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Article

A Bayesian approach to the evolution of social learning

Perreault, C., Moya, C. & Boyd, R., Sep 1 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., Apr 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. B., Feb 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

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

Cheap talk when interests conflict

Silk, J. B., Kaldor, E. & Boyd, R., Jan 1 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., Jan 1 1999, In : Human Nature. 10, 3, p. 253-289 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

141 Scopus citations

Constraints on the development of agriculture

Bettinger, R., Richerson, P. & Boyd, R., Oct 1 2009, In : Current anthropology. 50, 5, p. 627-631 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 innovations and demographic change

Richerson, P. J., Boyd, R. & Bettinger, R. L., Apr 1 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 1 1982, In : Human Ecology. 10, 3, p. 325-351 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 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., Nov 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 1 2008, In : Current anthropology. 49, 4, p. 715-724 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

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

Boyd, R. & Thompson, R., Jan 1 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., Jan 1 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

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

Evolutionary dynamics of the continuous iterated Prisoner's dilemma

Le, S. & Boyd, R., Mar 21 2007, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 245, 2, p. 258-267 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Explaining altruistic behavior in humans

Gintis, H., Bowles, S., Boyd, R. & Fehr, E., May 1 2003, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 24, 3, p. 153-172 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

517 Scopus citations

Five misunderstandings about cultural evolution

Henrich, J., Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Jun 1 2008, In : Human Nature. 19, 2, p. 119-137 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

134 Scopus citations

Group beneficial norms can spread rapidly in a structured population

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Jan 1 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

How evolved psychological mechanisms empower cultural group selection

Henrich, J. & Boyd, R., 2016, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39, p. e40

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 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

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., May 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

In search of Homo economicus: Behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies

Henrich, J., Boyd, R., Bowles, S., Camerer, C., Fehr, E., Gintis, H. & McElreath, R., May 1 2001, In : American Economic Review. 91, 2, p. 73-84 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1191 Scopus citations

INSIGHTS

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

11 Scopus citations

Introduction and Guide to the Volume

Henrich, J., Boyd, R., Bowles, S., Camerer, C. F., Fehr, E. & Gintis, H., Jan 20 2005, In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Irrelevant-action imitation is short-term and contextual: Evidence from two under-studied populations

Kline, M. A., Gervais, M. M., Moya, C. & Boyd, R. T., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental Science. e12903.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Is the repeated prisoner's dilemma a good model of reciprocal altruism?

Boyd, R., Jul 1988, In : Ethology and Sociobiology. 9, 2-4, p. 211-222 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Meme theory oversimplifies how culture changes.

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Oct 2000, In : Scientific American. 283, 4, p. 70-71 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Mistakes allow evolutionary stability in the repeated prisoner's dilemma game

Boyd, R., Jan 9 1989, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 136, 1, p. 47-56 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

145 Scopus citations

No pure strategy is evolutionarily stable in the repeated Prisoner's Dilemma game

Boyd, R. & Lorberbaum, J. P., Jan 1 1987, In : Nature. 327, 6117, p. 58-59 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

241 Scopus citations

Partial connectivity increases cultural accumulation within groups

Derex, M. & Boyd, R., Mar 15 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 11, p. 2982-2987 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations

Population size predicts technological complexity in Oceania

Kline, M. A. & Boyd, R., Aug 22 2010, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 277, 1693, p. 2559-2564 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

149 Scopus citations

Punishment allows the evolution of cooperation (or anything else) in sizable groups

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., May 1992, In : Ethology and Sociobiology. 13, 3, p. 171-195 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

728 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations

Response to J. Rushen

Silk, J. B. & Boyd, R., Aug 1984, In : Animal Behaviour. 32, 3, p. 933-934 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Shared norms and the evolution of ethnic markers

McElreath, R., Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Dec 1 2003, In : Current anthropology. 44, 1, p. 122-129 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

254 Scopus citations

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

Sociobiology, culture and economic theory

Boyd, R. & Richerson, P. J., Jun 1980, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 1, 2, p. 97-121 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Strong reciprocity and the roots of human morality

Gintis, H., Henrich, J., Bowles, S., Boyd, R. & Fehr, E., Jun 1 2008, In : Social Justice Research. 21, 2, p. 241-253 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations