Ross, R. M. and McKay, R. (in press). Shamanism and the psychosis continuum [invited commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.


Rob Brennan, Kevin Feeney, Gavin Mendel-Gleason, Bojan Bozic, Peter Turchin, Harvey Whitehouse, Pieter François,  Thomas E. Currie, and Stephanie Grohmann (2016). Building the Seshat Ontology for a Global History Databank Sack, H., Blomqvist, E., d’Aquin, M., Ghidini, C., Ponzetto, S. P. & Lange, C. (eds.).The Semantic Web. Latest Advances and New Domains, pp. 693-708.

Pieter François, J. G. Manning, Harvey Whitehouse, Rob Brennan, Thomas Currie, Kevin Feeney, and Peter Turchin (2016). A Macroscope for Global History: Seshat Global History Databank, a Methodological Overview. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 10(4).

Odhrán Gavin, Dimitris Kontokostas, Christian Dirschl, Andreas Koller, Jim Davies, Pieter François, Arkadiusz Marciniak, Bojan Bozic, Gavin Mendel-Gleason, Kevin Feeney, and Rob Brennan (2016). The ALIGNED Project—Aligned, Quality-Centric Software and Data Engineering Driven by Semantics. LNCS, 9678.

Ryan T. McKay, and Harvey Whitehouse (2016). Religion promotes a love for thy neighbor. But how big is the neighbourhood? (Commentary on Norenzayan et al.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

David Sloan Wilson, Yasha Hartberg, Ian MacDonald, Jonathan A. Lanman, and Harvey Whitehouse (2016). The Nature of Religious Diversity: A Cultural Ecosystem Approach Religion, Brain, and Behavior. DOI: 10.1080/2153599X.2015. 1132243


Harvey Whitehouse, Pieter François, and Peter Turchin (2015). The Role of Ritual in the Evolution of Social Complexity: Five Predictions and a Drum Roll Social Evolution Forum.

Gul Deniz Salali, Harvey Whitehouse, and Michael E. Hochberg (2015). A Life-Cycle Model of Human Social Groups Produces a U-Shaped Distribution in Group Size PLoS ONE 10(9): e0138496.

Thomas E. Currie, Amy Bogaard, Rudolf Cesaretti, Neil R. Edwards, Pieter François, Phillip B. Holden, Daniel Hoyer, Andrey Korotayev, Joe Manning, Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia, Oluwole K. Oyebamiji, Cameron Petrie, Peter Turchin, Harvey Whitehouse, and Alice Williams (2015). Agricultural Productivity in Past Societies: Toward an Empirically Informed Model for Testing Cultural Evolutionary Hypotheses Cliodynamics: The Journal of Quantitative History and Cultural Evolution 6(1), pp. 24-56.

Peter Turchin, Rob Brennan, Thomas E. Currie, Kevin C. Feeney, Pieter François, Daniel Hoyer, J. G. Manning, Arkadiusz Marciniak, Daniel Mullins, Alessio Palmisano, Peter Peregrine, Edward A. L. Turner, and Harvey Whitehouse (2015). Seshat: The Global History Databank Cliodynamics: The Journal of Quantitative History and Cultural Evolution 6(1), pp. 77-107.


Joseph Bulbulia, Armin W. Geertz, Quentin D. Atkinson, Emma Cohen, Nicholas Evans, Pieter François, Herbert Gintis, Russell D. Gray, Joseph Henrich, Fiona M. Jordon, Ara Norenzayan, Peter J. Richerson, Edward Slingerland, Peter Turchin, Harvey Whitehouse, Thomas Widlok, and David S. Wilson (2013). The Cultural Evolution of Religion P. J. Richerson & M. H. Christiansen. (eds.) Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Fiona Jordan, Carel Van Schaik, Pieter François, Herbert Gintis, Daniel Haun, Daniel Hruschka, Marco Janssen, James Kitts, Laurent Lehmann, Sarah Mathew, Peter Richerson, Peter Turchin, and Polly Wiessner (2013). Cultural Evolution of the Structure of Human Groups  P. J. Richerson & M. H. Christiansen (eds.) Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Dan Mullins, Harvey Whitehouse, and Quentin Atkinson (2013). The Role of Writing and Recordkeeping in the Cultural Evolution of Human Cooperation Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 90, Supplement, June 2013: pp S141-S151.

Harvey Whitehouse (2013). Rethinking Proximate Causation and Development in Religious Evolution P. J. Richerson & M. H. Christiansen (eds.) Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Harvey Whitehouse, Camilla Mazzucato, Ian Hodder, and Quentin D. Atkinson (2013). Modes of Religiosity and the Evolution of Social Complexity at Çatalhöyük Ian Hodder (ed.) Religion at Work in a Neolithic Society: Vital Matters. Cambridge: CUP.


Peter Turchin, Harvey Whitehouse, Pieter François, Edward Slingerlandd Mark Collard (2012). A Historical Database of Sociocultural Evolution Cliodynamics: The Journal of Theoretical and Mathematical History, Vol. 3, No. 2: pp 271 – 293.

Harvey Whitehouse, Ken Kahn, Michael E.  Hochberg, and Joanna J. Bryson (2012). The Role for Simulations in Theory Construction for the Social Sciences: Case Studies Concerning Divergent Modes of Religiosity Religion, Brain, and Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 3: pp 182-201.

Harvey Whitehouse and Brian McQuinn (2012). Ritual and Violence: Divergent Modes of Religiosity and Armed Struggle M. Juergensmeyer, M. Kitts & M. Jerryson (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence, Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Harvey Whitehouse, Camilla Mazzucato, and Quentin Atkinson (2011). Ritual Community and Conflict Project Catalhoyuk 2011 Archive Report, Catalhoyuk Research Project.

Quentin D. Atkinson and Harvey Whitehouse (2011). The Cultural Morphospace of Ritual Form: Examining Modes of Religiosity Cross-Culturally Evolution and Human Behavior. Vol. 32, No.1: pp 50-62.


Harvey Whitehouse and Ian Hodder (2010). Modes of Religiosity at Çatalhöyük I. Hodder (ed.) Religion in the Emergence of Civilization: Çatalhöyük as a Case Study, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.