Publications

2018
Muthukrishna, M., J. Henrich, W. Toyakawa, T. Hamamura, T Kameda, and S. J. Heine. “Overconfidence is Universal? Elicitation of Genuine Overconfidence (EGO) procedure reveals systematic differences across domain, task knowledge, and incentives in four populations.” PLoS ONE 13, no. 8 (2018). Publisher's Version
Purzycki, B. G., A. Pisor, C. Apicella, Q. Atkinson, E. Cohen, J. Henrich, R. McElreath, et al.The Cognitive and Cultural Foundations of Moral Behavior.” Evolution and Human Behavior 39, no. 5 (2018): 490-501. Online Version
Purzycki, B. G., C. T. Ross, C. Apicella, Q. Atkinson, E. Cohen, R. A. McNamara, A. K. Willard, D. Xygalatas, A. Norenzayan, and J. Henrich. “Material security, life history, and moralistic religions: A cross-cultural examination.” PLoS ONE 13, no. 3 (2018): e0193856. Online Version PDF
Chudek, Maciej, Rita McNamara, Susan Birch, Paul Bloom, and Joseph Henrich. “Do minds switch bodies? Dualist interpretations across ages and societies.” Religion, Brain & Behavior 8, no. 4 (2018): 354-368. Online Version
Purzycki, Benjamin Grant, Joseph Henrich, and Ara Norenzayan, ed. The Evolution of Religion and Morality. Religion, Brain and Behavior. Vol. 8. Religion, Brain Behavior, 2018. Access Special Issue Online
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
Henrich, Joseph. “High Fidelity.” Science 356, no. 6340 (2017): 810. 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
Henrich, J., and C. Tennie. “Cultural Evolution in Chimpanzees and Humans.” In Chimpanzees and Human Evolution, edited by M. Muller, R. Wrangham, and D. Pilbeam, 645-702. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. Book link PDF
2016
Norenzayan, A., A. F. Shariff, W. M. Gervais, A. Willard, R. McNamara, E. Slingerland, and J. Henrich. “Parochial prosocial religions: Historical and contemporary evidence for a cultural evolutionary process.Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39 (2016): 43-65. Online Version
Purzycki, Benjamin, Coren L. Apicella, Quentin Atkinson, Emma Cohen, Rita McNamara, Aiyana Willard, Dimitris Xygalatas, Ara Norenzayan, and Joseph Henrich. “Cross-cultural dataset for the Evolution of Religion and Morality Project.” Scientific Data 3, no. 160099 (2016): 10.1038/sdata.2016.99. Online Version with Links to Dataset PDF
Henrich, Joseph, Robert Boyd, Maxime Derex, Michelle A. Kline, Alex Mesoudi, Michael Muthukrishna, Adam T. Powell, Stephen J. Shennan, and Mark G. Thomas. “Understanding cumulative cultural evolution.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 113, no. 44 (2016): E6724-E6725. Online Version
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
McKerracher, L., M. Collard, and J. Henrich. “Food Aversions and Cravings during Pregnancy on Yasawa Island, Fiji.” Human Nature 27, no. 3 (2016): 296-315. Online Version with Supplemental Materials PDF
Willard, A. K., J. Henrich, and A. Norenzayan. “Memory and Belief in the Transmission of Counterintuitive Content.” Human Nature 27, no. 3 (2016): 221-243. Online Version with Supplemental Materials 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
Shariff, A. F., A. K. Willard, M. Muthukrishna, S. R. Kramer, and J. Henrich. “What is the association between religious affiliation and children’s altruism?Current Biology 26, no. 15 (2016): R699–R700. Online Version
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
Cheng, J. T., J. L. Tracy, S. Ho, and J. Henrich. “Listen, Follow Me: Dynamic Vocal Signals of Dominance Predict Emergent Social Rank in Humans.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 145, no. 5 (2016): 536–547. Online Version

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