Robert Boyd


  • 12154 Citations
  • 44 h-Index
1972 …2019
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Research Output 1972 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Causal understanding is not necessary for the improvement of culturally evolving technology

Derex, M., Bonnefon, J. F., Boyd, R. & Mesoudi, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Nature Human Behaviour.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cultural Evolution
5 Citations (Scopus)
Cultural Evolution
multicultural diversity
Cultural Diversity
1 Citation (Scopus)


Boyd, R., Richerson, P. J., Meinzen-Dick, R., De Moor, T., Jackson, M. O., Gjerde, K. M., Harden-Davies, H., Frischmann, B. M., Madison, M. J., Strandburg, K. J., McLean, A. R. & Dye, C., Dec 14 2018, In : Science. 362, 6420, p. 1236-1241 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

governance approach
social participation
academic research
environmental planning
collective action

Social information can potentiate understanding despite inhibiting cognitive effort

Derex, M. & Boyd, R., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 9980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social learning
cognitive ability
laboratory experiment
6 Citations (Scopus)

Innovation: An emerging focus from cells to societies

Hochberg, M. E., Marquet, P. A., Boyd, R. & Wagner, A., Dec 5 2017, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 372, 1735, 20160414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cultural Evolution

Projects 2014 2018