Verge of Discovery
Verge of Discovery
Evgeniy Shishkin - interviews with the experts in science and technology fields.
008: Anxiety, Rituals and Religion with Martin Lang
30 minutes Posted Sep 27, 2015 at 11:00 pm.
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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.


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