journal articles

Cultural adaptation is maximised when intelligent individuals rarely think for themselves

Miu, E. & Morgan, T. J. H.

Evolutionary Human Sciences

A theory limited in scope and evidence.

Miu E., Boyd R., Richerson P.J., Morgan T.J.H.

Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

The emergence and adaptive use of prestige in an online social learning task.

Brand C.O., Heap S., Morgan T.J.H., Mesoudi A.

Scientific Reports.

Experimental evidence for the coevolution of learning and memory.

Morgan, T.J.H.*, Suchow J.W.* & Griffiths T.L.

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

What the Baldwin Effect affects depends on the nature of plasticity.

Morgan, T.J.H., Suchow J.W. & Griffiths, T.L.


Cumulative Science via Bayesian Posterior Passing: An introduction.

Brand, C.O., Ounsley, J.P., van der Post, D., Morgan T.J.H.


By reverence, not fear: Prestige, religion, and autonomic regulation in the evolution of cooperation.

Lenfesty, H. L., Morgan, T. J. H.

Frontiers in Psychology.

Defining the majority in conformity research: instances versus individuals.

Morgan, T.J.H., Acerbi, A. & van Leeuwen, E.J.C.


Human mate-choice copying is domain general social learning. Scientific Reports.

Morgan, T.J.H.*, Street, S.E.*, Thornton, A., Brown, G.R., Laland, K.N. & Cross C.P.

Scientific Reports.

Testing the Cognitive and Cultural Niche Theories of Human Evolution.

Morgan, T.J.H.

Current Anthropology. 57(3): 370–377.

Sex differences in confidence influence patterns of conformity.

Cross, C.P., Brown, G.R., Morgan, T.J.H. & Laland, K.N.

British Journal of Psychology. 1–13.

The when and who of social learning and conformist transmission.

Muthukrishna, M., Morgan, T. J. H., & Henrich, J.

Evolution and Human Behavior, 37(1), 10–20.

James Mark Baldwin and contemporary theories of culture and evolution.

Morgan, T. J. H., & Harris, P. L.

European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 5629, 1–12.

Experimental evidence for the co-evolution of hominin tool-making teaching and language.

Morgan, T. J. H., Uomini, N. T., Rendell, L. E., Street, S. E., Lewis, H. M., Cross, C. P., Evans, C., Kearney, R., de la Torre, I., Whiten, A., & Laland, K. N.

Nature Communications, 6, 1–8.

The Development of Adaptive Conformity in Young Children: Effects of Uncertainty and Consensus.

Morgan, T. J. H., K. Laland & P. L. Harris.

Developmental Science.

Is Non-genetic Inheritance Just a Proximate Mechanism? A Corroboration of the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis.

Mesoudi, A., S. Blanchet, A. Charmantier, É. Danchin, L. Fogarty, E. Jablonka, K. N. Laland, T. J. H. Morgan, G. B. Müller, F. J. Odling-Smee & B. Pujol.

Biological Theory, 189–195.

The Biological Bases of Conformity.

Morgan, T. J. H., & K. N. Laland.

Frontiers in Neuroscience 6, 1–7.

Cognitive Culture: Theoretical and Empirical Insights into Social Learning Strategies.

Rendell, L. E., L. Fogarty, W. J. E. Hoppitt, T. J. H. Morgan, M. M. Webster, and K. N. Laland.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 15, 68–76.

The Evolutionary Basis of Human Social Learning.

Morgan, T. J. H., L. E. Rendell, M. Ehn, W. J. E. Hoppitt, and K. N. Laland.

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.

book chapters

Nothing in Human Behavior Makes Sense Except in the Light of Culture: Shared Interests of Social Psychology and Cultural Evolution.

Morgan, T. J. H., C. P. Cross & L. E. Rendell.

Zeigler-Hill, V., L. L. M. Welling & T. K. Shackelford (eds) Evolutionary Perspectives on Social Psychology. Springer.

What animals other than primates can tell us about human cultural transmission.

Laland, K. N., A. Cowie, & T. J. H. Morgan.

Ellen, R., Lycett, S., Johns, S. (eds) Understanding Cultural Transmission in Anthropology. Berghahn: New York/Oxford.

conference proceedings

What the Baldwin Effect affects.

Morgan, T. J. H., & Griffiths, T. L.

Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

book reviews

A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed our Species by Robert Boyd.

Morgan, T. J. H.

Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture. 2 (2) 115-118.

Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony by Kevin N. Laland.

Morgan, T. J. H.

Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture. 2, 121-124.

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