publications & working papers

2015. Regulatory adaptations for delivering information: the case of confession with Sznycer, D., Tooby, J., Cosmides, L. Evolution and Human Behavior. 36(1):44-51

2015. Inferring sex-biased parental investment in 15 small-scale human populations. with Baldini, R., Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Beheim, B.A.,Colleran, H.,Gurven, M., Hooper, P.L., Kaplan, H. Kramer, K.L., Mattison, S.L., Nolin, D.A., Scelza, B., Sear, R., Shenk, M., Towner, M.C., Voland, E., Ziker, J. (under review)

2014. Older adults' contributions to the Tsimane forager-farmer economy. Anthropology and Aging 35(1): 56-58.

2014. Skill ontogeny among Tsimane forager-horticulturalists with Gurven, M., Kaplan, H., Wilcox, N., Hooper, P. revise and resubmit at American Journal of Physical Anthropology 

2014. Ageism, honesty, & trust. with Shields, T. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 51: 19-29.

2014. Functional disability and social conflict increase risk of depression in older adulthood among Bolivian forager-farmers with Stieglitz, J., von Rueden, C., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. first published online: July 1, 2014 

2014. Why real leisure really matters: incentive effects on real effort in the laboratory with Corgnet, B., Hernán-González, R. Experimental Economics. first published online: 22 April, 2014

2014. Predictable and predictive emotions: explaining cheap signals and trust re-extension with Sheremeta, R. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 8:401.

2014. Conflicted emotions following trust-based interaction with Sheremeta, R., Shields, T. revise and resubmit at Journal of Economic Psychology

2014. Limitations to signaling trust with all or nothing investments with Sheremeta, R., Shields, T. (under review)

2014. Menu-Dependent emotions and self-control with Gómez-Miñambres, J. (under review)

2014. Sexism, statements and audits with Timothy Shields (under review)

2013. Building and rebuilding trust with promises and apologies with Sheremeta, R., Sznycer, D. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 94: 242-256.

2013. Trust, reciprocity, & rules. with Rietz, T., Sheremeta, R., Shields, T.  (under review)

2013. Recalibrational emotions and the regulation of trust-based behaviors with Shields, T. In Psychology of Trust: New Research. D. Gefen (ed.), New York: Nova Science Publishers.

2012. Risk and the evolution of human exchange with Kaplan, H.,  Smith, V., Wilson, B. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences. 279:2930-2935 

2012. Social norms, discrete choices, and false dichotomies with Wilcox, N. (commentary) Current Anthropology 53(2):172-173

2010. An evolutionary perspective can help unify disparate accounts of grandparental investment with Gurven, M., (commentary) Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 33:25-26

2010. Domestication alone does not lead to inequality with Gurven, M., Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Bowles, S., Hooper, Paul L., Kaplan, H., Quinlan, R., Sear, R., von Rueden, C., Bowles, S., Hertz, T., Bell, A. Current Anthropology. 51(1):1-16.

2009. Intergenerational wealth transmission and the dynamics of inequality in small-scale societies with Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Bowles, S., Hertz, T., Bell, A., Beise, J., Clark, G., Fazzio, I., Gurven, M., Hill, K., Hooper, P.L. Irons, W., Kaplan, H., Leonetti, D., Low, B., Marlowe, F., McElreath, R., Naidu, S., Nolin, D., Piraino, P., Quinlan, R., Sear, R., Shenk, M., Smith, E., von Rueden, C., Wiessner, P. Science. 326:682-688

2008. Culture sometimes matters: intra-cultural variation in pro-social behavior among Tsimane Amerindians with Gurven, M., Zanolini, A. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 67:587-607

2008. Shuar in Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, 2nd ed. (pp. 385-386) C. Scribner’s Sons: New York.



2009. Why Old Age: Non-material contributions and patterns of aging among older adult Tsimane'. University of California, Santa Barbara