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Vassilis Saroglou

Vassilis Saroglou

Research area:
Personality and social psychology of religion

Research themes:
(1) Religion and personality (Big Five; sense of humor; need for closure)
(2) Religion, morality (values, moral principlism), and social behavior (prosocial, antisocial, submission)
(3) Religion, culture, and acculturation
(4) Specific orientations and groups: fundamentalism, cults
(5) Positive emotions, religion and spirituality

Awards:
Early Career Award, APA-Division 36 (2005)
Quinquennial Godin Prize, International Association for the Psychology of Religion (2006)
Mentoring Award, APA-Division 36 (2013)

International Service
President of the International Association for the Psychology of Religion (2011- )
Associate Editor of the International Journal for the Psychology of Religion (2007- )
Guest Editor of the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology (2011, 42, 8)

Primary Interests:

  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Culture and Ethnicity
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Helping, Prosocial Behavior
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Persuasion, Social Influence

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Vassilis Saroglou
Social and Organizational Psychology Unit
Université catholique de Louvain
10, place du Cardinal Mercier
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Belgium

  • Phone: + 32 10 47 82 74
  • Fax: + 32 10 47 48 34

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