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Peer-reviewed papers

Lamba, S. (2016) ‘The empirical evidence that does not support cultural group selection models for the evolution of human cooperation’, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X15000175.
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Lamba S and Nityananda V (2014) The evolution of self-deception: fooling yourself helps fool others. Plos One 9 (8) e104562.
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Lamba S (2014) Social learning in cooperative dilemmas. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281 (1787).
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Raihani NJ, Mace R, Lamba S (2013) The effect of $1, $5 and $10 stakes in an online dictator game. Plos One 8 (8).
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Lamba S & Mace R (2013) The evolution of fairness: Explaining variation in bargaining behaviour. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280 (1750).
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Lamba S & Mace R (2012) Reply to Henrich et al: Behavioral variation needs to be quantified at multiple levels. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109: E34.
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Lamba S & Mace R (2011) Demography and ecology drive variation in cooperation across human populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 14426-14430.
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Lamba S & Mace R (2010) People recognise when they are really anonymous in an economic game. Evolution and Human Behavior 31: 271-278.
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Lamba S & Chandrasekhar K & Gadagkar R (2008) Signalling hunger through aggression - the regulation of foraging in a primitively eusocial wasp. Naturwissenschaften 95: 677-680.
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Lamba S, Claire Kazi Y, Deshpande S, Natesh M, Bhadra A & Gadagkar R (2007) A possible novel function of dominance behaviour in queen-less colonies of the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata. Behavioural Processes 74: 351-356.
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Book Chapters

Lamba S (2014) A comparison of the economic literature on microfinance and the evolutionary literature on cooperation. In Gibson M.A. & Lawson, D.W. (Eds) Applied Evolutionary Anthropology: Darwinian Perspectives on Contemporary World Issues. New York: Springer.
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Other Writings

Lamba S (2016) Aadhaar debate: Why you should care about privacy even if you have absolutely nothing to hide.
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Lamba S (2013) The simulation within a play: an evolutionary analysis of Hamlet.
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