Richard McElreath, PhD - Publications

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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2019 Scelza BA, Prall SP, Blumenfield T, Crittenden AN, Gurven M, Kline M, Koster J, Kushnick G, Mattison SM, Pillsworth E, Shenk MK, Starkweather K, Stieglitz J, Sum CY, Yamaguchi K, ... McElreath R, et al. Patterns of paternal investment predict cross-cultural variation in jealous response. Nature Human Behaviour. PMID 31332300 DOI: 10.1038/s41562-019-0654-y  0.36
2018 Ross CT, Mulder MB, Oh SY, Bowles S, Beheim B, Bunce J, Caudell M, Clark G, Colleran H, Cortez C, Draper P, Greaves RD, Gurven M, Headland T, Headland J, ... ... McElreath R, et al. Correction to: 'Greater wealth inequality, less polygyny: rethinking the polygyny threshold model'. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 15. PMID 30381348 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0752  0.6
2018 Ross CT, Borgerhoff Mulder M, Oh SY, Bowles S, Beheim B, Bunce J, Caudell M, Clark G, Colleran H, Cortez C, Draper P, Greaves RD, Gurven M, Headland T, Headland J, ... ... McElreath R, et al. Greater wealth inequality, less polygyny: rethinking the polygyny threshold model. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 15. PMID 30021924 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0035  0.6
2016 Weinersmith KL, Hanninen AF, Sih A, Mcelreath R, Earley RL. 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. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12894  1
2015 Schroeder KB, Nettle D, McElreath R. Interactions between personality and institutions in cooperative behaviour in humans. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 370. PMID 26503684 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0011  1
2015 McElreath R, Smaldino PE. Replication, Communication, and the Population Dynamics of Scientific Discovery. Plos One. 10: e0136088. PMID 26308448 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136088  1
2015 Arsnoe IM, Hickling GJ, Ginsberg HS, McElreath R, Tsao JI. Different populations of blacklegged tick nymphs exhibit differences in questing behavior that have implications for human lyme disease risk. Plos One. 10: e0127450. PMID 25996603 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127450  1
2015 Wallin A, McElreath R. Strategies for advice taking: The role of epistemic social information Economics and Philosophy. 31: 67-91. DOI: 10.1017/S0266267114000406  1
2015 Stevens NE, McElreath R. When are two tools better than one? Mortars, millingslabs, and the California acorn economy Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 37: 100-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaa.2014.12.002  1
2014 McElreath R, Koster J. Using multilevel models to estimate variation in foraging returns. Effects of failure rate, harvest size, age, and individual heterogeneity. Human Nature (Hawthorne, N.Y.). 25: 100-20. PMID 24522975 DOI: 10.1007/s12110-014-9193-4  1
2014 Beheim BA, Thigpen C, Mcelreath R. Strategic social learning and the population dynamics of human behavior: The game of Go Evolution and Human Behavior. 35: 351-357. DOI: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2014.04.001  1
2013 House BR, Silk JB, Henrich J, Barrett HC, Scelza BA, Boyette AH, Hewlett BS, McElreath R, Laurence S. Ontogeny of prosocial behavior across diverse societies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 14586-91. PMID 23959869 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1221217110  1
2013 Smaldino PE, Schank JC, McElreath R. Increased costs of cooperation help cooperators in the long run. The American Naturalist. 181: 451-63. PMID 23535611 DOI: 10.1086/669615  1
2013 Schroeder KB, McElreath R, Nettle D. Variants at serotonin transporter and 2A receptor genes predict cooperative behavior differentially according to presence of punishment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 3955-60. PMID 23431136 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1216841110  1
