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2020
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Mental Disorders
Opioid Analgesics
Immune System
Mental Health
Inflammation
2019
Spirituality
Population
Self Report
New Age
Implicit Measures
3 Citations (Scopus)

Atheists on the Santiago way

Farias, M., Coleman III, T. J., Bartlett, J. E., Oviedo, L., Soares, P., Santos, T. & del Carmen Bas, M., 2019, In : Sociology of Religion. 80, 1, p. 28–44 17 p.

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pilgrimage
transcendence
Religion
questionnaire
community
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The effects of belief in God and science on acute stress

Farias, M. & Newheiser, A-K., 1 Jun 2019, In : Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice. 6, 2, p. 214-223 10 p.

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Religion
European Union
Exercise Test
Psychological Stress
Hydrocortisone
2018
25 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

The limited prosocial effects of meditation: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Kreplin, U., Farias, M. & Brazil, I. A., 2018, Scientific Reports, 8, p. 2403.

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meditation
empathy
prejudice
aggression
social behavior
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
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How to tell a happy from an unhappy schizotype: Personality factors and mental health outcomes in individuals with psychotic experiences

Alminhana, L. O., Farias, M., Claridge, G., Cloninger, C. R. & Moreira-Almeida, A., 2017, In : Revista Braslileira de Psiquiatria. 39, 2, p. 126-132 7 p.

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Personality
Mental Health
Personality Tests
Equipment and Supplies
Temperament
1 Citation (Scopus)

Self-Directedness Predicts Quality of Life in Individuals with Psychotic Experiences: A 1-Year Follow-Up Study

Alminhana, L. O., Farias, M., Claridge, G., Cloninger, C. R. & Moreira-Almeida, A., 2017, In : Psychopathology. 50, 4, p. 239-245 7 p.

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Quality of Life
Anhedonia
Temperament
Psychology
Brazil
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Supernatural Belief Is Not Modulated by Intuitive Thinking Style or Cognitive Inhibition.

Farias, M., van Mulukom, V., Kahane, G., Kreplin, U., Joyce, A., Soares, P., Oviedo, L., Hernu, M., Rokita, K., Savulescu, J. & Möttönen, R., 8 Nov 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 15100.

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pilgrimage
god
paradigm
experiment
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Biclustering Models for Two-Mode Ordinal Data

Matechou, E., Liu, I., Fernandez, D., Farias, M. & Gjelsvik, B., Sep 2016, In : Psychometrika. 81, 3, p. 611-624

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Biclustering
Ordinal Data
Publications
Finite Mixture Models
Model Fitting
8 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Can DSM-5 Differentiate between Non-Pathological Possession and Dissociative Identity Disorder? A Case Study from an Afro-Brazilian Religion

Delmonte, R., Lucchetti, G., Moreira-Almeida, A. & Farias, M., 2016, In : Journal of Trauma & Dissociation. 17, 3, p. 322-337

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Multiple Personality Disorder
Religion
Dissociative Disorders
Loneliness
Family Conflict
17 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

Has the science of mindfulness lost its mind?

Farias, M. & Wikholm, C., 1 Dec 2016, In : BJPsych Bulletin. 40, 6, p. 329-332

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Mindfulness
Meditation
Mental Health
Individuality
Research
1 Citation (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Why would anyone want to believe in Big Gods?

Brazil, I. A. & Farias, M., 7 Mar 2016, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39, p. 24-25 2 p., e7.

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Social Environment
Uncertainty
god
uncertainty
Deity
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)
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Yoga
Prisoners
Demography
Prisons
Psychological Stress
104 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

‘Utilitarian’ judgments in sacrificial moral dilemmas do not reflect impartial concern for the greater good

Kahane, G., Everett, J. A. C., Earp, B. D., Farias, M. & Savulescu, J., Jan 2015, In : Cognition. 134, January 2015, p. 193-209

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egoism
donation
money
assistance
moral philosophy
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

'And the pain just disappeared into insignificance': The healing response in Lourdes - Performance, psychology and caring

Goldingay, S., Dieppe, P. & Farias, M., 2014, In : International Review of Psychiatry. 26, 3, p. 315-323

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain
Psychology
Healing
Lourdes
Ritual Healing
11 Citations (Scopus)

Rise of Pilgrims on the Camino to Santiago: Sign of Change or Religious Revival?

