Robert McCauley

William Rand Kenan Jr. University Professor
Director of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture
Emory University

What He Studies

The cognitive science of religion, and the relationship between the cognitive and cultural foundations of religion and science.

in the news

7 Reasons Why It's Easier for Humans to Believe in God Than Evolution

What science can tell us about our not-so-scientific minds.
— Mother Jones


Science as a (Fragile) Cultural Adaptation

Science provides a foundation for modern life, but a broad view of cultural evolution reveals science to be very unusual, very recent, and very fragile. David Sloan Wilson interviews Robert McCauley.
— This View of Life


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Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-727-0103
Fax: 404-727-0372