Wood, A. L. C., Kirby, K. R., Ember, C. R., Silbert, S., Passmore, S., Daikoku, H., … Savage, P. E. (2022). The Global Jukebox: A public database of performing arts and culture. PLOS ONE, 17(11), e0275469.

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Savage, P. E., Passmore, S., Chiba, G., Currie, T. E., Suzuki, H., & Atkinson, Q. D. (2022). Sequence alignment of folk song melodies reveals cross-cultural regularities of musical evolution. Current Biology.

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Passmore, S., & Watts, J. (2022). WEIRD people and the Western Church: Who made whom? Religion, Brain & Behavior. (world). Retrieved from

Passmore, S., Barth, W., Quinn, K., Greenhill, S. J., Evans, N., & Jordan, F. M. (2021). Kin Against Kin: Internal Co-selection and the Coherence of Kinship Typologies. Biological Theory.

Passmore, S., & Jordan, F. M. (2020). No universals in the cultural evolution of kinship terminology. Evolutionary Human Sciences, 2.

Watts, J., Passmore, S., Jackson, J. C., Rzymski, C., & Dunbar, R. I. M. (2020). Text analysis shows conceptual overlap as well as domain-specific differences in Christian and secular worldviews. Cognition, 201, 104290.

Roberts, S. G., Killin, A., Deb, A., Sheard, C., Greenhill, S. J., Sinnemäki, K., … [Passmore, S.] … Jordan, F. (2020). CHIELD: The causal hypotheses in evolutionary linguistics database. Journal of Language Evolution.

Rácz, P., Passmore, S., Sheard, C., & Jordan, F. M. (2019). Usage frequency and lexical class determine the evolution of kinship terms in Indo-European. Royal Society Open Science, 6(10), 191385.

Rácz, P., Passmore, S., & Jordan, F. M. (2019). Social Practice and Shared History, Not Social Scale, Structure Cross-Cultural Complexity in Kinship Systems. Topics in Cognitive Science, 12(2), 744–765.

Sookias, R. B., Passmore, S., & Atkinson, Q. D. (2018). Deep cultural ancestry and human development indicators across nation states. Royal Society Open Science, 5(4), 171411.

Atkinson, Q. D., Coomber, T., Passmore, S., Greenhill, S. J., & Kushnick, G. (2016). Cultural and Environmental Predictors of Pre-European Deforestation on Pacific Islands. PloS One, 11(5), e0156340.

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Matthews, L. J., Passmore, S., Richard, P. M., Gray, R. D., & Atkinson, Q. D. (2016). Shared Cultural History as a Predictor of Political and Economic Changes among Nation States. PloS One, 11(4), e0152979.