Azim F Shariff

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oregon
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Free will and punishment: a mechanistic view of human nature reduces retribution
    Azim F Shariff
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon
    Psychol Sci 25:1563-70. 2014
  2. doi Morality and the religious mind: why theists and nontheists differ
    Azim F Shariff
    University of Oregon, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:439-41. 2014
  3. pmc The emotional toll of hell: cross-national and experimental evidence for the negative well-being effects of hell beliefs
    Azim F Shariff
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e85251. 2014
  4. doi (Implicitly) judging a book by its cover: the power of pride and shame expressions in shaping judgments of social status
    Azim F Shariff
    University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1178-93. 2012
  5. pmc Divergent effects of beliefs in heaven and hell on national crime rates
    Azim F Shariff
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e39048. 2012

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi Free will and punishment: a mechanistic view of human nature reduces retribution
    Azim F Shariff
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon
    Psychol Sci 25:1563-70. 2014
    ..These results illustrate that exposure to debates about free will and to scientific research on the neural basis of behavior may have consequences for attributions of moral responsibility. ..
  2. doi Morality and the religious mind: why theists and nontheists differ
    Azim F Shariff
    University of Oregon, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:439-41. 2014
    ..Here we discuss how these empirical trends can be explained by fundamental differences in group commitment, motivations for prosociality, cognitive styles, and meta-ethics. We conclude by elucidating key areas of moral congruence. ..
  3. pmc The emotional toll of hell: cross-national and experimental evidence for the negative well-being effects of hell beliefs
    Azim 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. ..
  4. doi (Implicitly) judging a book by its cover: the power of pride and shame expressions in shaping judgments of social status
    Azim F Shariff
    University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1178-93. 2012
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  5. pmc Divergent effects of beliefs in heaven and hell on national crime rates
    Azim 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...