Patty Van Cappellen

Research Scientist


I am a social psychologist interested in the affective and motivational determinants and consequences of religious/spiritual practices and beliefs. See my personal webpage for more information. I am the Associate Director of the Interdisciplinary Behavioral Research Center (IBRC). 

The Embodiment of Worship: Relations Among Postural, Psychological, and Physiological Aspects of Religious Practice awarded by John Templeton Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2020