Book chapters

Submitted, under review. ‘Sensory enculturation and neuroanthropology: The case of human echolocation.’ In Oxford Handbook of Cultural Neuroscience, Volume 1: Cultural Neuroscience and Health. Joan Chiao, Shu-Chen Li, Rebecca Seligman and Robert Turner, eds. Oxford University Press.

Submitted, under review. ‘Beneath the Horizon: The Organic Body’s Role in Athletic Experience.’ In Anthropology and Phenomenology: Crossroads and Intersections. Kalpana Ram and Christopher Houston, eds. Indiana University Press.

Submitted, under review. ‘The importance of repetition: Ritual as a support to mind.’ In Cognition, Performance, and the Senses. Jon P. Mitchell and Michael Bull, eds. Berghahn Books.

Forthcoming (submitted). ‘Capoeira as an Art of Living:  The Aesthetics of a Cunning Existence.’ In Fighting: Intellectualising Combat Sports. Keith Gilbert, ed.

2012.   (With Daniel Lende) ‘The Encultured Brain: Development, Case Studies, and Method.’  In The Encultured Brain: Introduction to Neuroanthropology. Greg Downey and Daniel Lende, eds. Pp. 3-22. MIT Press.

2012.   (With Daniel Lende) ‘Neuroanthropoogy and the Encultured Brain.’ In The Encultured Brain: Introduction to Neuroanthropology.  Greg Downey and Daniel Lende, eds. Pp. 23-65. MIT Press.

2012.  (With Daniel Lende) ‘Evolution and the Brain.’ In The Encultured Brain: Introduction to Neuroanthropology.  Greg Downey and Daniel Lende, eds. Pp. 103-137. MIT Press.

2012.   ‘Balancing across cultures: Sensory plasticity.’  In The Encultured Brain: Introduction to Neuroanthropology.  Greg Downey and Daniel Lende, eds. Pp. 169-194. MIT Press.

2012.   (With Daniel Lende) ‘The Encultured Brain: Towards the Future.’  In The Encultured Brain: Introduction to Neuroanthropology. Greg Downey and Daniel Lende, eds. Pp. 391-419. MIT Press.

2012.  ‘Neuroanthropology.’ In Handbook of Social Anthropology. Richard Fardon (chief editor), with John Gledhill, Trevor Marchand, Mark Nuttall, Cris Shore,Veronica Strang and Richard Wilson, eds. Sage.

2011.  ‘Learning the ‘banana-tree’: Self-modification through movement.’  In Redrawing Anthropology: Material, Movements, Lines. Tim Ingold, ed. Pp. 77-90. Abingdon, UK: Ashgate.

2010.  ‘Throwing Like a Brazilian: On Ineptness and a Skill-shaped Body.’  In Anthropology of Sport and Human Movement.  Robert Sands, ed.  Pp. 297-326.  Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield). (Google books link for volume.)

2007.  ‘Seeing with a “Sideways Glance”: Visuomotor “Knowing” and the Plasticity of Perception.’  In Ways of Knowing: New Approaches in the Anthropology of Knowledge and Learning. Mark Harris, ed.  Pp. 222-241.  New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2006.   With Melissa S. Fisher.  ‘The Anthropology of Capital and the Frontiers of Ethnography.’  In Frontiers of Capital: Ethnographic Perspectives on the New Economy. M. S. Fisher and G. Downey, eds.  Pp. 1-30.  Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

2006.   ‘The Information Economy in No-Holds-Barred Fighting.’ In Frontiers of Capital: Ethnographic Perspectives on the New Economy. Melissa S. Fisher and Greg Downey, eds.  Pp. 108-132.  Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

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