Publications

(2020). The study of culture and evolution across disciplines. In Lance Workman, William Reader and Jerome H. Barkow (ed.) Cambridge handbook of evolutionary perspectives on human behavior. Cambridge University Press, pp. 61–74.

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(2020). The emergence and adaptive use of prestige in an online social learning task. Scientific Reports 10, 12095. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68982-4.

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(2019). Cultural evolution of emotional expression in 50 years of song lyrics. Evolutionary Human Sciences 1, e11. https://doi.org/10.1017/ehs.2019.11.

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(2019). Cultural evolution and cultural psychology. In Shinobu Kitayama and Dov Cohen (ed.) Handbook of Cultural Psychology 2nd edition. Guilford Press, pp. 144–162.

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(2019). Causal understanding is not necessary for the improvement of culturally evolving technology. Nature Human Behaviour 3, 446–452. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0567-9.

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(2018). What is cumulative cultural evolution?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285, 20180712. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.0712.

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(2017). Pursuing Darwin's curious parallel: Prospects for a science of cultural evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, 7853–7860. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1620741114.

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(2017). Introduction: Will 3 into 1 go? A multi-disciplinary view of emergent maths. In John W. Adams, Patrick Barmby and Alex Mesoudi (ed.) The nature and development of mathematics. Routledge, pp. 1–20.

(2017). Differences in manufacturing traditions and assemblage-level patterns: The origins of cultural differences in archaeological data. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 24, 640–658. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10816-016-9280-4.

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(2016). Understanding cumulative cultural evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, E6724-E6725. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1610005113.

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(2016). The evolution of individual and cultural variation in social learning. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31, 215–225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2015.12.012.

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(2016). Social learning solves the problem of narrow-peaked search landscapes: experimental evidence in humans. Royal Society Open Science 3, 160215. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160215.

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(2016). Multilevel processes and cultural adaptation: Examples from past and present small-scale societies. Ecology and society : a journal of integrative science for resilience and sustainability 21, 2. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-08561-210402.

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(2016). Factors affecting Acheulean handaxe variation: Experimental insights, microevolutionary processes, and macroevolutionary outcomes. Quaternary International 411, 386–401. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.021.

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(2016). Evolving the human niche. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, E4436-E4436. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1609425113.

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(2016). Cultural diffusion in humans and other animals. Current Opinion in Psychology 8, 15–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2015.09.002.

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(2016). Copying error, evolution, and phylogenetic signal in artifactual traditions: An experimental approach using model artifacts. Journal of Archaeological Science 70, 23–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2016.04.013.

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(2015). Transmission of cultural variants in the North American Paleolithic. In Alex Mesoudi and Kenichi Aoki (ed.) Learning strategies and cultural evolution during the palaeolithic. Springer Japan, pp. 121–143.

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(2015). Learning strategies and cultural evolution during the palaeolithic. Springer Japan.

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(2015). Learning in the acheulean: experimental insights using handaxe form as a model organism. In Alex Mesoudi and Kenichi Aoki (ed.) Learning strategies and cultural evolution during the palaeolithic. Springer Japan, pp. 155–166.

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(2015). Introduction to ``Learning Strategies and Cultural Evolution During the Palaeolithic''. In Alex Mesoudi and Kenichi Aoki (ed.) Learning strategies and cultural evolution during the palaeolithic. Springer Japan, pp. 1–8.

(2015). Higher frequency of social learning in China than in the West shows cultural variation in the dynamics of cultural evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282, 20142209. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.2209.

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(2014). From cultural traditions to cumulative culture: Parameterizing the differences between human and nonhuman culture. Journal of Theoretical Biology 359, 29–36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.05.046.

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(2014). Experimental studies of modern human social and individual learning in an archaeological context: People behave adaptively, but within limits. In Takeru Akazawa, Naomichi Ogihara, Hiroki Tanabe and Hideaki Terashima (ed.) Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans Volume 2: Cognitive and Physical Perspectives. Springer Japan, pp. 65–76.

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(2014). Experimental and theoretical models of human cultural evolution. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science 5, 317–326. https://doi.org/10.1002/wcs.1288.

