- The emotional toll of hell: cross-national and experimental evidence for the negative well-being effects of hell beliefsAzim F Shariff
Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e85251. 2014..Possible cultural evolutionary explanations for the persistence of such a distressing religious concept are discussed. ..
- (Implicitly) judging a book by its cover: the power of pride and shame expressions in shaping judgments of social statusAzim F Shariff
University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1178-93. 2012....
- Divergent effects of beliefs in heaven and hell on national crime ratesAzim F Shariff
Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
PLoS ONE 7:e39048. 2012..Expanding on laboratory research on religious prosociality, this is the first study to tie religious beliefs to large-scale cross-national trends in pro- and anti-social behavior...