Oviedo, L., de Courcier, S. & Farias, M., 1 Sep 2014, In : Review of Religous Research . 56, 3, p. 433-442 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Revival
Religion
Pilgrims
Pilgrimage
Secularization
2013
42 Citations (Scopus)

Cold or calculating? Reduced activity in the subgenual cingulate cortex reflects decreased emotional aversion to harming in counterintuitive utilitarian judgment

Wiech, K., Kahane, G., Shackel, N., Farias, M., Savulescu, J. & Tracey, I., 2013, In : Cognition. 126, 3, p. 364-372 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gyrus Cinguli
cognition
emotion
moral judgement
lack
56 Citations (Scopus)

Participation in a 10-week course of yoga improves behavioural control and decreases psychological distress in a prison population

Bilderbeck, A. C., Farias, M., Brazil, I. A., Jakobowitz, S. & Wikholm, C., 2013, In : Journal of Psychiatric Research. 47, 10, p. 1438-1445 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Yoga
Prisons
Psychology
Population
Psychological Stress
47 Citations (Scopus)

Scientific faith: Belief in science increases in the face of stress and existential anxiety

Farias, M., Newheiser, A. K., Kahane, G. & de Toledo, Z., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 49, 6, p. 1210-1213 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

existential anxiety
faith
Anxiety
science
experiment
15 Citations (Scopus)

Unusual but sound minds: Mental health indicators in spiritual individuals

Farias, M., Underwood, R. & Claridge, G., Aug 2013, In : British Journal of Psychology. 104, 3, p. 364-381 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spirituality
Mental Health
Anxiety
Depression
Religion
2012
81 Citations (Scopus)

The neural basis of intuitive and counterintuitive moral judgment

Kahane, G., Wiech, K., Shackel, N., Farias, M., Savulescu, J. & Tracey, I., Apr 2012, In : Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 7, 4, p. 393-402 10 p., nsr005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gyrus Cinguli
Motor Cortex
Visual Cortex
Neuroimaging
Decision Making
2011
58 Citations (Scopus)

The functional nature of conspiracy beliefs: Examining the underpinnings of belief in the Da Vinci Code conspiracy

Newheiser, A. K., Farias, M. & Tausch, N., Dec 2011, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 51, 8, p. 1007-1011 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Religion
Individuality
Anxiety
Psychology
Direction compound
2009
13 Citations (Scopus)

What's Wrong With Research Literatures? And How to Make Them Right

Howard, G. S., Hill, T. L., Maxwell, S. E., Baptista, T. M., Farias, M. H., Coelho, C., Coulter-Kern, M. & Coulter-Kern, R., Jun 2009, In : Review of General Psychology. 13, 2, p. 146-166 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Applied Psychology
Religion
Violence
Psychotherapy
2008
83 Citations (Scopus)

An fMRI study measuring analgesia enhanced by religion as a belief system

Wiech, K., Farias, M., Kahane, G., Shackel, N., Tiede, W. & Tracey, I., 15 Oct 2008, In : Pain. 139, 2, p. 467-476 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Religion
Analgesia
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pain
Prefrontal Cortex
35 Citations (Scopus)
Atheist
Collectivism
New Age
Individualism
Self-concept
2006
5 Citations (Scopus)
New Age
empowerment
individualism
Life Story
Empowerment
2005
44 Citations (Scopus)

Personality and cognitive predictors of New Age practices and beliefs

Farias, M., Claridge, G. & Lalljee, M., Oct 2005, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 39, 5, p. 979-989 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personality
Self Report
Hypersensitivity
Population