"Water is unknown to a fish until it discovers air." -Marshall McLuhan
Welcome to the Culture and Religion Lab
We use perspectives from social and cultural psychology, neuroscience and biology, and cognitive psychology and cognitive science to examine questions about culture and religion. Please have a look around to see what we do!
Award SEPTEMBER 2015 - Alexandria West received the John W. Berry Award for the Best Student Paper from the International and Cross-Cultural Psychology section of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).
Post-doctoral Fellowship SEPTEMBER 2015 - Andy Ng began his post-doctoral fellowship in Marketing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign working with Dr. Sharon Shavitt.
Scholarship MAY 2015 - Alexandria West received a CGS Doctoral Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Grant Funding APRIL 2015 - Drs. Joni Sasaki and Richard Lalonde received a SSHRC Insight Grant to study the model minority stereotype.
Scholarship APRIL 2015 - Alexandria West received a scholarship from the Ontario Graduate Student Program (OGS) to support her graduate studies.
Old (but still good) News Grant Funding DECEMBER 2014 - Dr. Joni Sasaki received a John Templeton Foundation research grant to study genetic and cognitive explanations for religious altruism.
Conference Travel Award SEPTEMBER 2014 - Alexandria West received a Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) travel award to present her research at the upcoming conference in Long Beach, CA.
Research Scholarship JULY 2014 - Joshua Guilfoyle received a ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship from the Embassy of Switzerland to conduct research during the summer with Dr. Veronika Job at the University of Zurich.
Grant Funding JUNE 2014 - Dr. Joni Sasaki received an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to study responses to genetic information from a cultural perspective.
Scholarship APRIL 2014 - Alexandria West received a scholarship from the Ontario Graduate Student Program (OGS) to support her graduate studies.