News from research
DISSINET in podcast DATAŘI
David Zbíral and Tomáš Hampejs talk about inquisition records as digital capta with Jan Cibulka in the Czech Radio podcast „DATAŘI“.
Book chapter in the newly published The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Network Research
Vojtěch Kaše (University of West Bohemia), Tomáš Glomb (Masaryk University), and Jan Fousek (Aix-Marseille University) contributed to the new Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Network Research with the chapter Networks and Religious Transformations.
CREDO project received funding from the Czech Science Foundation in the Junior Star program!
Martin Lang received the Czech National Foundation’s Junior Star grant with his project titled Computing Religious Devotion: How Reinforcing Supernatural Beliefs Affects Normative Models in the Mind.
Two LEVYNA graduates have been awarded for excellent study results
The vice-rector for Research and Doctoral Studies at Masaryk University has awarded two LEVYNA graduates - Dan Řezníček and Radim Chvaja with a price for excellent results during their Ph.D. studies.
Phases of the menstrual cycle have no effects on incentivized decision-making
In an incentivized controlled lab experiment published in the Journal of Economic Psychology, Miloš Fišar together with members of LEVYNA and other colleagues show that there are no systematic effects of ovulatory shift on salient behavioral outcomes like risk preferences, rule violation, and exploratory attitude.
New article on the ancient Roman imperial propaganda
Tomáš Glomb (MUNI), Vojtěch Kaše (ZČU), and Viktor Zavřel (MUNI) have published their article "Iconographic Trends in Roman Imperial Coinage in the Context of Societal Changes in the Second and Third Centuries CE: A Small-Scale Test of the Affluence Hypothesis" in Open Archaeology.
Costly signals induce more trustworthiness when used in religious settings like pilgrimages
In an experimental study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, Radim Chvaja, Martin Lang and colleagues show that religious *costly* signals are more effective in communicating trustworthiness to religious/secular receivers than secular signals.