Reputation and religious morality – ethnographic study among Hindus in Nepal

Research project

Short description

Reputation and religious morality – is an ethnographic case study among Hindus in Nepal. This project is a cognitive study about moral evaluations regarding reputation, cooperation, and exclusion in relation to religious ideas and supernatural agent concepts. The project investigates and test the importance of basic mutualist versus altruist principles of cooperation in assessing reputation.


  • Title: Measuring Counterintuitiveness in Supernatural Agent Dream Imagery. Front. Psychol., 09 August 2019 |
  • Title: Indirect reciprocity and reputation management in religious morality relating to concepts of supernatural agents. J. Cognitive Sci. Relig. 3, 125–153. doi:10.1558/jcsr.27256
  • Title: Nordin. A, (2020). “Counterintuitive supernaturalism as a building block of religious dream imagery”. In Larsson. G., Nordin, A., J. Svensson. Eds. An Introduction to the Building Block Approach to Religion – Critical Applications and Future Prospects. Equinox