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A Bayesian approach to the evolution of social learning

Perreault, C., Moya, C. & Boyd, R., Sep 2012, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 33, 5, p. 449-459 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

A dual inheritance model of the human evolutionary process I: Basic postulates and a simple model

Richerson, P. J. & Boyd, R., 1978, In : Journal of Social and Biological Systems. 1, 2, p. 127-154 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

131 Scopus citations

A method for assigning cardinal dominance ranks

Boyd, R. & Silk, J., 1983, In : Animal Behaviour. 31, 1, p. 45-58 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

128 Scopus citations

A SIMPLE DUAL INHERITANCE MODEL OF THE CONFLICT BETWEEN SOCIAL AND BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., 1976, In : Zygon®. 11, 3, p. 254-262 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

A tale of two defectors: The importance of standing for evolution of indirect reciprocity

Panchanathan, K. & Boyd, R., Sep 7 2003, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 224, 1, p. 115-126 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

234 Scopus citations

Behavior: A narrow road to cooperation

Boyd, R. & Mathew, S., Jun 29 2007, In : Science. 316, 5833, p. 1858-1859 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Being human: Migration: An engine for social change

Richerson, P. J. & Boyd, R., Dec 18 2008, In : Nature. 456, 7224, p. 877 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Built for speed, not for comfort. Darwinian theory and human culture.

Richerson, P. J. & Boyd, R., 2001, In : History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences. 23, 3-4, p. 425-465 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

Cheap talk when interests conflict

Silk, J., Kaldor, E. & Boyd, R., 2000, In : Animal Behaviour. 59, 2, p. 423-432 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

105 Scopus citations

Complex societies: The evolutionary origins of a crude superorganism

Richerson, P. J. & Boyd, R., 1999, In : Human Nature. 10, 3, p. 253-289 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

141 Scopus citations
45 Scopus citations

Coordinated punishment of defectors sustains cooperation and can proliferate when rare

Boyd, R., Gintis, H. & Bowles, S., Apr 30 2010, In : Science. 328, 5978, p. 617-620 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

303 Scopus citations

Cultural evolutionary theory: A synthetic theory for fragmented disciplines

Paciotti, B., Richerson, P. J. & Boyd, R., Jan 19 2006, Bridging Social Psychology: Benefits of Transdisciplinary Approaches. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 365-370 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Cultural inheritance and evolutionary ecology

Richerson, P. J. & Boyd, R., Sep 29 2017, Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 61-92 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Scopus citations

Cultural innovations and demographic change

Richerson, P. J., Boyd, R. & Bettinger, R. L., Apr 2009, In : Human Biology. 81, 2-3, p. 211-235 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Cultural transmission and the evolution of cooperative behavior

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Sep 1982, In : Human Ecology. 10, 3, p. 325-351 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Culture, Adaptation, and Innateness

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., May 1 2007, The Innate Mind. Oxford University Press, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations

Culture and the evolution of human cooperation

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Nov 12 2009, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 364, 1533, p. 3281-3288 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

264 Scopus citations

Culture does account for variation in game behavior

Henrich, J., Boyd, R., McElreath, R., Gurven, M., Richerson, P. J., Ensminger, J., Alvard, M., Barr, A., Barrett, C., Bolyanatz, A., Camerer, C. F., Cardenas, J. C., Fehr, E., Gintis, H. M., Gil-White, F., Gwako, E. L., Henrich, N., Hill, K., Lesorogol, C., Patton, J. Q. & 3 others, Marlowe, F. W., Tracer, D. P. & Ziker, J., Jan 10 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Darwinian Models of Culture: Toward Replacing the Nature/Nurture Dichotomy

Richersont, P. J. & Boyd, R., Jun 1 1992, In : World Futures. 34, 1-2, p. 43-57 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Density-dependent mortality and the evolution of social interactions

Boyd, R., 1982, In : Animal Behaviour. 30, 4, p. 972-982 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Division of labor, economic specialization, and the evolution of social stratification

Henrich, J. & Boyd, R., Aug 2008, In : Current Anthropology. 49, 4, p. 715-724 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

"Economic man" in cross-cultural perspective: Behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies

Henrich, J., Boyd, R., Bowles, S., Camerer, C., Fehr, E., Gintis, H., McElreath, R., Alvard, M., Barr, A., Ensminger, J., Henrich, N. S., Hill, K., Gil-White, F., Gurven, M., Marlowe, F. W., Patton, J. Q. & Tracer, D., Dec 2005, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 28, 6, p. 795-815 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

801 Scopus citations

EFFECT OF DEMAND UNCERTAINTY ON THE RELATIVE ECONOMICS OF ELECTRICAL GENERATION TECHNOLOGIES WITH DIFFERING LEAD TIMES.