2013 McElreath R, Wallin A, Fasolo B. The Evolutionary Rationality of Social Learning Simple Heuristics in a Social World. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388435.003.0014  1
2012 Henrich J, Boyd R, McElreath R, Gurven M, Richerson PJ, Ensminger J, Alvard M, Barr A, Barrett HC, Bolyanatz A, Camerer CF, Cardenas JC, Fehr E, Gintis HM, Gil-White F, et al. Reply to van Hoorn: Converging lines of evidence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: E1678. PMID 22919709 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1204165109  1
2012 Baum WM, Paciotti B, Richerson P, Lubell M, McElreath R. Cooperation due to cultural norms, not individual reputation. Behavioural Processes. 91: 90-3. PMID 22688080 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2012.06.001  1
2012 Dawes CT, Loewen PJ, Schreiber D, Simmons AN, Flagan T, McElreath R, Bokemper SE, Fowler JH, Paulus MP. Neural basis of egalitarian behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 6479-83. PMID 22493264 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1118653109  1
2012 Henrich J, Boyd R, McElreath R, Gurven M, Richerson PJ, Ensminger J, Alvard M, Barr A, Barrett C, Bolyanatz A, Camerer CF, Cardenas JC, Fehr E, Gintis HM, Gil-White F, et al. Culture does account for variation in game behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: E32-3; author reply . PMID 22219355 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1118607109  1
2012 McElreath R, Henrich J. Modelling cultural evolution Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198568308.013.0039  1
2012 Henrich J, McElreath R. Dual-inheritance theory: The evolution of human cultural capacities and cultural evolution Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198568308.013.0038  1
2012 Iglesias TL, McElreath R, Patricelli GL. Western scrub-jay funerals: Cacophonous aggregations in response to dead conspecifics Animal Behaviour. 84: 1103-1111. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.08.007  1
2011 Abbot P, Abe J, Alcock J, Alizon S, Alpedrinha JA, Andersson M, Andre JB, van Baalen M, Balloux F, Balshine S, Barton N, Beukeboom LW, Biernaskie JM, Bilde T, Borgia G, ... ... McElreath R, et al. Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature. 471: E1-4; author reply E. PMID 21430721 DOI: 10.1038/nature09831  1
2011 Paciotti B, Richerson P, Baum B, Lubell M, Waring T, McElreath R, Efferson C, Edsten E. Are religious individuals more generous, trusting, and cooperative? An experimental test of the effect of religion on prosociality Research in Economic Anthropology. 31: 267-305. DOI: 10.1108/S0190-1281(2011)0000031014  1
2011 Cordes C, Richerson P, McElreath R, Strimling P. How does opportunistic behavior influence firm size? An evolutionary approach to organizational behavior Journal of Institutional Economics. 7: 1-21. DOI: 10.1017/S1744137410000123  1
2011 Patricelli GL, Krakauer AH, McElreath R. Assets and tactics in a mating market: Economic models of negotiation offer insights into animal courtship dynamics on the lek Current Zoology. 57: 225-236.  1
2010 Sih A, Stamps J, Yang LH, McElreath R, Ramenofsky M. Behavior as a key component of integrative biology in a human-altered world. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 50: 934-44. PMID 21558249 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icq148  1
2010 Henrich J, Ensminger J, McElreath R, Barr A, Barrett C, Bolyanatz A, Cardenas JC, Gurven M, Gwako E, Henrich N, Lesorogol C, Marlowe F, Tracer D, Ziker J. Markets, religion, community size, and the evolution of fairness and punishment. Science (New York, N.Y.). 327: 1480-4. PMID 20299588 DOI: 10.1126/science.1182238  1
2010 Smirnov O, Dawes CT, Fowler JH, Johnson T, McElreath R. The Behavioral Logic of Collective Action: Partisans Cooperate and Punish More Than Nonpartisans Political Psychology. 31: 595-616. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9221.2010.00768.x  1
2010 Borgerhoff Mulder M, Fazzio I, Irons W, McElreath RL, Bowles S, Bell A, Hertz T, Hazzah L. Pastoralism and wealth inequality: Revisiting an old question Current Anthropology. 51: 35-48. DOI: 10.1086/648561  1
