publications
Publications supported by MALEXA
Purzycki, B., A. Norenzayan, C. Apicella, Q. Atkinson, E. Cohen, R. McNamara, A. Willard, D. Xygalatas, & J. Henrich (2016). Moralistic Gods, Supernatural Punishment and the Expansion of Human Sociality, Nature doi:10.1038/nature16980 read article

Xygalatas, D., Kundtová Klocová, E., Cigán, J., Kundt, R., Ma┼ło, P., Kotherová, S., Mitkidis, P. , Wallot, S. & Kanovsky, M. (2015). Location, location, location: Effects of cross-religious primes on prosocial behaviour,
International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. DOI: 10.1080/10508619.2015.1097287 Read article

Fischer, R. & D. Xygalatas (2014). Extreme Rituals as Social Technologies,
Journal of Cognition and Culture 14: 345–355. Read article

Mitkidis, P., D. Xygalatas, N. Buttrick, M. Porubanova & P. Lienard (2014). The Impact of Authority on Cooperation: A cross-cultural examination of systemic trust.
Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology. Read article

Fischer, R., Xygalatas, D., Mitkidis, P., Reddish, P., Konvalinka, I., & Bulbulia, J. 2014. The fire-walker’s high: Affect and physiological arousal in an extreme collective ritual.
PLOS ONE 9(2): e88355. Read article

Xygalatas, D., Mitkidis, P., Fischer, R., Reddish, P., Skewes, J., Geertz, A. W., Roepstorff, A., & Bulbulia, J. 2013. Extreme Rituals Promote Prosociality.
Psychological Science 24(8): 1602–1605. Read article

Xygalatas, D. 2012. Effects of religious setting on cooperative behaviour. A case study from Mauritius.
Religion, Brain and Behavior 3(2): 91-102. Read article


On Experimental Anthropology
Roepstorff, A., & Frith, C., 2012. Neuroanthropology or simply anthropology? Going experimental as method, as object of study, and as research aesthetic. Anthropological Theory, 12(1), 101–111. doi:10.1177/1463499612436467. Read article