Joseph Henrich

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Publications

  1. pmc The puzzle of monogamous marriage
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:657-69. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Understanding the research program
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 35:29-30. 2012
  3. pmc On the nature of cultural transmission networks: evidence from Fijian villages for adaptive learning biases
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1139-48. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The weirdest people in the world?
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology and Department of Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 33:61-83; discussion 83-135. 2010
  5. pmc The evolution of cultural adaptations: Fijian food taboos protect against dangerous marine toxins
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3715-24. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Markets, religion, community size, and the evolution of fairness and punishment
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 327:1480-4. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Two ways to the top: Evidence that dominance and prestige are distinct yet viable avenues to social rank and influence
    Joey T Cheng
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:103-25. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Cross-cultural evidence that the nonverbal expression of pride is an automatic status signal
    Jessica L Tracy
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Gen 142:163-80. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Culture-gene coevolution, norm-psychology and the emergence of human prosociality
    Maciej Chudek
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Trends Cogn Sci 15:218-26. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Gaze allocation in a dynamic situation: effects of social status and speaking
    Tom Foulsham
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Cognition 117:319-31. 2010

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc The puzzle of monogamous marriage
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:657-69. 2012
    ..These predictions are tested using converging lines of evidence from across the human sciences...
  2. doi request reprint Understanding the research program
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 35:29-30. 2012
    ..In triaging the situation, we aim to (1) clarify the theoretical landscape, (2) highlight key points of agreement, and (3) suggest a more productive line of debate...
  3. pmc On the nature of cultural transmission networks: evidence from Fijian villages for adaptive learning biases
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1139-48. 2011
    ..We also find biases for sex and age, as well as proximity effects. These selective and centralized oblique transmission networks set up the conditions for adaptive cultural evolution...
  4. doi request reprint The weirdest people in the world?
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology and Department of Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 33:61-83; discussion 83-135. 2010
    ..We close by proposing ways to structurally re-organize the behavioral sciences to best tackle these challenges...
  5. pmc The evolution of cultural adaptations: Fijian food taboos protect against dangerous marine toxins
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3715-24. 2010
    ..This case demonstrates how evolutionary theory can be deployed to explain both adaptive and non-adaptive behavioural patterns...
  6. doi request reprint Markets, religion, community size, and the evolution of fairness and punishment
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 327:1480-4. 2010
    ..These results suggest that modern prosociality is not solely the product of an innate psychology, but also reflects norms and institutions that have emerged over the course of human history...
  7. doi request reprint Two ways to the top: Evidence that dominance and prestige are distinct yet viable avenues to social rank and influence
    Joey T Cheng
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:103-25. 2013
    ..Together, these findings demonstrate that Dominance and Prestige are distinct yet viable strategies for ascending the social hierarchy, consistent with evolutionary theory. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)...
  8. doi request reprint Cross-cultural evidence that the nonverbal expression of pride is an automatic status signal
    Jessica L Tracy
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Gen 142:163-80. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Culture-gene coevolution, norm-psychology and the emergence of human prosociality
    Maciej Chudek
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Trends Cogn Sci 15:218-26. 2011
    ..Norm-psychology offers explanatory traction on the evolved psychological mechanisms that underlie cultural evolution, cross-cultural differences and the emergence of norms...
  10. doi request reprint Gaze allocation in a dynamic situation: effects of social status and speaking
    Tom Foulsham
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Cognition 117:319-31. 2010
    ..These results are consistent with a gaze system that is attuned to the presence of other individuals, to their social status within a group, and to the information most useful for social interaction...
  11. doi request reprint Mirrors in the head: cultural variation in objective self-awareness
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:879-87. 2008
    ..In contrast, Japanese participants were unaffected by the presence of the mirror...