Emma Cohen -
Cohen, E. Emily Burdett, Nicola Knight, & Justin Barrett (in press) Cross-cultural similarities and differences in person-body reasoning: experimental evidence from the UK and Brazilian Amazon.Cognitive Science
Cohen, E. (in press) “Around a Book” journal feature; invited response to three critical commentaries onThe Mind Possessed (to appear in first issue of Religion and Society
Robert McCauley & E. Cohen (2010) Cognitive science and the naturalness of religion. Philosophy Compass, 5: 779-792
Cohen, E., Robin Ejsmond-Frey, Nicola Knight & Robin Dunbar. (2010) Rowers’ high: elevated endorphin release under conditions of active behavioural synchrony. Biology Letters, 6 (1): 106-108
Cohen, E. (2010) Anthropology of knowledge. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 16: s193-s202
Cohen, E. (2009) How useful is it to invoke evolutionary explanations for morality? (debate with Prof. Helen Haste). People & Science (Periodical of the British Science Association), March 2009, pp. 10-11
Cohen, E., Jon Lanman, Robert N. McCauley, & Harvey Whitehouse (2008) “Common criticisms of Cognitive Science of Religion – Answered”, invited paper for edited special edition of the Bulletin of the Council of Societies for the Study of Religion, Vol 37 (4), pp. 112-115.
Cohen, E. (2008) What is spirit possession? Defining, comparing, and explaining two possession forms.Ethnos 73 (1), pp. 101-126
Cohen, E. & J. Barrett. (2008) When minds migrate: conceptualizing spirit possession. Journal of Cognition and Culture 8, pp. 23-48
Cohen, E. & J. Barrett (2008) Conceptualizing spirit possession: ethnographic and experimental evidence. Ethos, 36 (2), pp. 245-266
Cohen. E. (2007) The mind possessed: The cognition of spirit possession in an Afro-Brazilian religious tradition. New York: Oxford University Press
Cohen. E. (forthcoming) “Channellers, cowries and conversations with the gods: Explaining multiple divination methods in an Afro-Brazilian religious tradition” (to appear in volume on magic and divination edited by Jesper Sorensen & Anders Klostergaard).
Cohen, E. (forthcoming) “Out with ‘Religion’: A novel framing of the religion debate”. Invited book chapter for edited collection of the proceedings of the Oxford Amnesty Lectures, 2008.
Cohen, E. & Justin Barrett (in press) ‘Folk anthropology’: The cognitive anthropology of the person. Invited chapter, to appear in In search of self: Interdisciplinary perspectives on personhood, ed. J. Wentzel van Huysteen & Erik Wiebe.
Cohen. E. (2007) “Witchcraft and Sorcery” In Religion, anthropology and cognitive science, eds. H. Whitehouse & J. Laidlaw. Durham: Carolina Academic Press
Cohen, E. (2007) Not myself today: A cognitive account of the transmission of spirit possession concepts. In The evolution of religion: studies, theories, and critiques, eds. J. Bulbulia et al. Santa Margarita, CA: Collins Foundation Press