Professor Fiona M Jordan

BA(Auck.), BSc Hons (Auck.), PhD(Lond.)

  • BS8 1UU

20002020

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Research Output

2020

CHIELD: The causal hypotheses in Evolutionary Linguistics Database

Roberts, S. G., Sheard, C., Opie, C., Passmore, S., Jordan, F. & al., E., 16 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Language Evolution. 5, 1, lzaa001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Editors' Review and Introduction: The Cultural Evolution of Cognition

Beller, S., Bender, A. & Jordan, F., 29 Apr 2020, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 12, 2, p. 644-653 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Pama-Nyungan grandparent systems change with grandchildren, but not cross-cousin terms or social norms

Sheard, C., Bowern, C., Dockum, R. & Jordan, F. M., 5 Jun 2020, In : Evolutionary Human Sciences. 2, p. 1-29 29 p., e30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2019

A note on the kinship system in Proto-Tupí-Guaraní

Birchall, J., Henrique, L. & Jordan, F. M., 29 Apr 2019, In : Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi. 14, 1, p. 79-99 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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12 Downloads (Pure)

DOSSIER “NEW PERSPECTIVES ON KINSHIP TERMINOLOGY IN TUPIAN AND CARIBAN LANGUAGES”

Birchall, J. & Jordan, F. M., 29 Apr 2019, In : Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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16 Downloads (Pure)

Social practice and shared history, not social scale, structure cross-cultural complexity in kinship systems

Racz, P., Passmore, S. & Jordan, F., 5 Jun 2019, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. p. 1-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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4 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Usage frequency and lexical class determine the evolution of kinship terms in Indo-European

Rácz, P., Passmore, S., Sheard, C. & Jordan, F. M., 30 Oct 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 10, 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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113 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A bayesian phylogenetic study of the Dravidian language family

Kolipakam, V., Jordan, F. M., Dunn, M., Greenhill, S. J., Bouckaert, R., Gray, R. D. & Verkerk, A., 21 Mar 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 3, 17 p., 171504.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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12 Citations (Scopus)
227 Downloads (Pure)

Comparative phylogenetic methods and the cultural evolution of medicinal plant use

Teixidor-Toneu, I., Jordan, F. & Hawkins, J., Oct 2018, In : Nature Plants. 4, p. 754-761 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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4 Citations (Scopus)
217 Downloads (Pure)

Post-Marital Residence Patterns Show Lineage-Specific Evolution

Moravec, J., Atkinson, Q. D., Bowern, C., Greenhill, S. J., Jordan, F., Ross, R., Gray, R. D., Marsland, S. & Cox, M., 1 Nov 2018, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 39, 6, p. 594-601 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
278 Downloads (Pure)

The Cultural Challenge in Mathematical Cognition

Beller, S. & Jordan, F., 12 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Numerical Cognition. 4, 2, p. 448-463 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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227 Downloads (Pure)

The evolutionary approach to history: sociocultural phylogenetics

Blute, M. & Jordan, F., Apr 2018, Oxford Handbook of Evolution, Biology, and Society. Hopcroft, R. L. (ed.). Oxford University Press, 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

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3 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

The global geography of human subsistence

Gavin, M. C., Kavanagh, P. H., Haynie, H. J., Bowern, C., Ember, C. R., Gray, R. D., Jordan, F., Kirby, K. R., Kushnick, G., Low, B., Vilela, B. & Botero, C. A., Sep 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 9, 11 p., 171897.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
230 Downloads (Pure)
2016

D-PLACE: A Global Database of Cultural, Linguistic and Environmental Diversity

Kirby, K., Gray, R. D., Greenhill, S. J., Jordan, F. M., Ng, S., Bibiko, H-J., Blasi, D., Carlos, B., Bowern, C., Ember, C., Leehr, D., Low, B., McCarter, J., Divale, W. & Gavin, M. C., 8 Jul 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 7, 14 p., e0158391.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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35 Citations (Scopus)
318 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Semantic systems in closely related languages

Majid, A., Jordan, F. M. & Dunn, M., May 2015, In : Language Sciences. 49, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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10 Citations (Scopus)
402 Downloads (Pure)

The semantics and morphology of household container names in Icelandic and Dutch

Whelpton, M., Guðmundsdóttir Beck, Þ. & Jordan, F. M., 1 May 2015, In : Language Sciences. 49, p. 67-81 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
264 Downloads (Pure)
2014

