Richard McElreath, PhD

Affiliations: 
2002-2015 Anthropology University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 
 2015- Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany 
Area:
anthropology, cultural evolution, human evolution
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Parents

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Robert Boyd grad student 1995-2001 UCLA
 (Culture and ecology of Usangu, Tanzania.)
Gerd Gigerenzer post-doc 2001-2002 (Neurotree)

Children

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Dominik Deffner grad student
Natalia Fedorova grad student
Ilaria Pretelli grad student 2018-
Paul E. Smaldino grad student 2011 (Neurotree)
Paul E. Smaldino post-doc 2014-2015 UC Davis (Neurotree)

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Peter J. Richerson collaborator 2002-2014 UC Davis (Terrestrial Ecology Tree)
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Deffner D, Kleinow V, McElreath R. (2020) Dynamic social learning in temporally and spatially variable environments. Royal Society Open Science. 7: 200734
Broesch T, Crittenden AN, Beheim BA, et al. (2020) Navigating cross-cultural research: methodological and ethical considerations. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 287: 20201245
Deffner D, McElreath R. (2020) The importance of life history and population regulation for the evolution of social learning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 375: 20190492
Scelza BA, Prall SP, Blumenfield T, et al. (2019) Patterns of paternal investment predict cross-cultural variation in jealous response. Nature Human Behaviour
Ross CT, Mulder MB, Oh SY, et al. (2018) Correction to: 'Greater wealth inequality, less polygyny: rethinking the polygyny threshold model'. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 15
Ross CT, Borgerhoff Mulder M, Oh SY, et al. (2018) Greater wealth inequality, less polygyny: rethinking the polygyny threshold model. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 15
Purzycki BG, Pisor AC, Apicella C, et al. (2018) The cognitive and cultural foundations of moral behavior Evolution and Human Behavior. 39: 490-501
Weinersmith KL, Hanninen AF, Sih A, et al. (2016) The relationship between handling time and cortisol release rates changes as a function of brain parasite densities in California killifish Fundulus parvipinnis Journal of Fish Biology. 88: 1125-1142
Schroeder KB, Nettle D, McElreath R. (2015) Interactions between personality and institutions in cooperative behaviour in humans. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 370
McElreath R, Smaldino PE. (2015) Replication, Communication, and the Population Dynamics of Scientific Discovery. Plos One. 10: e0136088
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