Are we, like sheep, going astray: is costly signaling (or any other mechanism) necessary to explain the belief-as-benefit effect?

@article{SchuurmansStekhoven2017AreWL,
  title={Are we, like sheep, going astray: is costly signaling (or any other mechanism) necessary to explain the belief-as-benefit effect?},
  author={James Benjamin Schuurmans-Stekhoven},
  journal={Religion, Brain \& Behavior},
  year={2017},
  volume={7},
  pages={258 - 262}
}
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