Publications

2003
Richerson, P. J., R. Boyd, and J. Henrich. “The Cultural Evolution of Cooperation.” In Genetic and Culture Evolution of Cooperation, edited by Peter Hammerstein. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003. PDF
Henrich, Joseph, and Richard McElreath. “The evolution of cultural evolution.” Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews 12, no. 3 (2003): 123-135. PDF
Fehr, E., and J. Henrich. “Is Strong Reciprocity a Maladaption?” In Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation, edited by Peter Hammerstein. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003. PDF
2002
Henrich, J., and R. McElreath. “Are Peasants Risk-Averse Decision Makers?Current Anthropology 43, no. 1 (2002): 172-181. Supplement PDF
Henrich, J.Decision-making, cultural transmission and adaptation in economic anthropology.” In Theory in Economic Anthropology, edited by Jean Ensminger, 251-295. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2002. PDF
Henrich, J., and R. Boyd. “On Modeling Cultural Evolution: Why replicators are not necessary for cultural evolution.” Journal of Cognition and Culture 2, no. 2 (2002): 87-112. PDF
Henrich, J., and R. McElreath. “Reply to kuznar's comment on our "Are Peasants Risk Averse Decision-Makers".” Current Anthropology 43 (2002): 788-789. PDF
2001
Henrich, Joseph. “Cultural transmission and the diffusion of innovations: Adoption dynamics indicate that biased cultural transmission is the predominate force in behavioral change.” American Anthropologist 103, no. 4 (2001): 992-1013. PDF
Henrich, Joseph, and Francisco J Gil-White. “The evolution of prestige: Freely conferred deference as a mechanism for enhancing the benefits of cultural transmission.” Evolution and human behavior 22, no. 3 (2001): 165-196. PDF
Henrich, J., R. Boyd, S. Bowles, C. Camerer, E. Fehr, H. Gintis, and R. McElreath. “In search of Homo economicus: Behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies.” American Economic Review 91, no. 2 (2001): 73-78. PDF
Henrich, J.On Risk Preferences and Curvilinear Utility Curves.” Current Anthropology 42, no. 5 (2001): 711-713. PDF
Henrich, J., Wulf Albers, Robert Boyd, Kevin McCabe, Gerd Gigerenzer, H. Peyton Young, and Axel Ockenfels. “What Is the Role of Culture in Bounded Rationality?” In Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox, edited by Gerd Gigerenzer and Reinhard Selten, 343-359. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001. PDF
Henrich, J., and R. Boyd. “Why People Punish Defectors: Weak conformist transmission can stabilize costly enforcement of norms in cooperative dilemmas.” Journal of Theoretical Biology 208, no. 1 (2001): 79-89. PDF
2000
Henrich, J.Does Culture Matter in Economic Behavior: Ultimatum Game Bargaining Among the Machiguenga.” American Economic Review 90, no. 4 (2000): 973-980. PDF
1998
Henrich, Joseph, and Robert Boyd. “The evolution of conformist transmission and the emergence of between-group differences.” Evolution and Human Behavior 19, no. 4 (1998): 215-241. PDF

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