule

Psychological foundation of religious & scientific beliefs

How are religious and scientific beliefs acquired?

Ideological biases against science, atheists, and believers

Portrayal of the science and religion debate in the media

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