2010 McElreath R. The coevolution of genes, innovation, and culture in human evolution Mind the Gap: Tracing the Origins of Human Universals. 451-474. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02725-3_21  1
2010 Henrich J, Ensminger J, Mcelreath R, Barr A, Barrett C, Bolyanatz A, Cardenas JC, Gurven M, Gwako E, Henrich N, Lesorogol C, Marlowe F, Tracer D, Ziker J. Response - Evolution of fairness: Rereading the data Science. 329: 389-390.  1
2009 Borgerhoff Mulder M, Bowles S, Hertz T, Bell A, Beise J, Clark G, Fazzio I, Gurven M, Hill K, Hooper PL, Irons W, Kaplan H, Leonetti D, Low B, Marlowe F, ... McElreath R, et al. Intergenerational wealth transmission and the dynamics of inequality in small-scale societies. Science (New York, N.Y.). 326: 682-8. PMID 19900925 DOI: 10.1126/science.1178336  1
2009 Bell AV, Richerson PJ, McElreath R. Culture rather than genes provides greater scope for the evolution of large-scale human prosociality Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 17671-17674. PMID 19822753 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0903232106  1
2009 Johnson T, Dawes CT, Fowler JH, McElreath R, Smirnov O. The role of egalitarian motives in altruistic punishment Economics Letters. 102: 192-194. DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2009.01.003  1
2009 McEachern MB, McElreath RL, Van Vuren DH, Eadie JM. Another genetically promiscuous 'polygynous' mammal: mating system variation in Neotoma fuscipes Animal Behaviour. 77: 449-455. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.10.024  1
2008 McElreath R, Bell AV, Efferson C, Lubell M, Richerson PJ, Waring T. Beyond existence and aiming outside the laboratory: Estimating frequency-dependent and pay-off-biased social learning strategies Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 363: 3515-3528. PMID 18799416 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2008.0131  1
2008 McElreath R, Strimling P. When natural selection favors imitation of parents Current Anthropology. 49: 307-316. DOI: 10.1086/524364  1
2008 Cordes C, Richerson PJ, McElreath R, Strimling P. A naturalistic approach to the theory of the firm: The role of cooperation and cultural evolution Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 68: 125-139. DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2008.03.008  1
2008 Efferson C, Lalive R, Richerson PJ, McElreath R, Lubell M. Conformists and mavericks: the empirics of frequency-dependent cultural transmission Evolution and Human Behavior. 29: 56-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2007.08.003  1
2007 McElreath R, Luttbeg B, Fogarty SP, Brodin T, Sih A. Evolution of animal personalities. Nature. 450: E5; discussion E5-6. PMID 17994035 DOI: 10.1038/nature06326  1
2007 Dawes CT, Fowler JH, Johnson T, McElreath R, Smirnov O. Egalitarian motives in humans. Nature. 446: 794-6. PMID 17429399 DOI: 10.1038/nature05651  1
2007 Efferson C, Takezawa M, McElreath R. New methods in quantitative ethnography: Economic experiments and variation in the price of equality Current Anthropology. 48: 912-919. DOI: 10.1086/523016  1
2007 Newson L, Postmes T, Lea SEG, Webley P, Richerson PJ, Mcelreath R. Influences on communication about reproduction: the cultural evolution of low fertility Evolution and Human Behavior. 28: 199-210. DOI: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2007.01.003  1
2007 Efferson C, Richerson PJ, McElreath R, Lubell M, Edsten E, Waring TM, Paciotti B, Baum W. Learning, productivity, and noise: an experimental study of cultural transmission on the Bolivian Altiplano Evolution and Human Behavior. 28: 11-17. DOI: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2006.05.005  1
2006 Henrich J, McElreath R, Barr A, Ensminger J, Barrett C, Bolyanatz A, Cardenas JC, Gurven M, Gwako E, Henrich N, Lesorogol C, Marlowe F, Tracer D, Ziker J. Costly punishment across human societies. Science (New York, N.Y.). 312: 1767-70. PMID 16794075 DOI: 10.1126/science.1127333  1
2006 Mulder MB, McElreath R, Schroeder KB. Analogies are powerful and dangerous things Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29: 350-351. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X06259089  1