Boyd, R. & Thompson, R., 1980, In : Energy Systems and Policy. 4, 1-2, p. 99-124 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Effect of phenotypic variation on kin selection

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., 1980, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 77, 12 II, p. 7506-7509 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Equilibriwm selection and the evolution of norms

Boyd, R., Dec 16 2013, The Evolution of Economic Diversity. Taylor and Francis, p. 273-299 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

38 Scopus citations

Evolution on a Restless Planet: Were Environmental Variability and Environmental Change Major Drivers of Human Evolution?

Richerson, P. J., Bettinger, R. L. & Boyd, R., Mar 20 2008, Handbook of Evolution. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Vol. 2. p. 223-242 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

26 Scopus citations

Explaining altruistic behavior in humans

Gintis, H., Bowles, S., Boyd, R. & Fehr, E., May 2003, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 24, 3, p. 153-172 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

517 Scopus citations

Explaining altruistic behaviour in humans

Gintis, H., Bowles, S., Boyd, R. & Fehr, E., Sep 18 2012, Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Five misunderstandings about cultural evolution

Henrich, J., Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Jun 2008, In : Human Nature. 19, 2, p. 119-137 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

134 Scopus citations

Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Henrich, J., Boyd, R., Bowles, S., Camerer, C. F., Fehr, E. & Gintis, H., Jan 20 2005, Oxford University Press. 472 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

521 Scopus citations

From grooming to giving blood: The origins of human altruism

Silk, J. & Boyd, R., 2010, Mind the Gap: Tracing the Origins of Human Universals. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p. 223-244 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Scopus citations

Gene-culture coevolution in the age of genomics

Richerson, P. J., Boyd, R. & Henrichc, J., May 11 2010, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107, SUPPL. 2, p. 8985-8992 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

168 Scopus citations

Gene-culture coevolution in the age of genomics

Richerson, P. J., Boyd, R. & Henrich, J., Dec 30 2010, The Human Condition. National Academies Press, Vol. 4. p. 231-255 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Group beneficial norms can spread rapidly in a structured population

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., 2002, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 215, 3, p. 287-296 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

215 Scopus citations

Group selection among alternative evolutionarily stable strategies

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Aug 9 1990, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 145, 3, p. 331-342 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

139 Scopus citations

How copying affects the amount, evenness and persistence of cultural knowledge: Insights from the social learning strategies tournament

Rendell, L., Boyd, R., Enquist, M., Feldman, M. W., Fogarty, L. & Laland, K. N., Apr 12 2011, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 366, 1567, p. 1118-1128 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Human cooperation: Second-order free-riding problem solved? (reply)

Panchanathan, K. & Boyd, R., Sep 22 2005, In : Nature. 437, 7058, p. 126 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Human cooperation: Second-order free-riding problem solved?

Fowler, J. H., Panchanathan, K. & Boyd, R., Sep 22 2005, In : Nature. 437, 7058

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Hunter-gatherer inter-band interaction rates: Implications for cumulative culture

Hill, K., Wood, B. M., Baggio, J., Hurtado, A. & Boyd, R., Jul 21 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 7, e102806.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Hunter-Gatherer population structure and the evolution of contingent cooperation

Boyd, R., Schonmann, R. H. & Vicente, R., 2014, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 35, 3, p. 219-227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Indirect reciprocity can stabilize cooperation without the second-order free rider problem

Panchanathan, K. & Boyd, R., Nov 25 2004, In : Nature. 432, 7016, p. 499-502 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

468 Scopus citations

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

11 Scopus citations