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Author Tremlin, Todd.

Title Minds and gods : the cognitive foundations of religion / Todd Tremlin ; foreword by E. Thomas Lawson
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 222 pages) : illustrations
Summary This volume explains the origins and persistence of religious ideas on the basis of common structures and functions of human thought. It describes the evolutionary forces that molded the modern human mind. It details many adapted features of the brain, illustrating their operation with examples of everyday human behavior
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Psychology, Religious.
Psychology and religion.
Evolutionary psychology.
Thought and thinking -- Religious aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199784721 ebook
0199784728 ebook