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(2013). The cultural evolution of technology and science. In Peter J Richerson and Morten H Christiansen (ed.) Cultural evolution: society, technology, language, and religion. MIT Press, pp. 193–216.

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(2013). Studying cultural transmission within an interdisciplinary cultural evolutionary framework. In Roy Ellen, Stephen J. Lycett and Sarah Johns (ed.) Cultural transmission: A critical anthropological synthesis. Berghahn Books, pp. 131–147.

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(2013). Sex-biased sound symbolism in English-language first names. PLOS ONE 8, e64825. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0064825.

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(2013). Is non-genetic inheritance just a proximate mechanism? A corroboration of the extended evolutionary synthesis. Biological Theory 7, 189–195. https://doi.org/10.1007/S13752-013-0091-5.

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(2012). Culture and the evolution of human sociality. In J. Vonk and T. Shackelford (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford University Press, pp. 419–433.

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(2012). Adult learners in a novel environment use prestige-biased social learning. Evolutionary Psychology 10, 147470491201000309. https://doi.org/10.1177/147470491201000309.

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(2011). Integrating genetic and cultural evolutionary approaches to language. Human Biology 83, 141–151. https://doi.org/10.3378/027.083.0201.

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(2011). Culture and the Darwinian Renaissance in the social sciences and humanities. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology 9, 109–124. https://doi.org/10.1556/jep.9.2011.29.1.

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(2011). Beyond DNA: integrating inclusive inheritance into an extended theory of evolution. Nature Reviews Genetics 12, 475–486. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrg3028.

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(2010). Why aren't the social sciences Darwinian?. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology 8, 93–104. https://doi.org/10.1556/jep.8.2010.2.1.

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(2010). Studying cultural innovation in the psychology lab. In M. J. O’Brien and S.J. Shennan (ed.) Cultural innovation: Contributions from evolutionary anthropology. MIT Press, pp. 175–191.

(2010). Cultural traits as units of analysis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 365, 3797–3806. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2010.0012.

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(2009). Random copying, frequency-dependent copying and culture change. Evolution and Human Behavior 30, 41–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2008.07.005.

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(2009). Placing archaeology within a unified science of cultural evolution. In S.J. Shennan (ed.) Pattern and process in cultural evolution. University College London Press, pp. 21–32.

(2008). The multiple roles of cultural transmission experiments in understanding human cultural evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363, 3489–3501.

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(2008). The learning and transmission of hierarchical cultural recipes. Biological Theory 3, 63–72.

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(2008). The experimental study of cultural transmission and its potential for explaining archaeological data. In Michael J. O’Brien (ed.) Cultural transmission and archaeology: Issues and case studies. SAA Press, pp. 91–101.

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(2008). NERD and norms: Framework and experiments. Philosophy of Science 75, 830–842. https://doi.org/10.1086/594527.

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(2008). Foresight in cultural evolution. Biology and Philosophy 23, 243–255. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10539-007-9097-3.

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(2008). Ethics, evolution and culture. Theory in Biosciences 3, 229–240. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12064-008-0027-y.

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(2008). Establishing an experimental science of culture: animal social diffusion experiments. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363, 3477–3488. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2008.0134.

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(2007). Using the methods of social psychology to study cultural evolution. Journal of Social, Evolutionary and Cultural Psychology 1, 35–58. https://doi.org/10.1037/h0099359.

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(2007). Science, evolution and cultural anthropology: A response to Ingold (2007). Anthropology Today 23, 18–18. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8322.2007.00498.x.

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(2007). Culturally transmitted paternity beliefs and the evolution of human mating behaviour. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274, 1273–1278. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2006.0396.

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(2006). Towards a unified science of cultural evolution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29, 329–383. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X06009083.

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(2006). A bias for social information in human cultural transmission. British Journal of Psychology 97, 405–423. https://doi.org/10.1348/000712605X85871.

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(2004). The hierarchical transformation of event knowledge in human cultural transmission. Journal of Cognition and Culture 4, 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1163/156853704323074732.

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(2004). Is human cultural evolution Darwinian? Evidence reviewed from the perspective of The Origin of Species. Evolution 58, 1–11.

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