publications & working papers

2015. Skill ontogeny among Tsimane forager-horticulturalists with Gurven, M., Kaplan, H., Wilcox, N., Hooper, P. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 158(1): 3-18.

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. Why real leisure really matters: incentive effects on real effort in the laboratory with Corgnet, B., Hernán-González, R. Experimental Economics. 18(2): 284-301.

2015. Conflicted emotions following trust-based interaction with Sheremeta, R., Shields, T. Journal of Economic Psychology. 51: 48-65.

2015. Menu-dependent emotions and self-control with Gómez-Miñambres, J. revise and resubmit at Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics

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)

2015. Trust, reciprocity, & rules. with Rietz, T., Sheremeta, R., Shields, T. (under review)

2015. Sexism, statements and audits with Timothy Shields (in preparation)

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

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

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