Matthew A. Turner, Ph.D.

Computational social scientist

Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, Division of Social Sciences

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Turner MA, Singleton AL, Harris MJ, Augusto Lopez C, Harryman I, Arthur RF, Muraida C, Jones JH (2023). Minority-group incubators and majority-group reservoirs support the diffusion of climate change adaptations. Under review. [link]

Journal articles

Turner MA, Moya C, Smaldino PE, & Jones JH (2023). The Form of Uncertainty Affects Selection for Social Learning. Human Evolutionary Sciences. [link]

Turner MA, Moya C, Smaldino PE, & Jones JH (2022). Some forms of uncertainty may suppress the evolution of social learning. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [link]

Turner MA & Smaldino PE. (2022). Mechanistic Modeling for the Masses - commentary on Yarkoni, “The generalizability crisis.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences. [link]

Smaldino PE & Turner MA (2021). Covert signaling is an adaptive communication strategy in diverse populations. Psychological Review. [link]

Turner MA & Smaldino PE (2020). Stubborn Extremism as a Potential Pathway to Group Polarization. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [link]

Gregory A, …, Turner MA (2020). Efficient Model-data Integration for Flexible Modeling, Parameter Analysis & Visualization, and Data Management. Frontiers in Water. [link]

Smaldino PE, Turner MA, Contreras Kallens PA (2019). Open Science and Modified Funding Lotteries Can Impede the Natural Selection of Bad Science. Royal Society Open Science, 6(8), 191249. [link]

Volk JM & Turner MA (2019). PRMS-Python: A Python framework for programmatic PRMS modeling and access to its data structures. Environmental Modelling and Software, 114, 152–165. [link]

Turner MA & Smaldino PE (2018). Paths to Polarization: How Extreme Views, Miscommunication, and Random Chance Drive Opinion Dynamics. Complexity. [link]

Xu L, Davenport MA, Turner MA, Sun T, Kelly K (2011) Compressive Echelle Spectroscopy. Proceedings of the SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering.

Kanbur SM, Marconi M, Ngeow C, Musella I, Turner MA, et al. (2011) Period–colour and amplitude–colour relations in classical Cepheid variables – VI. New challenges for pulsation models. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 408 (2), 695-700.

Kanbur SM, Marconi M, Ngeow C, Musella I, Turner MA, et al. (2009) Multiphase PC/PL Relations: Comparison Between Theory and Observations. AIP Conference Proceedings, Stellar Pulsations: Challenges for Theory and Observation, 1170 (September), 18-22.

Acevedo R, Lombardini R, Turner MA, Kinsey JL, Johnson BR (2008) Quantum and electromagnetic propagation with the conjugate symmetric Lanczos method. Journal of Chemical Physics, 128.