All publications and preprints can be accessed (openly and freely) at my Google Scholar profile please email me if you are having trouble accessing them.


Brand, C. O., Mesoudi, A., & Morgan, T. J. H. (2021) Trusting the experts: the domain-specificity of prestige-biased social learning. PsyArXiv 

Brand, C. O., Mesoudi, A., & Smaldino, P. E. (2020) Analogy as the core of cumulative cultural evolution. PsyArXiv 


Brand, C. O., Heap, S., Morgan, T., & Mesoudi, A. (2020). The Emergence and Adaptive Use of Prestige in an Online Social Learning Task. Scientific Reports, 10(12095)

Brand, C. O., Acerbi, A., Mesoudi, A. (2019). Cultural Evolution of Emotional Expression in 50 Years of Song Lyrics. Evolutionary Human Sciences, (1).

Griffiths AGF, Modinou I, Heslop C, Brand C, Weatherill A, Baker K, et al. (2019). AccessLab: Workshops to broaden access to scientific research. PLoS Biol, 17(5): e3000258.

Brand, C. O., & Mesoudi, A. (2019). Prestige and dominance-based hierarchies exist in naturally occurring human groups, but are unrelated to task-specific knowledge. Royal Society Open Science, 6(5), 181621

Brand, C. O., Ounsley, J. P., van der Post, D. J., & Morgan, T. J. H. (2019). Cumulative Science via Bayesian Posterior Passing: An Introduction. Meta-Psychology, (3)

Brand CO, Brown GR & Cross CP. (2018). Sex differences in the use of social information emerge under conditions of risk. Peer J, (6)e4190 

Brand CO, Eguma R, Zuberbühler K & Hobaiter C. (2014). First report of prey capture from human laid snare-traps by wild chimpanzees. Primates, (55) 437-440. 10.1007/s10329-014-0419-1

Brown GR, Cross CP, Street S & Brand CO. (2014). Comment: Beyond ‘evolutionary versus social’: moving the cycle shift debate forward. Emotion Review, (6) 250-251.