Benjamin Grant Purzycki
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Moralistic gods, supernatural punishment and the expansion of human sociality
BG Purzycki, C Apicella, QD Atkinson, E Cohen, RA McNamara, ...
Nature 530 (7590), 327-330, 2016
2492016
Human preferences for sexually dimorphic faces may be evolutionarily novel
IM Scott, AP Clark, SC Josephson, AH Boyette, IC Cuthill, RL Fried, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (40), 14388-14393, 2014
1282014
What does God know? Supernatural agents’ access to socially strategic and non‐strategic information
BG Purzycki, DN Finkel, J Shaver, N Wales, AB Cohen, R Sosis
Cognitive Science 36 (5), 846-869, 2012
812012
The religious system as adaptive: Cognitive flexibility, public displays, and acceptance
BG Purzycki, R Sosis
The biological evolution of religious mind and behavior, 243-256, 2009
802009
Cooperation in context: Public goods games and post-Soviet collectives in Kamchatka, Russia
D Gerkey, A Barr, N Baumard, JCC Campo, C Heintz, BG Purzycki, ...
Current Anthropology 54 (2), 000-000, 2013
682013
MCI theory: A critical discussion
BG Purzycki, AK Willard
Religion, Brain & Behavior 6 (3), 207-248, 2016
662016
The minds of gods: A comparative study of supernatural agency
BG Purzycki
Cognition 129 (1), 163-179, 2013
642013
Ritual behavior and trust in the Tyva Republic
BG Purzycki, T Arakchaa
Current Anthropology 54 (3), 381-388, 2013
472013
Our gods: Variation in supernatural minds
BG Purzycki, R Sosis
Essential building blocks of human nature, 77-93, 2011
392011
The extended religious phenotype and the adaptive coupling of ritual and belief
BG Purzycki, R Sosis
Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 59 (2), 99-108, 2013
372013
The evolution of religion and morality: a synthesis of ethnographic and experimental evidence from eight societies
BG Purzycki, J Henrich, C Apicella, QD Atkinson, A Baimel, E Cohen, ...
Religion, Brain & Behavior 8 (2), 101-132, 2018
342018
Tyvan cher eezi and the socioecological constraints of supernatural agents' minds
BG Purzycki
Religion, Brain & Behavior 1 (1), 31-45, 2011
322011
The evolution of gods’ minds in the Tyva Republic
BG Purzycki
Current Anthropology 57 (S13), S88-S104, 2016
292016
Religious concepts as necessary components of the adaptive religious system
BG Purzycki, R Sosis
The nature of god: Evolution and religion, 37-59, 2010
282010
Extending evolutionary accounts of religion beyond the mind: Religions as adaptive systems
BG Purzycki, O Haque, R Sosis
Evolution, religion, and cognitive science: Critical and constructive essays …, 2014
272014
Spirit masters, ritual cairns, and the adaptive religious system in Tyva
BG Purzycki
Sibirica 9 (2), 21-47, 2010
252010
Humor as violation and deprecation: A cognitive anthropological account
BG Purzycki
Journal of Cognition and Culture 11 (1-2), 217-230, 2011
232011
Cognitive architecture, humor and counterintuitiveness: Retention and recall of MCIs
BG Purzycki
Journal of Cognition and Culture 10 (1-2), 189-204, 2010
232010
The cognitive and cultural foundations of moral behavior
BG Purzycki, AC Pisor, C Apicella, Q Atkinson, E Cohen, J Henrich, ...
Evolution and Human Behavior 39 (5), 490-501, 2018
222018
An ecological theory of gods’ minds
BG Purzycki, RA McNamara
Cognitive science of religion and its philosophical implications, 143-167, 2016
182016
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