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    Weighing Outcome Vs. Intent Across Societies: How Cultural Models of Mind Shape Moral Reasoning.Rita Anne McNamara, Aiyana K. Willard, Ara Norenzayan & Joseph Henrich - 2019 - Cognition 182:95-108.
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    Early Plant Learning in Fiji.Rita Anne McNamara & Annie E. Wertz - 2021 - Human Nature 32 (1):115-149.
    Recent work with infants suggests that plant foraging throughout evolutionary history has shaped the design of the human mind. Infants in Germany and the US avoid touching plants and engage in more social looking toward adults before touching them. This combination of behavioral avoidance and social looking strategies enables safe and rapid social learning about plant properties within the first two years of life. Here, we explore how growing up in a context that requires frequent interaction with plants shapes children’s (...)
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    Keeping Cultural in Cultural Evolutionary Psychology: Culture Shapes Indigenous Psychologies in Specific Ecologies.Rita Anne McNamara & Tia Neha - 2019 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 42.
    In Cognitive Gadgets, Heyes seeks to unite evolutionary psychology with cultural evolutionary theory. Although we applaud this unifying effort, we find it falls short of considering how culture itself evolves to produce indigenous psychologies fitted to particular environments. We focus on mentalizing and autobiographical memory as examples of how socialization practices embedded within culture build cognitive adaptations.
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    Adding Culture and Context Improves Evolutionary Theorizing About Human Cognition.Rita Anne McNamara & Ronald Fischer - 2018 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 41.
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