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By Michael Nielsen, Ph.D.


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Most Recent Updates:
Remembering Eugene I. Taylor, Jr. (1946-2013)
What is it like to be a professor in Psych of Religion?
Student Engagement in Psychology of Religion

[Ideas for teaching Psych of Religion, from Promoting Student Engagement, vol. 2]

New Grad School Opportunities
Heythrop College, University of London, offers a M.A. in Psychology of Religion. Glyndwyr University in Wales now offers an online M.Sc. in psychology of religion. More information on graduate school is available at my graduate study page.

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New Religious Movements

Science and Religion

Religion & Science News Update

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      Download my software for computing Scott's H statistic
      [Used in social psychological research on self-complexity. Described in Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 28 (1996), pp. 483-485. This program is saved as a "zip" file. In order to download, click on the link, save it to your disk, and use a file utility program to unzip/unarchive the file.]

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Research Opportunities

Participate in psychological research on religion and spirituality. Click on the links to learn more about the studies.

  • Soul and the Afterlife
  • Technology & Religion (Christians Only)
  • Technology & Religion (Muslims Only)
  • Religiosity Scales Project
  • Positive Psychology and Spirituality Survey

  • Psychology of Religion Research and Teaching Exchange

    A database to facilitate research and teaching in psychology of religion. Current participants include over 70 psychologists and other scholars from around the world: North America, South America, Europe, and Oceania.

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    Featured Films

    Winged MigrationA selective list of films that are relevant in a psychology of religion course, or that you might like to view for your own enjoyment. Click to see my current recommendations.


    Featured Books

    Click here for my recommendations on noteworthy books in the field. These are the books that I find to be especially useful for my students -- and for myself! Click here for my current recommendations.

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