Rita Anne McNamara
Rita Anne McNamara
Sr Lecturer in Cross-Cultural Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
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The cultural evolution of prosocial religions
A Norenzayan, AF Shariff, WM Gervais, AK Willard, RA McNamara, ...
Behavioral and brain sciences 39, e1, 2016
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
Moralizing gods, impartiality and religious parochialism across 15 societies
M Lang, BG Purzycki, CL Apicella, QD Atkinson, A Bolyanatz, E Cohen, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286 (1898), 20190202, 2019
Impartial institutions, pathogen stress and the expanding social network
D Hruschka, C Efferson, T Jiang, A Falletta-Cowden, S Sigurdsson, ...
Human Nature 25, 567-579, 2014
Do minds switch bodies? Dualist interpretations across ages and societies
M Chudek, RA McNamara, S Birch, P Bloom, J Henrich
Religion, Brain & Behavior 8 (4), 354-368, 2018
Weighing outcome vs. intent across societies: How cultural models of mind shape moral reasoning
RA McNamara, AK Willard, A Norenzayan, J Henrich
Cognition 182, 95-108, 2019
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
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
Supernatural punishment, in-group biases, and material insecurity: experiments and ethnography from Yasawa, Fiji
RA McNamara, A Norenzayan, J Henrich
Religion, Brain & Behavior 6 (1), 34-55, 2016
Kin and kinship psychology both influence cooperative coordination in Yasawa, Fiji
RA McNamara, J Henrich
Evolution and Human Behavior 38 (2), 197-207, 2017
An ecological theory of gods’ minds
BG Purzycki, RA McNamara
Advances in religion, cognitive science, and experimental philosophy, 143-167, 2016
Decolonizing community psychology by supporting indigenous knowledge, projects, and students: Lessons from Aotearoa New Zealand and Canada
RA McNamara, S Naepi
American Journal of Community Psychology 62 (3-4), 340-349, 2018
The minds of god (s) and humans: Differences in mind perception in Fiji and North America
AK Willard, RA McNamara
Cognitive science 43 (1), e12703, 2019
Jesus vs. the ancestors: How specific religious beliefs shape prosociality on Yasawa Island, Fiji
RA McNamara, J Henrich
Religion, Brain & Behavior 8 (2), 185-204, 2018
The moralization bias of gods’ minds: A cross-cultural test
BG Purzycki, AK Willard, EK Klocová, C Apicella, Q Atkinson, A Bolyanatz, ...
Religion, Brain & Behavior 12 (1-2), 38-60, 2022
Material security, life history, and moralistic religions: A cross-cultural examination
BG Purzycki, CT Ross, C Apicella, QD Atkinson, E Cohen, RA McNamara, ...
PloS one 13 (3), e0193856, 2018
Cross-cultural dataset for the evolution of religion and morality project
BG Purzycki, C Apicella, QD Atkinson, E Cohen, RA McNamara, ...
Scientific Data 3 (1), 1-12, 2016
Minds of gods and human cognitive constraints: Socio-ecological context shapes belief
RA McNamara, BG Purzycki
Religion, Brain & Behavior 10 (3), 223-238, 2020
Building sustainable global collaborative networks: Recommendations from music studies and the social sciences
PE Savage, N Jacoby, EH Margulis, H Daikoku, M Anglada-Tort, ...
The Science-Music Borderlands, 2023
God's mind on morality
RA McNamara, R Senanayake, AK Willard, J Henrich
Evolutionary Human Sciences 3, e6, 2021
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