Barrett, J. (2004). Why would anyone believe in god? Walnut Creek: Altamira Press.
Blume, M. (2014). Religion und Demographie. Filderstadt: Sciebooks Verlag.
Boyer, P. (1994). The naturalness of religious ideas. Oakland: University of California Press.
Boyer, P. (2001). Religion explained: The human instincts that fashion gods, spirits and ancestors. London: Heinemann.
Boyer, P. (2003). Religious thought and behaviour as by-products of brain function. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 7, 119–124.
Brown, W., & Strawn, B. D. (2016). Complex emergent developmental linguistic relational neurophysiologicalism. In A. Fuentes & A. Visala (Eds.), Verbs, bones and brains (pp. 123–139). Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press.
Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (1997). Evolutionary psychology: A primer. Santa Barbara: Center for Evolutionary Psychology. Retrieved November 6, 2019, from https://www.cep.ucsb.edu/primer.html.
Gale, Thomas. (2005). Pygmy religions. In the encyclopedia of religion. Retrieved September 21, 2019, from https://www.encyclopedia.com/environment/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/pygmy-religions.
Geertz, A. (2013). Whence religion? How the brain constructs the world and what this might tell us about the origins of religion, cognition and culture. In A. W. Geertz (Ed.), Origins of religion, cognition and culture (pp. 17–70). Durham: Acumen Publishing.
Guthrie, S. E. (1995). Faces in the clouds: A new theory of religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Heaney, S. (1999). Beowulf: A new verse translation. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Henrich, J. (2016). The secret of our success: How culture is driving human evolution, domesticating our species, and making us smarter. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Heyes, C. (2018). Cognitive gadgets. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press.
Kundt, R. (2018). Making evolutionary science of religion an integral part of cognitive science of religion. In A. K. Petersen, I. S. Gilhus, M. H. Luther, J. S. Jensen, & J. Sørensen (Eds.), Evolution, cognition, and the history of religion: A new synthesis (pp. 141–158). Leiden/Boston: Brill.
Lawson, E. T., & McCauley, R. (1990). Rethinking religion: Connecting cognition and culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Narr, Karl J. (2008). Prehistoric religion. Britannica online encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 2008-04-09. Accessed 20 February 2020.
Norenzayan, A. (2013). Big gods: How religion transformed cooperation and conflict. Princeton, Oxford: Princeton University Press.
Smith, S. (2020). Is evolutionary psychology possible? Biological Theory, 15, 39–49. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13752-019-00336-4.
Sosis, R. (2018). Why cultural evolutionary models of religion need a systemic approach. In A. K. Petersen, I. S. Gilhus, M. H. Luther, J. S. Jensen, & J. Sørensen (Eds.), Evolution, cognition, and the history of religion: A new synthesis (pp. 45–61). Leiden/Boston: Brill.
Upal, M. A. (2010). An alternative account of the minimal counterintuitiveness effect. Journal of Cognitive Systems Research, 11(2), 194–203.
Visala, A. (2011). Naturalism, theism and the cognitive study of religion: Religion explained? Guildford: Aldershot Press.