The sequential evolution of land tenure norms

Kushnick, G., Gray, R. D. & Jordan, F. M., Jul 2014, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 35, 4, p. 309-318 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)

‘Khoisan’ sibling terminologies in historical perspective: A combined anthropological, linguistic and phylogenetic comparative approach

Boden, G., Güldemann, T. & Jordan, F. M., 29 Aug 2014, Beyond 'Khoisan': Historical relations in the Kalahari Basin. Güldemann, T. & Fehn, A-M. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 67-100 33 p. (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; vol. 330).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

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226 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Comparative phylogenetic methods and the study of pattern and process in kinship

Jordan, F. M., Mar 2013, Kinship systems: change and reconstruction. McConvell, P., Keen, I. & Hendery, R. (eds.). Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press, p. 43-58 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

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9 Citations (Scopus)
584 Downloads (Pure)

Evolutionary approaches to cross-cultural anthropology

Jordan, F. M. (ed.) & Huber, B. (ed.), May 2013, In : Cross-Cultural Research. 47, 2, p. 91-101 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A phylogenetic analysis of the evolution of Austronesian sibling terminologies

Jordan, F., 1 Jan 2011, In : Human Biology. 83, 2, p. 297-321 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

Macro-evolutionary studies of cultural diversity: a review of empirical studies of cultural transmission and cultural adaptation

Mace, R. & Jordan, F. M., 1 Jan 2011, In : Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences. 366, 1563, p. 402-411 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

55 Citations (Scopus)

Testing for Divergent Transmission Histories among Cultural Characters: a study using Bayesian phylogenetic methods and Iranian tribal textile data

Matthews, L., Tehrani, J., Jordan, F. & Collard, M., 29 Apr 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 4, 10 p., e14810.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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28 Citations (Scopus)
383 Downloads (Pure)
2010

Kin term diversity is the result of multilevel, historical processes

Jordan, F. M. & Dunn, M., 2010, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 33, p. 388

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Origins of spatial, temporal and numerical cognition: Insights from comparative psychology

Haun, D. B. M., Jordan, F. M., Vallortigara, G. & Clayton, N. S., 28 Jan 2010, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 14, 12, p. 552-560

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)

Visual depictions of female genitalia differ depending on source

Howarth, H., Sommer, V. & Jordan, F. M., 1 Jan 2010, In : Medical Humanities. 36, p. 75-79

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

20 Citations (Scopus)

Your place or mine? A phylogenetic comparative analysis of marital residence in Indo-European and Austronesian societies

Fortunato, L. & Jordan, F., 1 Jan 2010, In : Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences. 365, 1559, p. 3913-3922 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

39 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Matrilocal residence is ancestral in Austronesian societies.

Jordan, F. M., Gray, R. D., Greenhill, S. J. & Mace, R., 7 Jan 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1664, p. 1957-1964 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

115 Citations (Scopus)
2008

On sex and suicide bombing: An evaluation of Kanazawa's 'evolutionary psychological imagination'.

Lawson, D., Jordan, F. & Magid, K., 1 Jan 2008, In : Journal of Evolutionary Psychology. 6, 1, p. 73-84

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2007

A Comparative Phylogenetic Approach to Austronesian Cultural Evolution

Jordan, F. M., 2007, (Unpublished) 380 p. University College London.

Research output: Other contributionPhD thesis (not Bristol)

Changes in post-marital residence precede changes In descent systems in Austronesian societies

Jordan, F. M. & Mace, R., 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Open Access

Engaging in chit-chat (and all that)

Jordan, F., 2007, In : Journal of Evolutionary Psychology. 5, 1-4, p. 241-244

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)

2005

The evolution of human sex-ratio at birth: a biocultural analysis

Mace, R. & Jordan, F., 13 Jan 2005, The Evolution of Cultural Diversity: A Phylogenetic Approach. Mace, R., Shennan, S. & Holden, C. (eds.). London: UCL Press, London

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2003

Testing evolutionary hypotheses about human biological adaptation using cross-cultural comparison

Mace, R., Jordan, F. & Holden, C., 1 Jan 2003, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology. 136, 1, p. 85-94 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2001

Comment on Terrell et al

Jordan, F. M. & Gray, R. D., 1 Jan 2001, In : Current Anthropology. 42, 1, p. 114-115 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

2000

Language trees support the express-train sequence of Austronesian expansion

Gray, R. D. & Jordan, F. M., 1 Jan 2000, In : Nature. 405, 6790, p. 1052-1055 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)