Two doctoral fellowships in cognition and culture

These are offered to work with Pascal Boyer as part of a new interdisciplinary project at the University of Lyons, France, starting September 2013. Our new team of one PI and two postdocs will do research on [a] threat-detection: influence of evolved cognitive processes on the perception of risk in modern societies, particularly in terms of inter-group relations; evolution and modern societies: influence of evolved cognition on political and economic attitudes in modern large-scale societies. Knowledge of French is not (initially) required.

deadline: May the 26th., 2013.

Candidates should have pursued (or be finishing) Master’s level studies in relevant fields in anthropology, psychology, economics or other social sciences. For more information, please write to pboyer [at], providing details of your studies so far and of your goals.


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