Friday, April 1, 2016

The Shape of Thought: How Mental Adaptations Evolve
Oxford University Press (2015)

Selected publications

Barrett, H.C., Bolyanatz, A., Crittenden, A.N., Fessler, D.M.T., Fitzpatrick, S., Gurven, M., Henrich, J., Kanovsky, M., Kushnick, G., Pisor, A., Scelza, B.A., Stich, S., von Rueden, C., Zhao, W., & Laurence, S. (2016). Small-scale societies exhibit fundamental variation in the role of intentions in moral judgment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1522070113v1-201522070.
Barrett, H.C., Peterson, C.D., & Frankenhuis, W.E. (2016). Mapping the cultural learnability landscape of danger. Child Development, 87(3), 770–781.
Apicella, C. L., & Barrett, H. C. (2016). Cross-cultural evolutionary psychology. Current Opinion in Psychology, 7, 92-97.
Fessler, D. M., Barrett, H. C., Kanovsky, M., Stich, S., Holbrook, C., Henrich, J., Bolyanatz, A. H., Gervais, M. M., Gurven, M., Kushnick, G., Pisor, A. C., von Rueden, C. & Laurence, S. (2015). Moral parochialism and contextual contingency across seven societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 282(1813), 20150907. 
House, B.R., Silk, J.B., Henrich, J., Barrett, H.C., Scelza, B., Boyette, A., Hewlett, B., McElreath, R., & Laurence, L. (2013). The ontogeny of prosocial behavior across diverse societies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(36), 14586-14591.
Frankenhuis, W.E., Panchanathan, K., & Barrett, H.C. (2013). Bridging developmental systems theory and evolutionary psychology using dynamic optimization. Developmental science, 16(4), 584-598.
Barrett, H.C., Broesch, T., Scott, R.M., He, Z., Baillargeon, R., Wu, D., Bolz, M., Henrich, J., Setoh, P., Wang, J., & Laurence, S. (2013). Early false-belief understanding in traditional non-Western societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B. 280(1755): 20122654.
Frankenhuis, W.E., House, B., Barrett, H.C., & Johnson, S.P. (2013). Infants’ perception of chasing. Cognition, 126, 224-233.
Barrett, H.C. (2012). A hierarchical model of the evolution of human brain specializations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 10733–10740.
Barrett, H.C., & Broesch, J. (2012). Prepared social learning about dangerous animals in children. Evolution and Human Behavior, 33, 499-508.
Cosmides, L., Barrett, H. C., & Tooby, J. (2010). Adaptive specializations, social exchange, and the evolution of human intelligence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 9007-9014.
Henrich, J., Ensminger, J.,  McElreath, R., Barr, A., Barrett, C., Bolyanatz, A., Cardenas, J. C., Gurven, M., Gwako E., Henrich, N., Lesorogol, C., Marlowe, F., Tracer, D., and Ziker, J. (2010). Markets, religion, community size, and the evolution of fairness and punishment. Science, 327, 1480-1484.
Hagen, E. H., and Barrett, H. C. (2009). Cooperative breeding and adolescent siblings: Evidence for the ecological constraints model? Current Anthropology, 50, 727-737.
Wilke, A., and Barrett, H. C. (2009). The hot hand phenomenon as a cognitive adaptation to clumped resources. Evolution and Human Behavior, 30, 161-169.
Flamson, T., and Barrett, H. C. (2008). The encryption theory of humor: a knowledge-based mechanism of honest signaling. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 6, 261-281.
Bryant, G. A., and Barrett, H. C. (2008). Vocal emotion recognition across disparate cultures. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 8, 135-148.
Bryant, G. A., & Barrett, H. C. (2007). Recognizing intentions in infant-directed speech: Evidence for universals.  Psychological Science, 18, 746-751.
Hagen, E., and Barrett, H. C. (2007). Perinatal sadness among Shuar women: Support for an evolutionary theory of psychic pain. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 21, 22-40.
Machery, E., and Barrett, H. C. (2006). Debunking Adapting Minds. Philosophy of Science, 73, 232-246.
Barrett, H. C., and Kurzban, R. (2006). Modularity in cognition: Framing the debate. Psychological Review, 113, 628-647.
Barrett, H. C., Frederick, D., Haselton, M., & Kurzban, R. (2006). Can manipulations of cognitive load be used to test evolutionary hypotheses? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 513-518.
Hagen, E. H., Barrett, H. C. and Price, M. E. (2006). Do human parents face a quantity-quality tradeoff? Evidence from a Shuar community. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 130, 405-418.
Henrich, J., McElreath, R., Barr, A., Ensminger, J., Barrett, C., Bolyanatz, A., Cardenas, J. C., Gurven, M., Gwako E., Henrich, N., Lesorogol, C., Marlowe, F., Tracer, D., and Ziker, J. (2006). Costly punishment across human societies. Science, 312, 1767-1770.
Barrett, H. C. (2005). Enzymatic computation and cognitive modularity. Mind and Language, 20, 259-287.
Barrett, H. C. & Behne, T. (2005). Children’s understanding of death as the cessation of agency: A test using sleep versus death. Cognition, 96, 93-108.
Barrett, H.C., Todd, P.M., Miller, G.F., and Blythe, P. (2005). Accurate judgments of intention from motion alone: A cross-cultural study. Evolution and Human Behavior, 26, 313-331.
German, T.P., & Barrett, H.C. (2005). Functional fixedness in a technologically sparse culture. Psychological Science, 16, 1-5.
Perry, S., Barrett, H.C., and Manson, J. (2004). White-faced capuchin monkeys exhibit triadic awareness in their choice of allies. Animal Behaviour, 67, 165-170.