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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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6 Scopus citations
2016

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

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83 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.

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30 Scopus citations
25 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.

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8 Scopus citations
2014

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.

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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.

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22 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.

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37 Scopus citations