Interpersonal movement synchrony facilitates pro-social behavior in children's peer-play.
Dr Emma Cohen: List of publications
'Caution, this treatment is a placebo. It might work, but it might not': why emerging mechanistic evidence for placebo effects does not legitimise complementary and alternative medicines in sport.
The evolution of religion and morality: a synthesis of ethnographic and experimental evidence from eight societies
Religiosity and resource allocation in Marajó, Brazil
Group exercise and social bonding
Hearing in color: How expectations distort perception of skin tone.
Cross-cultural dataset for the evolution of religion and morality project.
Moralistic gods, supernatural punishment and the expansion of human sociality.
Corrigendum: Movement Synchrony Forges Social Bonds across Group Divides.
Movement Synchrony Forges Social Bonds across Group Divides.
Synchrony and exertion during dance independently raise pain threshold and encourage social bonding.
Rock with me: the role of movement synchrony in infants' social and nonsocial choices.
Social Bonds and Exercise: Evidence for a Reciprocal Relationship.
Religion, synchrony, and cooperation
Who owns culture now?
The development of tag-based cooperation via a socially acquired trait
The cultural evolution of religion
The Evolution of Tag-Based Cooperation in Humans The Case for Accent
Seeking a rapprochement between anthropology and the cognitive sciences: a problem-driven approach.
Cross-cultural similarities and differences in person-body reasoning: experimental evidence from the United Kingdom and Brazilian Amazon.
Rowers' high: behavioural synchrony is correlated with elevated pain thresholds.
Fetishes and Monuments: Afro-Brazilian Art and Culture in the 20th Century
When minds migrate: Conceptualizing spirit possession
Conceptualizing spirit possession: Ethnographic and experimental evidence
What is spirit possession? Defining, comparing, and explaining two possession forms