Refereed commentaries and responses


Penny van Bergen and John Sutton. Sociocultural memory development research drives new directions in gadgetry science. Commentary on Cecilia Heyes, ‘Précis of Cognitive Gadgets: the cultural evolution of thinking’, Behavioral & Brain Sciences 42, 39-40.


Amanda J. Barnier, Celia B. Harris, and John Sutton. The hows and whys of ‘we’ (and ‘I’) in groups. Commentary on Baumeister, Ainsworth, & Vohs, ‘Are Groups More or Less than the Sum of their Members? The moderating role of individual identification’ Behavioral & Brain Sciences 39.


John Sutton. Central and peripheral perspectives in autobiographical memory. Hagar: studies in culture, polity, and identities 12, 163-164. Special issue: Memory and Periphery.

John Sutton. Commentary on Mette Løvschal, ‘Emerging Boundaries: social embedment of landscape and settlement divisions in Northwestern Europe during the first millennium BC’. Current Anthropology 55 (6), 725-750, at pp.744-745.

Georg Theiner and John Sutton. The collaborative emergence of group cognition. Commentary on Smaldino, ‘The cultural evolution of emergent group-level traits’. Behavioral & Brain Sciences 37 (3), 277-278.


John Sutton and Evelyn B. Tribble. Traffickers in transformation: reply to Hawkes. Early Modern Culture: an electronic seminar 9 (online journal).


John Sutton. Adaptive misbeliefs and false memories. Commentary on McKay & Dennett, ‘The Evolution of Misbelief’. Behavioral & Brain Sciences 32 (6), 535-536.


John Sutton. How to connect with the past: author’s response. Symposium on Philosophy and Memory Traces. Metascience, 9 (2), 226-237.


John Sutton. The Churchlands’ neuron doctrine: both cognitive and reductionist. Commentary on Gold and Stoljar, ‘A neuron doctrine in the philosophy of neuroscience’. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 22, 850-851.