Religious Americans Have Less Positive Attitudes Toward Science, but This Does Not Extend to Other Cultures

  title={Religious Americans Have Less Positive Attitudes Toward Science, but This Does Not Extend to Other Cultures},
  author={Jonathon McPhetres and Jonathan Jong and Miron Zuckerman},
  journal={Social Psychological and Personality Science},
  pages={528 - 536}
It is commonly claimed that science and religion are logically and psychologically at odds with one another. However, previous studies have mainly examined American samples; therefore, generalizations about antagonism between religion and science may be unwarranted. We examined the correlation between religiosity and attitudes toward science across 11 studies including representative data from 60 countries (N = 66,438), nine convenience samples from the United States (N = 2,160), and a cross… 

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