Journal of Politics, Vol. 76, #3, 2014
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 37, #3, 2014
Paul E. Smaldino. The cultural evolution of emergent group-level traits.
Open Peer Commentary
Marshall Abrams. Maintenance of cultural diversity: Social roles, social networks, and cognitive networks.
Linnda R. Caporael and Colin K. Garvey. The primacy of scaffolding within groups for the evolution of group-level traits.
Maciej Chudek and Joseph Henrich. Tackling group-level traits by starting at the start.
Taylor Davis and Eric Margolis. The priority of the individual in cultural inheritance.
Michael Doebeli and Burton Simon. Studying the emergence of complicated group-level cultural traits requires a mathematical framework.
Agustin Fuentes. Feedback, group-level processes, and systems approaches in human evolution.
Drew Gerkey and Lee Cronk. What is a group? Conceptual clarity can help integrate evolutionary and social scientific research on cooperation.
Paul Ibbotson. Group-level expression encoded in the individual.
Kyungil Kim and Joonghwan Jeon and Youngjun Park. Culture as an aggregate of individual differences.
Kevin MacDonald. Reinventing the wheel on structuring groups, with an inadequate psychology.
Tobias A. Mattei. Interdisciplinary benefits of a theory of cultural evolution centered at the group-level: The emergence of macro-neuroeconomics and social
evolutionary game theory.
Roger A. McCain. Collaboration in classical political economy and noncooperative game theory.
Michael Muthukrishna and Mark Schaller. Individual-level psychology and group-level traits.
Peter Nonacs and Karen M. Kapheim. Cultural evolution and emergent group-level traits through social heterosis.
Rick O'Gorman. Homogeneity of mind can yield heterogeneity in behavior producing emergent collaboration in groups.
Samir Okasha. Emergent group traits, reproduction, and levels of selection.
Karthik Panchanathan and Sarah Mathew and Charles Perreault. Explaining group-level traits requires distinguishing process from product.
Dwight W. Read. The substance of cultural evolution: Culturally framed systems of social organization.
Carlos Santana and Michael Weisberg. Group-level traits are not units of selection.
Jeffrey C. Schank. Strong group-level traits and selection-transmission thickets.
Thomas C. Scott-Phillips and Thomas E. Dickins. Group-level traits can be studied with standard evolutionary theory.
Lan Shuai and Tao Gong. Language as an emergent group-level trait.
Richard Sosis and Jordan Kiper. Why religion is better conceived as a complex system than a norm-enforcing institution.
Daniel J. Taylor and Joanna J. Bryson. Replicators, lineages, and interactors.
Georg Theiner and John Sutton. The collaborative emergence of group cognition.
Timothy Michael Waring and Sandra Hughes Goff. Coordination, cooperation, and the ontogeny of group-level traits.
David Sloan Wilson. Groups as units of functional analysis, individuals as proximate mechanisms.
Matthew R. Zefferman and Peter J. Richerson. Many important group-level traits are institutions.
Paul E. Smaldino. Group-level traits emerge.
John R. Hibbing and Kevin B. Smith and John R. Alford. Differences in negativity bias underlie variations in political ideology.
Open Peer Commentary
Mark J. Brandt and Geoffrey Wetherell and Christine Reyna. Liberals and conservatives can show similarities in negativity bias.
Ross Buck. Emotional attachment security as the origin of liberal-conservative differences in vigilance to negative features of the environment.
John T. Cacioppo and Stephanie Cacioppo and Jackie K. Gollan. The negativity bias: Conceptualization, quantification, and individual differences.
Evan Charney. Conservatives, liberals, and “the negative”.
Christopher M. Federico and Christopher D. Johnston and Howard G. Lavine. Context, engagement, and the (multiple) functions of negativity bias.
Stanley Feldman and Leonie Huddy. Not so simple: The multidimensional nature and diverse origins of political ideology.
Gordon Hodson. Is it impolite to discuss cognitive differences between liberals and conservatives?
Patrick Colm Hogan. Negativity bias, emotion targets, and emotion systems.
Yoel Inbar and David Pizarro. Disgust, politics, and responses to threat.
Ronnie Janoff-Bulman and Nate C. Carnes. Motivation and morality: Insights into political ideology.
John T. Jost and Sharareh Noorbaloochi and Jay J. Van Bavel. The “chicken-and-egg” problem in political neuroscience.
Katherine D. Kinzler and Amrisha Vaish. Political infants? Developmental origins of the negativity bias.
Scott O. Lilienfeld and Robert D. Latzman. Threat bias, not negativity bias, underpins differences in political ideology.
Steven G. Ludeke and Colin G. DeYoung. Differences in negativity bias probably underlie variation in attitudes toward change generally, not political ideology specifically.
Ariel Malka and Christopher J. Soto. How encompassing is the effect of negativity bias on political conservatism?
G. Scott Morgan and Linda J. Skitka and Daniel C. Wisneski. Political ideology is contextually variable and flexible rather than fixed.
Matt Motyl and Ravi Iyer. Will the real fundamental difference underlying ideology please stand up?
Christopher Y. Olivola and Abigail B. Sussman. Many behavioral tendencies associated with right-leaning (conservative) political ideologies are malleable and unrelated to negativity.
