Publications of Quentin D. Atkinson

Journal Article (29)

2016
Journal Article
Watts, J.; Bulbulia, J.; Gray, R. D.; Atkinson, Q. D.: Clarity and causality needed in claims about Big Gods. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39 (January), e27 (2016)
2015
Journal Article
Watts, J.; Sheehan, O.; Greenhill, S. J.; Gomes-Ng, S.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Bulbulia, J.; Gray, R. D.: Pulotu: Database of Austronesian supernatural beliefs and practices. PLoS One 10 (9), e0136783 (2015)
Journal Article
Watts, J.; Greenhill, S. J.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Currie, T. E.; Bulbulia, J.; Gray, R. D.: Broad supernatural punishment but not moralizing high gods precede the evolution of political complexity in Austronesia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282 (1804), 20142556 (2015)
2013
Journal Article
Ross, R. M.; Greenhill, S. J.; Atkinson, Q. D.: Population structure and cultural geography of a folktale in Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280 (1756), 20123065 (2013)
2012
Journal Article
Bouckaert, R.; Lemey, P.; Dunn , M. D.; Greenhill, S. J.; Alekseyenko, A. V.; Drummond, A. J.; Gray, R. D.; Suchard, M. A.; Atkinson, Q. D.: Mapping the origins and expansion of the Indo-European language family. Science 337 (6097), pp. 957 - 960 (2012)
2011
Journal Article
Gray, R. D.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Greenhill, S. J.: Language evolution and human history: what a difference a date makes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 366 (1567), pp. 1090 - 1100 (2011)
2010
Journal Article
Greenhill, S. J.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Meade, A.; Gray, R. D.: The shape and tempo of language evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277 (1693), pp. 2443 - 2450 (2010)
2009
Journal Article
Atkinson, Q. D.; Gray, R. D.; Drummond, A. J.: Bayesian coalescent inference of major human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup expansions in Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276 (1655), pp. 367 - 373 (2009)
2008
Journal Article
Atkinson, Q. D.; Meade, A.; Venditti, C.; Greenhill, S. J.; Pagel, M.: Languages evolve in punctuational bursts. Science Magazine 319 (5863), p. 588 - 588 (2008)

Book Chapter (4)

2019
Book Chapter
Watts, J.; Sheehan, O.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Bulbulia, J.; Gray, R. D.: Did ritualized human sacrifice help build and sustain social inequality? In: The cognitive science of religion: A methodological introduction to key empirical studies, pp. 239 - 248 (Eds. Slone, J.; McCorkle Jr., W.). Bloomsbury, London (2019)
2013
Book Chapter
Bulbulia, J.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Gray, R. D.; Greenhill, S. J.: Why do religious cultures evolve slowly? The cultural evolution of cooperative calling and the historical study of religions. In: Mind, morality and magic: cognitive science approaches in biblical studies, pp. 197 - 212 (Eds. Czachesz, I.; Uro, R.). Acumen, Durham (2013)
Book Chapter
Gray, R. D.; Greenhill, S. J.; Atkinson, Q. D.: Phylogenetic models of language change: three new questions. In: Cultural evolution: Society, technology, language, and religion. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 12, pp. 285 - 302 (Eds. Richerson, P. J.; Christiansen, M. H.). MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass (2013)
2006
Book Chapter
Atkinson, Q. D.; Gray, R. D.: Are accurate dates an intractable problem for historical linguistics? In: Mapping Our Ancestors: phylogenetic approaches in anthropology and prehistory, pp. 269 - 296 (Ed. Lipo, C. P.). Aldine Transaction, New Brunswick (2006)

Working Paper (1)

2020
Working Paper
Claessens, S.; Sibley, C.; Chaudhuri, A.; Atkinson, Q. D.: Cooperative phenotype predicts economic conservatism, policy views, and political party support [Preprint]. PsyArXiv Preprints, t7rqb (2020), 55 pp.

Other (1)

2020
Other
Claessens, S.; Kyritsis, T.; Atkinson, Q. D.: Revised analysis shows relational mobility predicts sacrificial behavior in Footbridge but not Switch or Loop trolley problems, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117, pp. 13203 - 13204 (2020)

Preprint (1)

2021
Preprint
Kelly, D.; Claessens, S.; Sibley, C. G.; Chaudhuri, A.; Atkinson, Q. D.: Cooperative phenotype predicts climate change belief and pro-environmental behaviour. (2021)
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