2006 Bettinger RL, Winterhalder B, McElreath R. A simple model of technological intensification Journal of Archaeological Science. 33: 538-545. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2005.09.009  1
2006 McElreath R, Strimling P. How noisy information and individual asymmetries can make 'personality' an adaptation: a simple model Animal Behaviour. 72: 1135-1139. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2006.04.001  0.36
2005 Henrich J, Boyd R, Bowles S, Camerer C, Fehr E, Gintis H, McElreath R, Alvard M, Barr A, Ensminger J, Henrich NS, Hill K, Gil-White F, Gurven M, Marlowe FW, et al. "Economic man" in cross-cultural perspective: behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 28: 795-815; discussion . PMID 16372952 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X05000142  1
2005 Carter J, Karmiol S, Nagy M, McElreath R, Calloway C, Motley A, Neill A, Jang HJ, Posselt A, Stock P. Pretransplant islet culture: a comparison of four serum-free media using a murine model of islet transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings. 37: 3446-9. PMID 16298624 DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2005.09.073  1
2005 Stamps J, McElreath R, Eason P. Alternative models of conspecific attraction in flies and crabs Behavioral Ecology. 16: 974-980. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ari083  1
2005 McElreath R. Community Structure, Mobility, and the Strength of Norms in an African Society: The Sangu of Tanzania Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence From Fifteen Small-Scale Societies. DOI: 10.1093/0199262055.003.0011  1
2005 Henrich J, Boyd R, Bowles S, Camerer CF, Fehr E, Gintis H, McElreath R. Overview and Synthesis Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence From Fifteen Small-Scale Societies. DOI: 10.1093/0199262055.003.0002  1
2005 De Menocal PB, Cook ER, Demeritt D, Hornborg A, Kirch PV, McElreath R, Tainter JA. Perspectives on Diamond's collapse: How societies choose to fail or succeed Current Anthropology. 46: S91-S99. DOI: 10.1086/497663  1
2005 Henrich J, Boyd R, Bowles S, Camerer C, Fehr E, Gintis H, McElreath R, Alvard M, Barr A, Ensminger J, Henrich NS, Hill K, Gil-White F, Gurven M, Marlowe FW, et al. Models of decision-making and the coevolution of social preferences Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 28: 838-855. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X05460148  1
2005 McElreath R, Lubell M, Richerson PJ, Waring TM, Baum W, Edsten E, Efferson C, Paciotti B. Applying evolutionary models to the laboratory study of social learning Evolution and Human Behavior. 26: 483-508. DOI: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2005.04.003  1
2004 McElreath R. Social learning and the maintenance of cultural variation: An evolutionary model and data from East Africa American Anthropologist. 106: 308-321.  1
2003 McElreath R. Reputation and the evolution of conflict. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 220: 345-57. PMID 12468284 DOI: 10.1006/jtbi.2003.3166  1
2003 Henrich J, McElreath R. The Evolution of Cultural Evolution Evolutionary Anthropology. 12: 123-135. DOI: 10.1002/evan.10110  1
2003 McElreath R, Boyd R, Richerson PJ. Shared norms and the evolution of ethnic markers Current Anthropology. 44: 122-129.  1
2003 Gigerenzer G, McElreath R. Social intelligence in games Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. 159: 188-194.  1
2002 Henrich J, Mcelreath R. Are peasants risk-averse decision makers? Current Anthropology. 43: 172-181. DOI: 10.1086/338291  1
2001 Soltis J, McElreath R. Can females gain extra paternal investment by mating with multiple males? A game theoretic approach. The American Naturalist. 158: 519-29. PMID 18707306 DOI: 10.1086/323117  1
2001 Henrich J, Boyd R, Bowles S, Camerer C, Fehr E, Gintis H, McElreath R. In search of Homo economicus: Behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies American Economic Review. 91: 73-84.  1
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