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    Dying for the Group: Towards a General Theory of Extreme Self-Sacrifice.Harvey Whitehouse - 2018 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 41:1-64.
    Whether upheld as heroic or reviled as terrorism, people have been willing to lay down their lives for the sake of their groups throughout history. Why? Previous theories of extreme self-sacrifice have highlighted a range of seemingly disparate factors, such as collective identity, outgroup hostility, and kin psychology. In this paper, I attempt to integrate many of these factors into a single overarching theory based on several decades of collaborative research with a range of special populations, from tribes in Papua (...)
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    When Group Membership Gets Personal: A Theory of Identity Fusion.William B. Swann, Jolanda Jetten, Ángel Gómez, Harvey Whitehouse & Brock Bastian - 2012 - Psychological Review 119 (3):441-456.
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    Stick to the Script: The Effect of Witnessing Multiple Actors on Children’s Imitation.Patricia A. Herrmann, Cristine H. Legare, Paul L. Harris & Harvey Whitehouse - 2013 - Cognition 129 (3):536-543.
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    Four Things We Need to Know About Extreme Self-Sacrifice.Harvey Whitehouse - 2018 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 41.
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    Imitative Flexibility and the Development of Cultural Learning.Cristine H. Legare, Nicole J. Wen, Patricia A. Herrmann & Harvey Whitehouse - 2015 - Cognition 142:351-361.
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    Seeking a Rapprochement Between Anthropology and the Cognitive Sciences: A Problem-Driven Approach.Harvey Whitehouse & Emma Cohen - 2012 - Topics in Cognitive Science 4 (3):404-412.
    Beller, Bender, and Medin question the necessity of including social anthropology within the cognitive sciences. We argue that there is great scope for fruitful rapprochement while agreeing that there are obstacles (even if we might wish to debate some of those specifically identified by Beller and colleagues). We frame the general problem differently, however: not in terms of the problem of reconciling disciplines and research cultures, but rather in terms of the prospects for collaborative deployment of expertise (methodological and theoretical) (...)
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    Religion Promotes a Love for Thy Neighbour: But How Big is the Neighbourhood?Ryan McKay & Harvey Whitehouse - 2016 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39.
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    Introduction: New Frontiers in the Cognitive Science of Religion.Robert McCauley & Harvey Whitehouse - 2005 - Journal of Cognition and Culture 5 (1-2):1-13.
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    Reasoning About Dead Agents: A Cross-Cultural Perspective.Harvey Whitehouse - 2006 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (5):485-486.
    Jesse Bering's theory of the “folk psychology of souls” is brilliantly elucidated and warrants further empirical investigation. While additional experimental research is certainly required, we also need to interrogate the evidence on reasoning about dead agents in a wide range of real-world settings.
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    Groups and Emotional Arousal Mediate Neural Synchrony and Perceived Ritual Efficacy.Philip S. Cho, Nicolas Escoffier, Yinan Mao, April Ching, Christopher Green, Jonathan Jong & Harvey Whitehouse - 2018 - Frontiers in Psychology 9.
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  11. Exploring the Pathways Between Transformative Group Experiences and Identity Fusion.Christopher M. Kavanagh, Rohan Kapitány, Idhamsyah Eka Putra & Harvey Whitehouse - 2020 - Frontiers in Psychology 11.
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    Four Things We Need to Know About Extreme Self-Sacrifice—CORRIGENDUM.Harvey Whitehouse - 2019 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 42.
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    Locating the Causes of Religious Commitment.Harvey Whitehouse - 2004 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (6):752-753.
    Atran & Norenzayan (A&N) survey a substantial body of theory and evidence on which there is broad agreement in the cognitive science of religion. Some parts of their argument (for instance, concerning the causes of costly commitment to religious beliefs) are more speculative and remain a focus of lively debate and further research.
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  14. Terror.Harvey Whitehouse - 2007 - In John Corrigan (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Emotion. Oup Usa. pp. 259--275.
     
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