Ilkka Pyysiäinen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The origins of religion: evolved adaptation or by-product?
    Ilkka Pyysiäinen
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, P O Box 4, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:104-9. 2010

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Publications1

  1. doi request reprint The origins of religion: evolved adaptation or by-product?
    Ilkka Pyysiäinen
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, P O Box 4, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:104-9. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that religion evolved from pre-existing cognitive functions, but that it may then have been subject to selection, creating an adaptively designed system for solving the problem of cooperation...