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Perceived risk of female infidelity moderates the relationship between men’s personality and partner-directed violence
We hypothesized that men’s personality traits interact with men’s perceived risk of partner’s infidelity to predict men’s partner-directed violence. Moderation analyses of data provided by 467 men inExpand
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Individual Differences in Women’s Rape Avoidance Behaviors
Rape can exact severe psychological, physical, and reproductive costs on women, and likely was a recurrent adaptive problem over human evolutionary history. Therefore, women may have evolvedExpand
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An introduction to evolutionary psychology and its application to suicide terrorism
This article introduces evolutionary psychology to a general readership, with the purpose of applying evolutionary psychology to suicide terrorism. Some of the key concepts related to evolutionaryExpand
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Understanding the mind from an evolutionary perspective: an overview of evolutionary psychology.
UNLABELLED The theory of evolution by natural selection provides the only scientific explanation for the existence of complex adaptations. The design features of the brain, like any organ, are theExpand
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Why Can't We All Just Get Along? Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War
We review and discuss the evolutionary psychological literature on violence, homicide, and war in humans and nonhumans, and in doing so argue that an evolutionary perspective can substantiallyExpand
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Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War
We review and discuss the evolutionary psychological literature on violence, homicide, and war in humans and nonhumans, and in doing so we argue that an evolutionary perspective can substantiallyExpand
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IDENTIFYING FEMININE AND MASCULINE RANGES FOR WAIST-TO-HIP RATIO
Waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) has been shown to negatively correlate with attractiveness, health, youthfulness, and the reproductive potential of females, which arguably explains why men tend to perceiveExpand
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An Introduction to Evolutionary Developmental Psychology
Evolutionary developmental psychology represents a synthesis of modern evolutionary theory and developmental psychology. Here we introduce the special issue on evolutionary developmental psychologyExpand
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Understanding Suicide Terrorism: Premature Dismissal of the Religious-Belief Hypothesis
We comment on work by Ginges, Hansen, and Norenzayan (2009), in which they compare two hypotheses for predicting individual support for suicide terrorism: the religious-belief hypothesis and theExpand
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Book Review: Why Evolutionary Psychology is “True”1
Jerry Coyne is a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago. In Why Evolution is True (WEIT), he undertakes a daunting task: to provide a thorough yet conciseExpand
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