Cultural Evolution of Medicine and Health Behaviour

Medicine as Message: Caregiving, Illness Deception, and the Cultural Evolution of Harmful Treatments Preprint

Reporting Bias Inflates the Reputation of Medical Treatments: A Comparison of Outcomes in Clinical Trials and Online Product Review Social Science & Medicine 2017 (J. Ioannidis commentary)

How feedback biases give ineffective medicine a good reputation Journal of Medical Internet Research 2014

Therapeutic encounters and the elicitation of community care. Brain & Behaviour Sciences (commentary) 2018

Cultural Evolution

Asymmetries in punishment propensity may drive the civilizing process, Nature Human Behaviour, 2018

Cross-cultural differences in emotional selection on transmission of information Journal of Culture and Cognition 2016

Evolution of Disease Avoidance Psychology

The Structure and Function of Pathogen Disgust Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 2018

Why Does the Behavioral Immune System Relate to Conservatism? Testing Competing Hypotheses Across 30 Nations PNAS 2016

Disgust sensitivity is not associated with health in a rural Bangladeshi sample PloS One 2014

Illness in childhood predicts face preferences in adulthood Evolution & Human Behavior 2013

Are outgroup's pathogens really more dangerous? Brain & Behaviour Sciences (commentary) 2012

Disgust as an adaptive system for disease avoidance behaviour Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 2011

Behaviour and Epidemiology

Sensor recorded changes in rates of hand washing with soap in response to the media reports of the H1N1 pandemic in Britain BMJ Open 2011

Male commuters in north and south England: risk factors for the presence of faecal bacteria on hands BMC Public Health 2011