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Human Sciences

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Development of a scientific classification (taxonomy) of religious practices in health to rigourise the design and evaluation of interventions Coventry University Deborah Lycett; Riya Patel $232,181
Accurately Measuring Religious Belief and Attitudes Around the World University of British Columbia Azim Shariff; Will Gervais $139,697
Characterizing and Predicting Variation in Representations of Gods across Culture and History The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kurt Gray; Joshua Jackson $234,398
The Intellectual Humility of Psychological Scientists Before and After the Credibility Revolution University of California, Davis Simine Vazire; Alexa Tullett $233,018
Building the Alister Hardy Archive 2.0 : Planning Phase Center for Mind and Culture Wesley Wildman; Leslie Francis $234,697

 

Natural Sciences

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Beyond Darwin – Establishing a Theory of Individual-Specific Adaptation, Complementary to Natural Selection Weizmann Institute of Science Yoav Soen $601,583

 

Philosophy & Theology

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Adam Green – ACT Fellowship Application: Divine Hiddenness in Cross-Cultural Perspective Azusa Pacific University Adam Green $191,293
Consciousness and Free Will: A Joint Neuroscientific-Philosophical Investigation Chapman University Uri Maoz $5,344,062
Evangelical Theology and the Doctrine of Creation Trinity International University Tom McCall; Geoffrey Fulkerson $4,163,270

 

Public Engagement

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The Everything Happens Project Issachar Fund Catherine Bowler; Sara Hohnstein $210,180
Phase II – Moral Foundation of Movies: Examining the Virtuous Content and Financial Performance of Popular Films University of California Santa Barbara Rene Weber; Stacy Smith $234,219

 

Character Virtue Development

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Character Virtue Development within Moral Ecology: A Proposal for a Fellows Program to Mine Moral Ecology Data In Medias Res Educational Foundation Ryan Olson $742,952

Individual Freedom & Free Markets

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Religion, Institutions, and the Global Common Good Research Project Religious Freedom Institute Timothy Shah; Thomas Farr $1,739,050

 

Recently Featured Grants

New $5.34 Million Grant to Examine the Neuroscience of Free Will

 

Grantees in the News

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Templeton Foundation Awards $5.34 Million to Examine Free Will March 28, 2019 Philanthropy News Digest Consciousness and Free Will: A Joint Neuroscientific-Philosophical Investigation
Study: Faith Practices Have Powerful Benefits for Teens March 25, 2019 ChurchLeaders Advancing Health, Religion, and Spirituality Research from Public Health to End of Life
Which Came First, Vengeful Gods or Complex Civilizations? March 25, 2019 Smithsonian Axial-Age Religions and the Z-Curve of Human Egalitarianism
Philosophers and neuroscientists join forces to see whether science can solve the mystery of free will March 21, 2019 Science Consciousness and Free Will: A Joint Neuroscientific-Philosophical Investigation
Big Religion May Have Gotten Too Much Credit for the Evolution of Modern Society March 20, 2019 Scientific American Axial-Age Religions and the Z-Curve of Human Egalitarianism
Taking the message ‘It’s OK to not be OK’ global March 19, 2019 ASU Now The Pathways to Character Project
Interactive Constitution Classroom Edition on Its Way March 19, 2019 The Journal Coalition of Freedom
How to Do Interdisciplinary Work that Works March 16, 2019 Patheos Synthesizing Empirical Findings and Theory in the Scientific Study of Religion
Why Strong Character Is a Foundation of Resilience March 7, 2019 Psychology Today The Spiritual, Character, and Virtue Formation of Seminarians
Creating and Pilot Testing a Seminarian Character/Virtue and Spiritual Development Program Assessment Instrument
Political division can actually help us work together better March 7, 2019 Futurity.org Metaknowledge Network: Knowledge About Knowledge to Answer the Big Questions
Following conflict, a turn to the divine March 5, 2019 The Harvard Gazette The Emergence of Prosocial Religions: How Cultural Evolution Favored Beliefs and Rituals that Galvanize Large-scale Cooperation

 

Research Publications

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How do online learners study? The psychometrics of students’ clicking patterns in online courses March 25, 2019 PLoS ONE Tracking and Understanding Cultural Values using Big Data
Environmental control programs the emergence of distinct functional ensembles from unconstrained chemical reactions March 19, 2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences A molecular complexity approach to identifying bio-signatures, shadow-life, and new life forms
Exploring the Informational Transitions Bridging Simple Chemistry and Minimal Life
Editorial: Owning a Body + Moving a Body = Me? March 18, 2019 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Hong Yu Wong- ACT Fellowship Application – The New Concept of Mind
An Interdisciplinary Framework for Islamic Cognitive Theories March 11, 2019 Zygon Developing Religious Leaders with Scientific Awareness
How adaptive plasticity evolves when selected against March 8, 2019 PLoS Computational Biology Putting the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis to the Test
Evolution of resilience in protein interactomes across the tree of life March 5, 2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Putting the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis to the Test
Hope, Dying and Solidarity March 2, 2019 Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Hope and Optimism: Conceptual and Empirical Investigations
Individual differences in the effectiveness of self-distancing for young children’s emotion regulation March 1, 2019 British Journal of Developmental Psychology Fostering Self-Control: Strategies that Facilitate Working, Waiting, and Emotion Regulation