Brian Hare

Brian Hare

Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology

External Address: 
004 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Duke Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708-0383


Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Harvard University 2004

  • M.A., Harvard University 2000

  • B.A., Emory University 1998

Hare, Brian. “Survival of the Friendliest: Homo sapiens Evolved via Selection for Prosociality.Annual Review of Psychology, vol. 68, Jan. 2017, pp. 155–86. Epmc, doi:10.1146/annurev-psych-010416-044201. Full Text

Reddy, Rachna B., et al. “No evidence for contagious yawning in lemurs.Animal Cognition, vol. 19, no. 5, Sept. 2016, pp. 889–98. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10071-016-0986-1. Full Text

Pontzer, Herman, et al. “Metabolic acceleration and the evolution of human brain size and life history.Nature, vol. 533, no. 7603, May 2016, pp. 390–92. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nature17654. Full Text

Rosati, A. G., and B. Hare. “Reward currency modulates human risk preferences.” Evolution and Human Behavior, vol. 37, no. 2, Mar. 2016, pp. 159–68. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.10.003. Full Text

Krupenye, Christopher, et al. “What's in a frame? Response to Kanngiesser & Woike (2016).Biology Letters, vol. 12, no. 1, Jan. 2016, p. 20150959. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rsbl.2015.0959. Full Text

Stewart, L., et al. “Citizen Science as a New Tool in Dog Cognition Research.” Plos One, vol. 10, no. 9, Public Library of Science, Sept. 2015, p. e0135176. Manual, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135176. Full Text Open Access Copy

Bray, E., et al. “Increasing arousal enhances inhibitory control in calm but not excitable dogs.” Animal Cognition, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, July 2015, pp. 1–13. Manual, doi:10.1007/s10071-015-0901-1. Full Text Open Access Copy

Reddy, Rachna B., et al. “Social inhibitory control in five lemur species.Primates; Journal of Primatology, vol. 56, no. 3, July 2015, pp. 241–52. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10329-015-0467-1. Full Text

MacLean, Evan L., and Brian Hare. “Evolution. Dogs hijack the human bonding pathway.Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 348, no. 6232, Apr. 2015, pp. 280–81. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.aab1200. Full Text

Schroepfer-Walker, K., et al. “Experimental evidence that grooming and play are social currency in bonobos and chimpanzees.” Behaviour, vol. 152, no. 3–4, Feb. 2015, pp. 545–62. Scopus, doi:10.1163/1568539X-00003258. Full Text