008: Anxiety, Rituals and Religion with Martin Lang

Martin Lang introduces his current study of rituals and ritualization in laboratory and field settings.  He continues with the discuss of his latest project which is focused on the connection between ritual behaviors and anxiety.  More specifically he found that when people experience anxiety, they tend to behave in a ritual like fashion.  He expands on the role or ritualization and religion in our everyday lives and concludes the interview by discussing how Mickey Mouse and gods are compared in his field of work. Credits: "Wallpaper"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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