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20072020

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2020

Human large-scale cooperation as a product of competition between cultural groups

Handley, C. & Mathew, S., Dec 1 2020, In : Nature communications. 11, 1, 702.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Cultural Variations in the Curse of Knowledge: The Curse of Knowledge Bias in Children from a Nomadic Pastoralist Culture in Kenya

Ghrear, S., Chudek, M., Fung, K., Mathew, S. & Birch, S. A. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Cognition and Culture. 19, 3-4, p. 366-384 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Moralizing gods, impartiality and religious parochialism across 15 societies

Lang, M., Purzycki, B. G., Apicella, C. L., Atkinson, Q. D., Bolyanatz, A., Cohen, E., Handley, C., Kundtová Klocová, E., Lesorogol, C., Mathew, S., McNamara, R. A., Moya, C., Placek, C. D., Soler, M., Vardy, T., Weigel, J. L., Willard, A. K., Xygalatas, D., Norenzayan, A. & Henrich, J., Mar 13 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286, 1898, 20190202.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations
2017

How the second-order free rider problem is solved in a small-scale society

Mathew, S., May 1 2017, In : American Economic Review. 107, 5, p. 578-581 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2016

Cultural group selection follows Darwin's classic syllogism for the operation of selection

Richerson, P., Baldini, R., Bell, A. V., Demps, K., Frost, K., Hillis, V., Mathew, S., Newton, E. K., Naar, N., Newson, L., Ross, C., Smaldino, P. E., Waring, T. M. & Zefferman, M., Jan 1 2016, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39, p. e58

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Cultural group selection plays an essential role in explaining human cooperation: A sketch of the evidence

Richerson, P., Baldini, R., Bell, A. V., Demps, K., Frost, K., Hillis, V., Mathew, S., Newton, E. K., Naar, N., Newson, L., Ross, C., Smaldino, P. E., Waring, T. M. & Zefferman, M., 2016, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39, p. e30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
2015

An evolutionary theory of large-scale human warfare: Group-structured cultural selection

Zefferman, M. R. & Mathew, S., Mar 1 2015, In : Evolutionary anthropology. 24, 2, p. 50-61 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
Open Access
25 Scopus citations

Human Cooperation, Evolution of

Mathew, S., Mar 26 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 259-266 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Third-party monitoring and sanctions aid the evolution of language

Boyd, R. & Mathew, S., Nov 1 2015, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 36, 6, p. 475-479 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

Explaining group-level traits requires distinguishing process from product

Panchanathan, K., Mathew, S. & Perreault, C., Jun 2014, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 37, 3, p. 269-270 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

The cost of cowardice: Punitive sentiments towards free riders in turkana raids

Mathew, S. & Boyd, R., Jan 1 2014, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 35, 1, p. 58-64 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2012

Dating the origin of language using phonemic diversity

Perreault, C. & Mathew, S., Apr 27 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 4, e35289.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

The punishment that sustains cooperation is often coordinated and costly

Bowles, S., Boyd, R., Mathew, S. & Richerson, P. J., Feb 1 2012, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 35, 1, p. 20-21 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations
2011

Punishment sustains large-scale cooperation in prestate warfare

Mathew, S. & Boyd, R., Jul 12 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 28, p. 11375-11380 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

161 Scopus citations
2009

When does optional participation allow the evolution of cooperation?

Mathew, S. & Boyd, R., Mar 22 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1659, p. 1167-1174 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2007

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 journalShort survey

47 Scopus citations