Evolution, Cognition, and Culture Bagel Hour
What is it?
Each week we will hear a presentation or read and discuss an article related to evolutionary anthropology.
Thursday, 11:15AM - 12:15PM, during the 2011 Spring semester.
Where? Anthropology Graduate Lounge
students or faculty who are interested.
Why? It is an excellent opportunity to keep up with the emerging literature on the topic.
Contact Richard Sosis at firstname.lastname@example.org
January 20: Claudio Tennie, Uta Frith and Chris D. Frith. Reputation management in the age of the world-wide web. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, November 2010 14 (11) 482-488.
January 27: No meeting
February 3: Deepak Malhotra. (When) are religious people nicer? Religious salience and the 'Sunday Effect' on pro-social behavior. Judgment and Decision Making 5 (2) 138-143.
February 10: No Meeting
February 17: Quentin D. Atkinson and Harvey Whitehouse. The cultural morphospace of ritual form: Examining modes of religiosity cross-culturally. Evolution and Human Behavior 32 (2011) 50-62.
February 24: Benjamin Grant Purzycki, Daniel N. Finkel, John Shaver, Nathan Wales, Adam B. Cohen, Richard Sosis. What Does God Know? Supernatural Agents' Access to Socially Strategic and Nonstrategic Information.
March 3: Sandeep Mishra and Martin L. Lalumiere. You can't always get what you want: The motivational effect of need on risk-sensitive decision-making. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 46 (2010) 605-611.
March 10: No Meeting (Spring Break)
March 17: "Where's Whorf? The difficulties of writing on the blank slate." Dr. James Boster.
March 24: No Meeting
March 31: Kim R. Hill, Robert S. Walker, Miran Bozicevic, James Eder, Thomas Headland, Barry Hewlett, A. Magdalena Hurtado, Frank Marlowe, Polly Wiessner, Brian Wood. Co-Residence Patterns in Hunter-Gatherer Societies Show
Unique Human Social Structure. Science 331, 1286 (2011).
April 7: No Meeting
April 14: Paul Rozin & Sharon Wolf. Attachment to land: The case of the land of Israel for American and Israeli Jews and the role of contagion Judgment and Decision Making (3) 4, April 2008, pp. 325-334.