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Post Analytic Thinking Affects Religious Belief

(Psych Central News) A new study finds that analytic thinking can decrease religious belief, even in devout believers. Researchers at the University of British Columbia set out to explore the fundamental question of why people believe in God in varying degrees. They used problem-solving tasks and subtle experimental priming, such as asking participants to complete questionnaires in hard-to-read [...]

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