Rita Anne McNamara
Rita Anne McNamara
Sr Lecturer in Cross-Cultural Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
Verified email at vuw.ac.nz - Homepage
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The cultural evolution of prosocial religions
A Norenzayan, AF Shariff, WM Gervais, AK Willard, RA McNamara, ...
Behavioral and brain sciences 39, 2016
Moralistic gods, supernatural punishment and the expansion of human sociality
BG Purzycki, C Apicella, QD Atkinson, E Cohen, RA McNamara, ...
Nature 530 (7590), 327-330, 2016
Impartial institutions, pathogen stress and the expanding social network
D Hruschka, C Efferson, T Jiang, A Falletta-Cowden, S Sigurdsson, ...
Human Nature 25 (4), 567-579, 2014
Do minds switch bodies? Dualist interpretations across ages and societies
M Chudek, RA McNamara, S Birch, P Bloom, J Henrich
Religion, Brain & Behavior 8 (4), 354-368, 2018
Weighing outcome vs. intent across societies: How cultural models of mind shape moral reasoning
RA McNamara, AK Willard, A Norenzayan, J Henrich
Cognition 182, 95-108, 2019
Moralizing gods, impartiality and religious parochialism across 15 societies
M Lang, BG Purzycki, CL Apicella, QD Atkinson, A Bolyanatz, E Cohen, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286 (1898), 20190202, 2019
The evolution of religion and morality: a synthesis of ethnographic and experimental evidence from eight societies
BG Purzycki, J Henrich, C Apicella, QD Atkinson, A Baimel, E Cohen, ...
Religion, Brain & Behavior 8 (2), 101-132, 2018
Supernatural punishment, in-group biases, and material insecurity: Experiments and ethnography from Yasawa, Fiji
RA McNamara, A Norenzayan, J Henrich
Religion, Brain & Behavior 6 (1), 34-55, 2016
Kin and kinship psychology both influence cooperative coordination in Yasawa, Fiji
RA McNamara, J Henrich
Evolution and Human Behavior 38 (2), 197-207, 2017
The cognitive and cultural foundations of moral behavior
BG Purzycki, AC Pisor, C Apicella, Q Atkinson, E Cohen, J Henrich, ...
Evolution and Human Behavior 39 (5), 490-501, 2018
An ecological theory of gods’ minds
BG Purzycki, RA McNamara
Cognitive science of religion and its philosophical implications, 143-167, 2016
Jesus vs. the ancestors: how specific religious beliefs shape prosociality on Yasawa Island, Fiji
RA McNamara, J Henrich
Religion, Brain & Behavior 8 (2), 185-204, 2018
Decolonizing community psychology by supporting indigenous knowledge, projects, and students: Lessons from Aotearoa New Zealand and Canada
RA McNamara, S Naepi
American journal of community psychology 62 (3-4), 340-349, 2018
Material security, life history, and moralistic religions: A cross-cultural examination
BG Purzycki, CT Ross, C Apicella, QD Atkinson, E Cohen, RA McNamara, ...
PloS one 13 (3), e0193856, 2018
Cross-cultural dataset for the evolution of religion and morality project
BG Purzycki, C Apicella, QD Atkinson, E Cohen, RA McNamara, ...
Scientific Data 3 (1), 1-12, 2016
God’s mind on morality: A knowing God is a punishing God
RA McNamara, A Willard, A Norenzayan, J Henrich
Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality …, 2014
The minds of god (s) and humans: Differences in mind perception in Fiji and North America
AK Willard, RA McNamara
Cognitive science 43 (1), e12703, 2019
Authors’ Response
A Norenzayan, AF Shariff, WM Gervais, AK Willard, RA McNamara, ...
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39, 43, 2016
Minds of gods and human cognitive constraints: socio-ecological context shapes belief
RA McNamara, BG Purzycki
Religion, Brain & Behavior 10 (3), 223-238, 2020
Morality when the mind is opaque: Intent vs. outcome across the lifespan in Yasawa, Fiji
RA McNamara
University of British Columbia, 2016
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