Michael Bang Petersen and Lene Aarøe. Individual differences in political ideology are effects of adaptive error management.
Narun Pornpattananangkul and Bobby K. Cheon and Joan Y. Chiao. The role of negativity bias in political judgment: A cultural neuroscience perspective.
Philip Robbins and Kenneth Shields. Explaining ideology: Two factors are better than one.
Shalom H. Schwartz. Negativity bias and basic values.
Grzegorz Sedek and Malgorzata Kossowska and Klara Rydzewska. The importance of adult life-span perspective in explaining variations in political ideology.
Shona M. Tritt and Michael Inzlicht and Jordan B. Peterson. Confounding valence and arousal: What really underlies political orientation?
Jacob M. Vigil and Chance Strenth. Facial expression judgments support a socio-relational model, rather than a negativity bias model of political psychology.
Andrew Edward White and Steven L. Neuberg. Beyond the negative: Political attitudes and ideologies strategically manage opportunities, too.
John R. Hibbing and Kevin B. Smith and John R. Alford. Negativity bias and political preferences: A response to commentators.
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Journal of Politics, Vol. 76, #3, 2014
Michael Hoffman and Amaney Jamal. Religion in the Arab Spring: Between Two Competing Narratives.
Douglas J. Ahler. Self-Fulfilling Misperceptions of Public Polarization.
Mehdi Shadmehr. Mobilization, Repression, and Revolution: Grievances and Opportunities in Contentious Politics.
Robert Lamb. The Liberal Cosmopolitanism of Thomas Paine.
Bernd Beber and Philip Roessler and Alexandra Scacco. Intergroup Violence and Political Attitudes: Evidence from a Dividing Sudan.
Benjamin Acosta. From Bombs to Ballots: When Militant Organizations Transition to Political Parties.
Lene Aarøe and Michael Bang Petersen. Crowding Out Culture: Scandinavians and Americans Agree on Social Welfare in the Face of Deservingness Cues.
Linking Issue Stances and Trait Inferences: A Theory of Moral Exemplification
Scott Clifford. Linking Issue Stances and Trait Inferences: A Theory of Moral Exemplification.
Alexander Fouirnaies and Andrew B. Hall. The Financial Incumbency Advantage: Causes and Consequences.
Isa Camyar. Political Parties, Supply-Side Strategies, and Firms: The Political Micro-Economy of Partisan Politics.
Danielle A. Joesten and Walter J. Stone. Reassessing Proximity Voting: Expertise, Party, and Choice in Congressional Elections.
Justin H. Kirkland and R. Lucas Williams. Partisanship and Reciprocity in Cross-Chamber Legislative Interactions.
Paul F. Testa and Matthew V. Hibbing and Melinda Ritchie. Orientations toward Conflict and the Conditional Effects of Political Disagreement.
Danielle M. Thomsen. Ideological Moderates Won’t Run: How Party Fit Matters for Partisan Polarization in Congress.
Daina Chiba and Songying Fang. Institutional Opposition, Regime Accountability, and International Conflict.
Michael D. Tyburski. Curse or Cure? Migrant Remittances and Corruption.
Joshua D. Kertzer and Kathleen E. Powers and Brian C. Rathbun and Ravi Iyer. Moral Support: How Moral Values Shape Foreign Policy Attitudes.
David Szakonyi and Johannes Urpelainen. Who Benefits From Economic Reform? Firms and Distributive Politics.
Alexander Baturo and Johan A. Elkink. Office or Officeholder? Regime Deinstitutionalization and Sources of Individual Political Influence.
Meeting at Grand Central Station: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation. By Cronk Lee and Leech Beth. Review by William J. Berger.
Jane Austen, Game Theorist. By Chwe Michael Suk-Young. Review by William J. Berger.
The Political Economy of Human Happiness: How Voters’ Choices Determine the Quality of Life. By Radcliff Benjamin.Review by Vittorio Mérola.
The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Latin America. By Madrid Raúl L.Review by Miguel Centellas.
Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics. By Gainous Jason and Wagner Kevin M.. Review by Heather K. Evans.
Learning While Governing: Expertise and Accountability in the Executive Branch. By Gailmard Sean and Patty John W.Review by Razvan Vlaicu.
The No-So-Special Interests: Interest Groups, Public Representation, and American Governance. By Grossmann Matt. Review by Anne E. Baker.
The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation. By Kittilson Miki Caul and Schwindt-Bayer Leslie A..Review by Melody Ellis Valdini.
Declaring War: Congress, the President, and What the Constitution Does Not Say. By Hallett Brien. Review by Chris Barker.
Religion and State in Syria: The Sunni Ulama from Coup to Revolution. By Pierret Thomas.Review by Dilshod Achilov.
Post-Communist Democracies and Party Organization. By Tavits Margit. Review by Ryan Shaffer.
Bankers, Bureaucrats and Central Bank Politics. The Myth of Neutrality. By Adolph Christopher. Review by Cristina Bodea.
The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat. By Howell William G., Jackman Saul P., and Rogowski Jon C.. Review by Peter C. Hanson.
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