Pascal Boyer
TitleCited byYear
Religion explained: The evolutionary origins of religious thought
P Boyer
Basic books, 2007
Unconscious cerebral initiative and the role of conscious will in voluntary action
B Libet
Behavioral and brain sciences 8 (4), 529-539, 1985
The naturalness of religious ideas: A cognitive theory of religion
P Boyer
Univ of California Press, 1994
Tradition as truth and communication: a cognitive description of traditional discourse
P Boyer, B Pascal
Cambridge University Press, 1990
Religious thought and behaviour as by-products of brain function
P Boyer
Trends in cognitive sciences 7 (3), 119-124, 2003
Cognitive templates for religious concepts: Cross‐cultural evidence for recall of counter‐intuitive representations
P Boyer, C Ramble
Cognitive Science 25 (4), 535-564, 2001
Why ritualized behavior? Precaution systems and action parsing in developmental, pathological and cultural rituals
P Boyer, P Liénard
Behavioral and brain sciences 29 (6), 595-613, 2006
Evolutionary economics of mental time travel?
P Boyer
Trends in cognitive sciences 12 (6), 219-224, 2008
What makes anthropomorphism natural: Intuitive ontology and cultural representations
P Boyer
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 83-97, 1996
Cognitive tracks of cultural inheritance: How evolved intuitive ontology governs cultural transmission
P Boyer
American Anthropologist 100 (4), 876-889, 1998
The detection of contingency and animacy from simple animations in the human brain
SJ Blakemore, P Boyer, M Pachot-Clouard, A Meltzoff, C Segebarth, ...
Cerebral Cortex 13 (8), 837-844, 2003
Whence collective rituals? A cultural selection model of ritualized behavior
P Liénard, P Boyer
American Anthropologist 108 (4), 814-827, 2006
Et l'homme créa les dieux
P Boyer
Gallimard, 2001
Functional origins of religious concepts: Ontological and strategic selection in evolved minds
P Boyer
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 6 (2), 195-214, 2000
Cognitive constraints on cultural representations: Natural ontologies and religious ideas
P Boyer
Mapping the mind: Domain specificity in cognition and culture, 391-411, 1994
Domain specificity and intuitive ontology
P Boyer, HC Barrett
The handbook of evolutionary psychology, 96-118, 2005
Being human: Religion: bound to believe?
P Boyer
Nature 455 (7216), 1038, 2008
Cognitive aspects of religious symbolism
P Boyer
CUP Archive, 1993
Evolutionary perspectives on religion
P Boyer, B Bergstrom
Annual review of anthropology 37, 111-130, 2008
Multilevel selection theory and major evolutionary transitions: Implications for psychological science
DS Wilson, M Van Vugt, R O'Gorman
Current directions in psychological science 17 (1), 6-9, 2008
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