Awards

  • Joe Henrich and colleagues received the Daniel M. Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize for their 2016 article entitled "The Cultural Evolution of Prosocial Religions" published by Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

  • Helen Elizabeth Davis received the 2018 ISIR Prize for Best Paper.

  • Anke Becker received the 2018 UWIN Best Paper Award on Gender Economics for her paper, "On the Origins of Son Preference and Female Genital Cutting."

  • Joe Henrich received the 2016 Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Book of the Year Award for The Secret of Our Success.

  • Joe Henrich and colleagues received the 2012 Margo Wilson Award for Best Paper in Evolution and Human Behavior for their paper, “Prestige-biased cultural learning: bystander's differential attention to potential models influences children's learning."