News and Media


  • January 2018: With colleagues from the UK and the Netherlands I am currently running a large-scale comparative research project on science skepticism in European and Asian countries.
  • December 2017: New paper out on science skepticism. See UvA news here (Dutch) and here (English).

Research-related media

Science skepticism paper (2017)

Perceived morality of scientists paper (2016)

Religion and the existential function of belief in social-moral progress paper (2016)

Affirming scientific progress paper (2014)

Stage Theory paper (2013)

Deus or Darwin paper (2010)

Yes we can paper (2010)

Things will get better paper (2009)


Psychology of superstition media