Publications

Forthcoming
Cheng, JT, JL Tracy, and J Henrich. “Dominance is necessary to explain human status hierarchies [Comment on Durkee, Lukaszewski, and Buss].” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (Forthcoming). Extended Comment/Supplement
Hong, Ze, and J Henrich. “The cultural evolution of epistemic practices: the case of divination.” Human Nature (Forthcoming). PDF
Baimel, A, M Juda, S Birch, and J Henrich. “Machiavellian Strategist or Cultural Learner? Mentalizing and learning over development in a resource sharing game.” Evolutionary Human Sciences (Forthcoming). Final Manuscript
2021
McNamara, RA, R Senanayake, AK Willard, and J Henrich. “God's mind on morality.” Evolutionary Human Sciences 3, no. e6 (2021): 1-19. PDF
Muthukrishna, M, J Henrich, and E Slingerland. “Psychology as a historical science.” Annual Review of Psychology 72 (2021): 717-749. Full Article
Henrich, J, and M Muthukrishna. “The Origins and Psychology of Human Cooperation.” Annual Review of Psychology 72 (2021): 207-240. Full Article
Singh, M, TJ Kaptchuk, and J Henrich. “Small gods, rituals, and cooperation: The Mentawai water spirit Sikameinan.” Evolution and Human Behavior 42, no. 1 (2021): 61-72. OSF (Data & Code) PDF
2020
Awad, E, S Dsouza, R Kim, J Schulz, J Henrich, A Shariff, J-F Bonnefon, and I Rahwan. “Reply to: Life and death decisions of autonomous vehicles.” Nature 579 (2020): E3-E5. Publisher's Version
Apicella, CL, A Norenzayan, and J Henrich. “Beyond WEIRD: A review of the last decade and a look ahead to the global laboratory of the future.” Evolution and Human Behavior 41, no. 5 (2020): 319-329. Publisher's Version
Curtin, CM, HC Barrett, A Bolyanatz, A Crittenden, DMT Fessler, S Fitzpatrick, M Gurven, et al.Kinship intensity and the use of mental states in moral judgment across societies.” Evolution and Human Behavior 41, no. 5 (2020): 415-429. OSF (Data & Code) Manuscript with Supplement
Singh, M, and J Henrich. “Why do religious leaders observe costly prohibitions? Examining taboos on Mentawai shamans.” Evolutionary Human Sciences 2, no. E32 (2020): doi:10.1017/ehs.2020.32. OSF (Data & Code)
Muthukrishna, M, AV Bell, J Henrich, CM Curtin, A Gedranovich, J McInerney, and B Thue. “Beyond Western, Educated, Industrial, Rich, and Democratic (WEIRD) Psychology: Measuring and Mapping Scales of Cultural and Psychological Distance.” Psychological Science (2020). Publisher's Version additional_supplementary_materials.zip
Witkower, Z, J. L. Tracy, J. T. Cheng, and J. Henrich. “Two Signals of Social Rank: Prestige and dominance are associated with distinct nonverbal displays.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 118, no. 1 (2020): 89-120. Online Version
2019
Schulz, J, J Beauchamp, D Bahrami-Rad, and J Henrich. “The church, intensive kinship, and global psychological variation.” Science 366, no. 707 (2019): 1-12. Data PDF
Bhui, R, M Chudek, and J Henrich. “Work time and market integration in the original affluent society.” PNAS (2019): 1-6. Publisher's Version PDF
Bhui, R., M. Chudek, and J. Henrich. “How exploitation launched human cooperation.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 73, no. 78 (2019): 1-14. Online Version PDF Supplementary Materials
Lang, M, B. G. Purzycki, C. L. Apicella, Q. D. Atkinson, A Bolyanatz, E Cohen, C Handley, et al.Moralizing gods, impartiality, and religious parochialism across 15 societies.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286 (2019). Publisher's Version
Muthukrishna, M, and J Henrich. “A problem in theory.” Nature Human Behavior (2019). Link to PDF
Henrich, J., M. Bauer, A Cassar, J Chytilova, and B. G. Purzycki. “War increases religiosity.” Nature Human Behavior: Letter (2019). Publisher's Version PDF
2018
van Dorp, Lucy, Sara Lowes, Jonathan L Weigel, Naser Ansari-Pour, Saioa Lopez, Javier Mendoza-Revilla, James A. Robinson, et al.Genetic legacy of state centralization in the Kuba Kingdom of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.” PNAS 116, no. 2 (2018): 593-598. Publisher's Version PDF

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