News tagged with belief

Magical creatures help conservation

Beliefs in magical creatures can impact the protection of biodiversity, and the field of conservation needs to consider them seriously, researchers have warned.

dateAug 24, 2017 in Ecology
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Religious devotion as predictor of behavior

Robert Lynch, a postdoctoral fellow in anthropology, says the level of devotion one feels toward religious beliefs can predict how that person likely will interact with members of his own group or with members outside of ...

dateMay 24, 2017 in Social Sciences
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How many people actually believe in astrology?

Astrology and horoscope columns are a familiar feature of tabloid newspapers, women's magazines and the web. They claim, controversially for some, that there is a meaningful relationship between celestial and terrestrial ...

dateApr 28, 2017 in Social Sciences
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