Publications

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
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

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