Sept 2019: New paper online: Miyazono, K. & McKay, R. (2019). Explaining delusional beliefs: A hybrid model. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 24(5), 335-346. doi: 10.1080/13546805.2019.1664443. Find it here
August 2019: For our Dutch readers... Ryan gave an interview to Belgian news magazine Knack. Complete with cheesy pictures.
June 2019: New paper online: Ross, R. M., Brown-Iannuzzi, J. L., Gervais, W. M., Jong, J., Lanman, J. A., McKay, R. & Pennycook, G. (in press; accepted 11/04/2019). Measuring supernatural belief implicitly using the Affect Misattribution Procedure. Religion, Brain & Behavior. Find it here
April 2019: Congratulations to PhD alumnus Ben Tappin, who has taken up a post-doc at MIT with Dave Rand's group.
March 2019: Congratulations to PhD alumnus Katherine O'Lone, who has taken up a job at the Cambridge Woolf Institute.
March 2019: New papers online:
Furl, N., Averbeck, B. & McKay, R. (2019). Looking for Mr(s) Right: Decision bias can prevent us from finding the most attractive face. Cognitive Psychology, 111, 1-14. Find it here
Tappin, B. M. & McKay, R. T. (2019). Moral polarization and out-party hate in the US political context. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 7(1), 213–245. doi:10.5964/jspp.v7i1.1090 Find it here
June 2018: New paper online: Apps, M. A, J., McKay, R., Azevedo, R. T., Whitehouse, H. & Tsakiris, M. (2018). Not on my team: Medial prefrontal cortex responses to ingroup fusion and unfair monetary divisions. Brain and Behavior. 8(8). doi: 10.1002/brb3.1030. Find it here
May 2018: New papers online:
Gervais, W. M., van Elk, M., Xygalatas, D., McKay, R. T. et al. (2018). Analytic atheism: A cross-culturally weak and fickle phenomenon? Judgment and Decision Making, 13(3), 268-274. Find it here
Kavanagh, C. M., Jong, J., McKay, R. & Whitehouse, H. (2018). Positive experiences of high arousal martial arts rituals are linked to identity fusion and costly pro-group actions. European Journal of Social Psychology. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2514. Find it here
McKay, R., Jong, J. & O’Lone, K. (2018). Idolizing the indexical: Commentary on Van Leeuwen and van Elk. Religion, Brain & Behavior. doi:10.1080/2153599X.2018.1453533. Find it here