Publications

Publications

 

Creanza N*, Kolodny O*, Feldman MW (2017). Cultural evolutionary theory: how culture evolves and why it matters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In press. *Contributed equally.

Fogarty L, Creanza N (2017). The niche construction of cultural complexity: interactions between innovations, population size, and the environment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Accepted.

Creanza N*, Kolodny O*, Feldman MW (2017). Greater than the sum of its parts? Modeling population contact and interaction of cultural repertoires. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 14(130), 20170171. *Contributed equally.

Online press: Stanford Daily, Columbus Dispatch, Big Think

Kolodny O*, Creanza N*, Feldman MW (2016). Game-changing innovations: how culture can change the parameters of its own evolution, inducing abrupt cultural shifts. PLOS Computational Biology 12(12), e1005302. *Contributed equally.

Creanza N, Feldman MW (2016). Worldwide genetic and cultural change in human evolution. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 41:85–92.

Creanza N, Fogarty L, Feldman MW (2016). Cultural niche construction of repertoire size and learning strategies in songbirdsEvolutionary Ecology 30:285–305.

Kolodny O*, Creanza N*, Feldman MW (2015). Evolution in leaps: the punctuated accumulation and loss of cultural innovations. *Contributed equally. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 10.1073/pnas.1520492112.

Online press: The Conversation, Stanford Report

Fogarty L, Creanza N, Feldman MW (2015). Cultural evolutionary perspectives on creativity and human innovationTrends in Ecology and Evolution: 10.1016/j.tree.2015.10.004.

Creanza N, Ruhlen M, Pemberton TJ, Rosenberg NA, Feldman MW, Ramachandran S (2015). A comparison of worldwide phonemic and genetic variation in human populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112:1265–1272.

Online press: The Atlantic, SmithsonianQuartz.com, Serious Science, Ars Technica, Phys.org, Generation Anthropocene podcast, Stanford Report, Bioscholar, The Molecular Ecologist, Brown University News
Academic press: Hunley K (2015). Reassessment of global gene–language coevolution. PNAS 112(7), 1919–1920.
Research Highlight, Nature Reviews Genetics (2015) 16:128–129.
In this Issue” (2015) PNAS 112(5):1239–1240.

Creanza N, Feldman MW (2014). Complexity in models of cultural niche construction with selection and homophily. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111:10830–10837.

Creanza N, Fogarty L, Feldman MW (2013). Exploring Cultural Niche Construction from the Paleolithic to Modern Hunter-Gatherers. In Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans Volume 1 (pp. 211–228). Springer Japan.

Fogarty L, Creanza N, Feldman MW (2013). The role of cultural transmission in human demographic change: an age-structured model. Theoretical Population Biology 88: 68–77.

Press M, Li H, Creanza N, Kramer G, Queitsch C, Sourjik V, Borenstein E (2013). Genome-scale co-evolutionary inference identifies functions and clients of bacterial Hsp90. PLoS Genetics 9: e1003631.

Creanza N*, Fogarty L*, Feldman, MW (2012). Models of niche construction with selection and assortative mating. *Contributed equally. PLoS ONE 7: e42722.

Creanza N*, Schwarz JS*, Cohen JE (2010). Intraseasonal dynamics and dominant sequences in H3N2 influenza. *Contributed equally. PLoS ONE 5: e8544.