Thrive Center for Human Development
"...exploring the science and practice of nurturing optimal development."
The Thrive Center exists to promote human thriving by:
- Researching the development of child and adolescent spirituality, character and competence, and
- Providing resources for individuals and organizations that assist young people to become flourishing adults.
Director: Dr. Justin Barrett
Manager: Rebecca Dorsey Sok
Faculty (in alphabetical order): Drs. Justin Barrett, James Furrow, Pamela Ebstyne King, Sarah Schnitker, and Maria Wong
Research topics and projects
- Cognitive Science of Religion
- Is Religion Natural? The Chinese Challenge