Publications

Forthcoming
Muthukrishna, M., Doebeli, M., Chudek, M., & Henrich, J. (Forthcoming). The Cultural Brain Hypothesis: How culture drives brain expansion, sociality, and life history. PLOS Computational Biology. Pre-print Manuscript
Muthukrishna, M., Henrich, J., Toyakawa, W., Hamamura, T., Kameda, T., & Heine, S. J. (Forthcoming). Overconfidence is Universal? Elicitation of Genuine Overconfidence (Ego) Method Reveals Systematic Differences Across Domain, Task Knowledge, and Incentives in Four Populations. PLoS One.
2018
McNamara, R. A., Willard, A. K., Norenzayan, A., & Henrich, J. (2018). Weighing Outcome vs. Intent Across Societies: How cultural models of mind shape moral reasoning. Cognition. Online version
Purzycki, B. G., Pisor, A., Apicella, C., Atkinson, Q., Cohen, E., Henrich, J., McElreath, R., et al. (2018). The Cognitive and Cultural Foundations of Moral Behavior. Evolution and Human Behavior , doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2018.04.004. Online Version
Purzycki, B. G., Ross, C. T., Apicella, C., Atkinson, Q., Cohen, E., McNamara, R. A., Willard, A. K., et al. (2018). Material security, life history, and moralistic religions: A cross-cultural examination. PLoS ONE , 13 (3), e0193856. Online Version PDF
Purzycki, B. G., Henrich, J., & Norenzayan, A. (Ed.). (2018). The Evolution of Religion and Morality. Religion, Brain and Behavior , 8 (2). Access Special Issue Online
Purzycki, B. G., Henrich, J., Apicella, C., Atkinson, Q., Baimel, A., Cohen, E., McNamara, R. A., et al. (2018). The evolution of religion and morality: A synthesis of ethnographic and experimental evidence from eight societies. Religion, Brain and Behavior , 8 (2), 101-132. Online Access
McNamara, R. A., & Henrich, J. (2018). Jesus vs. the Ancestors: How specific religious beliefs shape prosociality on Yasawa Island, Fiji. Religion, Brain and Behavior , 8 (2), 185-204. Online Version
2017
Chudek, M., McNamara, R., Birch, S., Bloom, P., & Henrich, J. (2017). Do minds switch bodies? Dualist interpretations across ages and societies. Religion, Brain & Behavior , doi:10.1080/2153599X.2017.1377757. Online Version
Muthukrishna, M., Francois, P., Pourahmadi, S., & Henrich, J. (2017). Corrupting Cooperation and How Anti-Corruption Strategies May Backfire. Nature Human Behaviour , 1 (0138). Publisher's Version
Henrich, J. (2017). High Fidelity. Science , 356 (6340), 810. Publisher's Version
Henrich, J., & Tennie, C. (2017). Cultural Evolution in Chimpanzees and Humans. In M. Muller, R. Wrangham, & D. Pilbeam (Ed.), Chimpanzees and Human Evolution . Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press. Book link PDF
2016
Norenzayan, A., Shariff, A. F., Gervais, W. M., Willard, A., McNamara, R., Slingerland, E., & Henrich, J. (2016). Parochial prosocial religions: Historical and contemporary evidence for a cultural evolutionary process. Behavioral and Brain Sciences , 39, 43-65. Online Version
Purzycki, B., Apicella, C. L., Atkinson, Q., Cohen, E., McNamara, R., Willard, A., Xygalatas, D., et al. (2016). Cross-cultural dataset for the Evolution of Religion and Morality Project. Scientific Data , 3 (160099), 10.1038/sdata.2016.99. Online Version with Links to Dataset PDF
Henrich, J., Boyd, R., Derex, M., Kline, M. A., Mesoudi, A., Muthukrishna, M., Powell, A. T., et al. (2016). Understanding cumulative cultural evolution. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. , 113 (44), E6724-E6725. Online Version
Bauer, M., Blattman, C., Chytilova, J., Henrich, J., Miguel, E., & Mitts., T. (2016). Can War Foster Cooperation? Journal of Economic Perspectives , 30 (3), 249–274. Online Version PDF
McKerracher, L., Collard, M., & Henrich, J. (2016). Food Aversions and Cravings during Pregnancy on Yasawa Island, Fiji . Human Nature , 27 (3), 296-315. Online Version with Supplemental Materials PDF
Willard, A. K., Henrich, J., & Norenzayan, A. (2016). Memory and Belief in the Transmission of Counterintuitive Content. Human Nature , 27 (3), 221-243. Online Version with Supplemental Materials PDF
McNamara, R. A., & Henrich, J. (2016). Kin and Kinship Psychology both influence cooperative coordination in Yasawa, Fiji. Evolution and Human Behavior , 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2016.09.004. Online Version PDF
Shariff, A. F., Willard, A. K., Muthukrishna, M., Kramer, S. R., & Henrich, J. (2016). What is the association between religious affiliation and children’s altruism? Current Biology , 26 (15), R699–R700. Online Version

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