Affect and belief in God
A note for Lesson no. 6, "Brains Make More Than One Kind of Mind," in Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 105 is:
If you're a religious person, affect helps you feel connected to God.
For an engaging read, see this reference.
- Desteno, David. 2021. How God Works. New York: Simon & Schuster.
- Shenhav, Amitai, David G. Rand, and Joshua D. Greene. 2012. "Divine Intuition: Cognitive Style Influences Belief in God." Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 141 (3): 423–428.
- Asma, Stephen T. 2018. "Religion is about emotion regulation, and it’s very good at it." Aeon, September 25.