New publication! New, Joshua J., & German, Tamsin C. (2014). Spiders at the Cocktail Party: An Ancestral Threat that Surmounts Inattentional Blindness. Evolution and Human Behavior. PDF / USA Today article
Congratulations to Michael Barlev and Tamsin German, who along with members of the Religion, Experience, and Mind Lab Group received the 2014-15 UCSB Crossroads award for interdisciplinary research and teaching at the intersection of Psychology and Religious Studies.
New publication! Wertz, Annie E., & German, Tamsin C. (2013). Theory of Mind in the Wild: Toward Tackling the Challenges of Everyday Mental State Reasoning. PLoS ONE 8(9): e72835. PDF
An interdisciplinary research team including Michael Kinsella, Ann Taves (Religious Studies), Michael Barlev, and Tamsin German (Psychological & Brain Sciences) are awarded $250,000 from The Immortality Project at UCR (see link here) to examine the role that various beliefs and experiences have in reinforcing the Near-Death-Experience movement.
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