Filip Uzarevic is a research fellow (Aspirant) of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS) and prepares a PhD in psychology.
He is member of the Centre for Psychology of Religion at the UCL Institute of Psychological Sciences.
Education and career
2015-2019: Research fellow (Aspirant), FNRS (Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research)
2014- : Ph.D. in psychology, UCLouvain
2014-2015: Research fellow for a project from JTF (John Templeton Foundation, USA)
2013: Master in psychology, University of Zagreb, Croatia
10/2012-01/2013: Erasmus research intern, UCLouvain
2009: Bachelor in psychology, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Psychology of atheism, belief systems, dogmatism; awe and beliefs
Publications and papers
Rigo, C., Uzarevic, F., & Saroglou, V. (2016). Make love and lose your religion and virtue: Recalling sexual experience undermines spiritual intentions and moral behavior . Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 55, 23-39.
Uzarevic, F., Ljubotina, D., & Knezovic, Z. (2016). God representations: An exploratory study on a Croatian adolescent sample . Research in Social Scientific Study of Religion, 27, 24-42.
Uzarevic, F., Prade, C., & Saroglou, V. (2015, August). Awe’s effect on self-decentration and spirituality. Paper presented at the International Association for Psychology of Religion Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.
Užarević, F., Prade, C., & Saroglou, V. (2015, February). Awe’s effects on humility and spirituality. Poster presented at the 7th Psychology of Religion and Spirituality SPSP Preconference, Long Beach, CA, USA.
Užarević, F., Rigo, C., & Saroglou, V. (August, 2013). Religion versus sexuality or sexuality versus religion? In C. Rigo & V. Saroglou (Chairs), Sacred versus sexual: New theorization and findings on religion, sexuality, and related prejudice. Symposium conducted at the International Association for Psychology of Religion Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Rigo, C., Uzarevic, F., & Saroglou, V. (2013, May). Make love and lose your religion: Experimental evidence for a causal link. In V. Saroglou (chair), Sexuality, women, and gays as targets of religious mistrust: Experimental and cross-cultural evidence on causal links and underlying mechanisms. Symposium conducted at the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences Annual Meeting.
Užarević F., Pavlić, M., Butković, A., Vukasović, T., & Bratko, D. (2012, May). Konformizam i glazbene preferencije adolescenata [Conformity and adolescents' musical preferences]. Poster presented in 18th Psychology Days in Zadar, Croatia.
Pavlić, M., Užarević, F., Mimica, B., & Čudina, A. (2011, April). Dobne i spolne razlike u glazbenim preferencijama [Age and sex differences in musical preferences]. Poster presented in 20th Ramiro and Zoran Bujas Days in Zagreb, Croatia.
Filip is also author or co-author of other papers presented at national and international conferences. These papers are not listed here to avoid possible identification of authorship in related blinded manuscripts submitted for publication.
2016 Travel grant, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Student Travel Award Committee, for participation at the 2017 Annual Convention (San Antonio, TX)
Press - Media
Le Soir (Sexuality vs religion and ethics, Oct 2, 2016)
UCLouvain, Dept. of Psychology
Centre for Psychology of Religion
Pl. du Cardinal Mercier 10, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Phone : +32 10 47 80 76 Fax : +32 10 47 48 34
Email : Filip Uzarevic