Franks, Bradley


Dr Bradley Franks  

Department

Position held

Department of Social Psychology

Associate Professor in Social Psychology

Experience keywords:

cognitive science; concepts; natural language; word meaning

Research summary > [Click to expand]

Mind and culture, evolutionary psychology, cognitive science, philosophical psychology, concepts and categorisation, communication, and philosophical issues in psychology

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7704

Publications

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2014

Franks, Bradley (2014) Social construction, evolution and cultural universals Culture and Psychology, 20 (3). 416-439. ISSN 1354-067X

2013

Franks, Bradley (2013) The roles of evolution in the social sciences: is biology ballistic? Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour. n/a-n/a. ISSN 0021-8308

Franks, Bradley (2013) The roles of evolution in the social sciences: is biology ballistic? Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, online. ISSN 0021-8308

Howarth, Caroline and Campbell, Catherine and Cornish, Flora and Franks, Bradley and Garcia-Lorenzo, Lucia and Gillespie, Alex and Gleibs, Ilka H. and Goncalves-Portelinha, I. and Jovchelovitch, Sandra and Lahlou, Saadi and Mannell, Jenevieve Claire and Reader, Tom W. and Tennant, C. (2013) Insights from societal psychology: a contextual politics of societal change Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 1 (1). 364-384. ISSN 2195-3325

Franks, Bradley and Bangerter, Adrian and Bauer, Martin W. (2013) Conspiracy theories as quasi-religious mentality: an integrated account from cognitive science, social representations theory, and frame theory Frontiers in Psychology, 4 (424). 1-12. ISSN 1664-1078

2011

Franks, Bradley and Dhesi, Japinder (2011) Evolution and communication In: Hook, Derek and Franks, Bradley and Bauer, Martin W., (eds.) Social Psychology of Communication. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 229-248. ISBN 9780230247369

Franks, Bradley and Green, Helen A. (2011) Pragmatic theory and social relations In: Hook, Derek and Franks, Bradley and Bauer, Martin W., (eds.) Social Psychology of Communication. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 107-126. ISBN 9780230247369

Franks, Bradley and Attia, Sharon (2011) Rumours and gossip as genres of communication In: Hook, Derek and Franks, Bradley and Bauer, Martin W., (eds.) Social Psychology of Communication. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 169-186. ISBN 9780230247369

Franks, Bradley (2011) Culture and cognition: evolutionary perspectives Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230008892

Hook, Derek and Franks, Bradley and Bauer, Martin W., eds (2011) The social psychology of communication Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230247369

2005

Franks, Bradley and Rigby, Kate (2005) Deception and mate selection: some implications for relevance and the evolution of language In: Tallerman, Maggie, (ed.) Language Origins: Perspectives on Evolution. Studies in the evolution of language (4). Oxford University Press, Oxford, 185-208. ISBN 0199279047

Franks, Bradley (2005) The role of 'the environment' in cognitive and evolutionary psychology Philosophical Psychology, 18 (1). 59-82. ISSN 0951-5089

2004

Franks, Bradley (2004) Negation and doubt in religious representations : context-dependence, emotion and action Evolution and Cognition, 10 (1). 74-86. ISSN 0938-2623

2003

Franks, Bradley (2003) The nature of unnaturalness in religious representations : negation and concept combination Journal of Cognition and Culture, 3 (1). 41-68. ISSN 1567-7095

1999

Franks, Bradley (1999) Idealizations, competence and explanation: a response to Patterson British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 50 (4). 735-746. ISSN 0007-0882

1996

Braisby, Nick and Franks, Bradley and Hampton, James (1996) Essentialism, word use, and concepts Cognition, 59 (3). 247-274. ISSN 0010-0277

1995

Franks, Bradley (1995) Sense generation : a 'quasi-classical' approach to concepts and concept combination Cognitive Science, 19 (4). 441-506. ISSN 0364-0213


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