H Clark Barrett

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Children's understanding of death as the cessation of agency: a test using sleep versus death
    H Clark Barrett
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, 341 Haines Hall, Box 951553, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cognition 96:93-108. 2005
  2. pmc A hierarchical model of the evolution of human brain specializations
    H Clark Barrett
    Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:10733-40. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Modularity in cognition: framing the debate
    H Clark Barrett
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Psychol Rev 113:628-47. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Can manipulations of cognitive load be used to test evolutionary hypotheses?
    H Clark Barrett
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:513-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Recognizing intentions in infant-directed speech: evidence for universals
    Gregory A Bryant
    Department of Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:746-51. 2007
  6. pmc Colloquium paper: adaptive specializations, social exchange, and the evolution of human intelligence
    Leda Cosmides
    Center for Evolutionary Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:9007-14. 2010
  7. pmc Early false-belief understanding in traditional non-Western societies
    H Clark Barrett
    UCLA Department of Anthropology, 341 Haines Hall Box 951552, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122654. 2013
  8. pmc Ontogeny of prosocial behavior across diverse societies
    Bailey R House
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:14586-91. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Development: evolutionary ecology's midwife
    Karthik Panchanathan
    Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture, Department of Anthropology, University of California Los Angles, CA 90095 1553, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 33:105-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The second law of thermodynamics is the first law of psychology: evolutionary developmental psychology and the theory of tandem, coordinated inheritances: comment on Lickliter and Honeycutt (2003)
    John Tooby
    Center for Evolutionary Psychology, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 3210, USA
    Psychol Bull 129:858-65. 2003

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Children's understanding of death as the cessation of agency: a test using sleep versus death
    H Clark Barrett
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, 341 Haines Hall, Box 951553, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cognition 96:93-108. 2005
    ..The developmental trajectory of this pattern of inferences is identical across cultures, consistent with the hypothesis of a living/dead discrimination mechanism as a reliably developing part of core cognitive architecture...
  2. pmc A hierarchical model of the evolution of human brain specializations
    H Clark Barrett
    Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:10733-40. 2012
    ..Implications for the search for uniquely human traits are discussed, along with ways in which conventional views of modularity in psychology may need to be revised...
  3. ncbi request reprint Modularity in cognition: framing the debate
    H Clark Barrett
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Psychol Rev 113:628-47. 2006
    ..Modularity is a fundamental property of living things at every level of organization; it might prove indispensable for understanding the structure of the mind as well...
  4. ncbi request reprint Can manipulations of cognitive load be used to test evolutionary hypotheses?
    H Clark Barrett
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:513-8. 2006
    ..Regardless of how the jealousy debate is eventually settled, cognitive load manipulations cannot rule out the operation of evolved mechanisms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Recognizing intentions in infant-directed speech: evidence for universals
    Gregory A Bryant
    Department of Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:746-51. 2007
    ..This is the first demonstration that adult listeners in an indigenous, nonindustrialized, and nonliterate culture can accurately infer intentions from both ID speech and AD speech in a language they do not speak...
  6. pmc Colloquium paper: adaptive specializations, social exchange, and the evolution of human intelligence
    Leda Cosmides
    Center for Evolutionary Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:9007-14. 2010
    ..It does not search for violations of social exchange rules when these are accidental, when they do not benefit the violator, or when the situation would make cheating difficult...
  7. pmc Early false-belief understanding in traditional non-Western societies
    H Clark Barrett
    UCLA Department of Anthropology, 341 Haines Hall Box 951552, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122654. 2013
    ..Results were comparable with those from the West, supporting the hypothesis that false-belief understanding reflects an adaptation that is universally present early in development...
  8. pmc Ontogeny of prosocial behavior across diverse societies
    Bailey R House
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:14586-91. 2013
    ..Our results are consistent with theories emphasizing the importance of acquired cultural norms in shaping costly forms of cooperation and creating cross-cultural diversity. ..
  9. doi request reprint Development: evolutionary ecology's midwife
    Karthik Panchanathan
    Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture, Department of Anthropology, University of California Los Angles, CA 90095 1553, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 33:105-6. 2010
    ..Combining phylogeny and adaptationism, evolutionary approaches can explain the properties of developmental systems...
  10. ncbi request reprint The second law of thermodynamics is the first law of psychology: evolutionary developmental psychology and the theory of tandem, coordinated inheritances: comment on Lickliter and Honeycutt (2003)
    John Tooby
    Center for Evolutionary Psychology, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 3210, USA
    Psychol Bull 129:858-65. 2003
    ..Selection built anti-entropic mechanisms into organisms to orchestrate transactions with environments so that they have some chance of being organization-building and reproduction-enhancing rather than disordering...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional fixedness in a technologically sparse culture
    Tim P German
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:1-5. 2005
    ..This result suggests that design function may universally be the core property of artifact concepts in human semantic memory...
  12. ncbi request reprint Do human parents face a quantity-quality tradeoff?: evidence from a Shuar community
    Edward H Hagen
    Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 130:405-18. 2006
    ..There was, however, an interesting and unexpected interaction between status and sex: for females, but not males, higher father status correlated significantly with higher values on the proxies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perinatal sadness among Shuar women: support for an evolutionary theory of psychic pain
    Edward H Hagen
    Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin
    Med Anthropol Q 21:22-40. 2007
    ..We investigate the applicability of parental investment theory to maternal postpartum emotions among Shuar mothers. Shuar mothers' conceptions of perinatal sadness closely match predictions of parental investment theory...