Vol 1.1, Spring 2017
University of Missouri, St. Louis
University of Gothenburg
INTRODUCTION TO THE FIRST ISSUE
Why We Need a Journal with the Title Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture (OPEN ACCESS)
Symposium on Human Nature
A Cross-Disciplinary Survey of Beliefs about Human Nature, Culture, and Science (OPEN ACCESS)
Joseph Carroll, John A. Johnson, Catherine Salmon, Jens Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Mathias Clasen, Emelie Jonsson
Epistemic Territory and Embodied Imagination
Stephen T. Asma
Human Nature Evolved to Enable Culture
Roy F. Baumeister
A Cultural Psychological View on Human Culture and Cultural Development
Evolutionary Approaches to Culture in Sociology
Response to the ESIC Questionnaire
Gender Identity: Nature and Nurture Working Together
Alice Eagly, Wendy Wood
The Best-Loved Story of All Time: Overcoming All Obstacles to Be Reunited, Evoking Kama Muta
Alan Page Fiske, Thomas W. Schubert, Beate Seibt
History from an Evolutionary Perspective
Identity Politics in Science
Austin John Jeffery, Todd K. Shackelford
Cultural Evolution and Gene–Culture Coevolution
Peter J. Richerson
The Bad Breaks of Walter White: An Evolutionary Approach to the Fictional Antihero
Cognitive Evolution and the Transmission of Popular Narratives: A Literature Review and Application to Urban Legends
Joseph M. Stubbersfield, Emma G. Flynn, Jamshid J. Tehrani
Neuroaesthetics: The State of the Domain in 2017
Review by: Aaron Kozbelt
The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art by Chatterjee, Anjan; Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain by Huston, Joseph P., Marcos Nadal, Francisco Mora, Luigi F. Agnati, and Camilo J. Cela-Conde, eds.; The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present by Kandel, Eric R.; Reductionism in Art and Brain Science by Kandel, Eric R.; An Introduction to Neuroaesthetics: The Neuroscientific Approach to Aesthetic Experience, Artistic Creativity, and Arts Appreciation by Lauring, Jon O., ed.; Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare by Orians, Gordon H.; Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution by Rothenberg, David; Experiencing Art: In the Brain of the Beholder by Shimamura, Arthur P.; Aesthetic Science: Connecting Minds, Brains, and Experience by Shimamura, Arthur P., and Stephen E. Palmer, eds.; Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience by Starr, G. Gabrielle
“It Just Must Be True”: Tomasello on Cognition and Morality
Review by: Geoffrey Galt Harpham
A Natural History of Human Thinking by Tomasello, Michael; A Natural History of Human Morality by Tomasello, Michael
Recent Critiques of Dual Inheritance Theory
Review by: Peter J. Richerson
Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges by Lewens, Tim; How Traditions Live and Die by Morin, Olivier
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
Eibl, Karl. 2016. Evolution—Kognition—Dichtung: Zur Anthropologie der Literatur.
Review by: Dirk Vanderbeke
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
Johnson, Dominic. 2016. God Is Watching You: How the Fear of God Makes Us Human.
Review by: Candace S. Alcorta
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
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. & Tague, Gregory F. 2016. Evolution and Culture: Texts and Contexts.
Review by: Jeff P. Turpin