Cultural group selection

2019
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
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
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
Henrich, J.Human Cooperation: The Hunter-Gatherer Puzzle.” Current Biology 28, no. 19 (2018): R1143-R1145. Publisher's Version
Muthukrishna, Michael, Max Doebeli, Maciej Chudek, and Joseph Henrich. “The Cultural Brain Hypothesis: How culture drives brain expansion, sociality, and life history.” PLOS Computational Biology 14, no. 11 (2018): e1006504. Online Version
McNamara, R. A., A. K. Willard, A. Norenzayan, and J. Henrich. “Weighing Outcome vs. Intent Across Societies: How cultural models of mind shape moral reasoning.” Cognition 182 (2018): 95-108. Online version
Purzycki, B. G., J. Henrich, C. Apicella, Q. Atkinson, A. Baimel, E. Cohen, R. A. McNamara, A. K. Willard, D. Xygalatas, and A. Norenzayan. “The evolution of religion and morality: A synthesis of ethnographic and experimental evidence from eight societies.” Religion, Brain and Behavior 8, no. 2 (2018): 101-132. Online Access
2017
Muthukrishna, M., P. Francois, S. Pourahmadi, and J. Henrich. “Corrupting Cooperation and How Anti-Corruption Strategies May Backfire.” Nature Human Behaviour 1, no. 0138 (2017). Publisher's Version
McNamara, R. A., and J. Henrich. “Jesus vs. the Ancestors: How specific religious beliefs shape prosociality on Yasawa Island, Fiji.” Religion, Brain and Behavior 8, no. 2 (2017): 185-204. Online Version
2016
Bauer, M., C. Blattman, J. Chytilova, J. Henrich, E. Miguel, and T. Mitts.Can War Foster Cooperation?Journal of Economic Perspectives 30, no. 3 (2016): 249–274. Online Version PDF
McNamara, Rita Anne, and Joseph Henrich. “Kin and Kinship Psychology both influence cooperative coordination in Yasawa, Fiji.” Evolution and Human Behavior 38, no. 2 (2016): 197-207. Online Version PDF
Muthukrishna, Michael, and Joseph Henrich. “Innovation in the Collective Brain.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371, no. 1690 (2016): doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0192. Online Version PDF
Barrett, H. Clark, Alex Bolyanatz, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Daniel M.T. Fessler, Simon Fitzpatrick, Michael Gurven, Joseph Henrich, et al.Small-Scale Societies Exhibit Fundamental Variation in the Role of Intentions in Moral Judgment.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 133, no. 17 (2016): 4688–4693. Online Version with Supplemental Materials
Purzycki, Benjamin Grant, Coren Apicella, Quentin D. Atkinson, Emma Cohen, Rita Anne McNamara, Aiyana K. Willard, Dimitris Xygalatas, Ara Norenzayan, and Joseph Henrich. “Moralistic gods, supernatural punishment and the expansion of human sociality.” Nature 530, no. 7590 (2016): 327–330. Online Version with Supplementary Materials
Moya, Cristina, and Joseph Henrich. “Culture–gene coevolutionary psychology: cultural learning, language, and ethnic psychology.” Current Opinion in Psychology 8 (2016): 112-118. PDF
Henrich, J., and R. Boyd. “How evolved psychological mechanisms empower cultural group selection.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39 (2016): doi: 10.1017/S0140525X15000138. Online Version PDF
Broesch, T., P. Rochat, K. Olah, J. Broesch, and J. Henrich. “Similarities and differences in maternal responsiveness in three societies: Evidence from Fiji, Kenya and US.” Child Development 87, no. 3 (2016): 700-11. Full Online Version PDF
Norenzayan, A., A. F. Shariff, W. M. Gervais, A. Willard, R. McNamara, E. Slingerland, and J. Henrich. “The Cultural Evolution of Prosocial Religions.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39 (2016): 1-19. Online Version
McNamara, Rita Anne, Ara Norenzayan, and Joseph Henrich. “Supernatural punishment, in-group biases, and material insecurity: Experiments and Ethnography from Yasawa, Fiji.” Religion, Brain & Behavior 6, no. 1 (2016): 34-55. Online Version PDF
2015
Henrich, Joseph, Maciej Chudek, and Robert Boyd. “The Big Man Mechanism: how prestige fosters cooperation and creates prosocial leaders.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 370, no. 1683 (2015). Publisher's Version PDF

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