Vol 1.1, Spring 2017

Edited by

Joseph Carroll
University of Missouri, St. Louis

Mathias Clasen
Aarhus University

Emelie Jonsson
University of Gothenburg

Editor's Introduction


Symposium on Human Nature

A Cross-Disciplinary Survey of Beliefs about Human Nature, Culture, and Science

Joseph Carroll, John A. Johnson, Catherine Salmon, Jens Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Mathias Clasen, Emelie Jonsson

Symposium Essays


Review Essays

Book Reviews

Antweiler, Christoph. 2016. Our Common Denominator: Human Universals Revisited

Review by: Donald E. Brown

Beecher, Donald, 2016. Adapted Brains and Imaginary Worlds: Cognitive Science and the Literature of the Renaissance

Review by: Michael A. Winkelman

Carroll, Sean B. 2016. The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters

Review by: Bernard Wood

Eibl, Karl. 2016. Evolution—Kognition—Dichtung: Zur Anthropologie der Literatur

Review by: Dirk Vanderbeke

Gopnik, Alison. The Gardner and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us about the Relationship between Parents and Children

Review by: David F. Bjorklund

Hallam, Susan, Ian Cross, and Michael Thaut, eds. 2016. The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology

Review by: Etsuko Hoshino

Harari, Yuval Noah. 2015. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Review by: Craig T. Palmer

Henrich, Joseph. 2015. The Secret of Our Success: How Culture Is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter

Review by: Peter Turchin

Johnson, Dominic. 2016. God Is Watching You: How the Fear of God Makes Us Human

Review by: Candace S. Alcorta

Kaufman, Scott Barry, and Carolyn Gregoire. 2015. Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind

Review by: Brian Boyd

McConachie, Bruce. 2015. Evolution, Cognition, and Performance

Review by: David Andrews

Parrish, Alex C. 2014. Adaptive Rhetoric: Evolution, Culture and the Art of Persuasion

Review by: Bret A. Rappaport

Paul, Robert A. 2015. Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Review by: Herbert Gintis

Ridley, Rosalind. 2016. Peter Pan and the Mind of J. M. Barrie: An Exploration of Cognition and Consciousness

Review by: Roel M. Willems

Van Schaik, Carel, and Kai Michel. 2016. The Good Book of Human Nature: An Evolutionary Reading of the Bible

Review by: Ellen Dissanayake

Tague, Gregory F. 2014. Making Mind: Moral Sense and Consciousness in Philosophy, Science, and Literature

Review by: Jeff P. Turpin