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Consilience and Life History Theory: From Genes to Brain to Reproductive Strategy.
We describe an integrated theory of individual diVerences that traces the behavioral development of life history from genes to brain to reproductive strategy. We provide evidence that a single commonExpand
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Fundamental Dimensions of Environmental Risk
The current paper synthesizes theory and data from the field of life history (LH) evolution to advance a new developmental theory of variation in human LH strategies. The theory posits that clustersExpand
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The Five-Factor Model plus Dominance in Chimpanzee Personality ☆ ☆☆ ★
Abstract Forty-three trait-descriptive adjectives with representative items from the human Big-Five model were used to assess the factor structure of personality in 100 zoo chimpanzees. InterraterExpand
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The evolutionary basis of risky adolescent behavior: implications for science, policy, and practice.
This article proposes an evolutionary model of risky behavior in adolescence and contrasts it with the prevailing developmental psychopathology model. The evolutionary model contends thatExpand
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Effects of Harsh and Unpredictable Environments in Adolescence on Development of Life History Strategies
The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health data were used to test predictions from life history theory. We hypothesized that (1) in young adulthood an emerging life history strategy wouldExpand
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The K-factor: Individual differences in life history strategy
Abstract Until recently, variations in life history strategy were studied exclusively at the species level. Although this domain of study has been extended to examine systematic differences in lifeExpand
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The effects of systemic family violence on children's mental health.
This study examines the link between different forms of family aggression and children's symptoms of psychopathology. The goal of the study was to understand what forms children's problems might takeExpand
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The heritability of life history strategy: The k‐factor, covitality, and personality
Abstract Archival data from the MIDUS survey (Brim et al., 2000), a nationally representative sample, on 309 MZ and 333 DZ twin pairs aged 25–74 years were used to test the psychometrics andExpand
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Juvenile Sex Offenders: Toward the Development of a Typology
Adolescent males who sexually offended against prepubescent children were contrasted with those who targeted pubescent and postpubescent females. As hypothesized, path analyses revealed that theExpand
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Psychosocial interventions to improve quality of life in prostate cancer survivors and their intimate or family partners
PurposeThe primary purpose was to test the effectiveness of two telephone-delivered psychosocial interventions for maintaining and improving quality of life (QOL) (psychological, physical, social,Expand
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