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Beyond global sociosexual orientations: a more differentiated look at sociosexuality and its effects on courtship and romantic relationships.
Sociosexuality is usually assessed as the overall orientation toward uncommitted sex, although this global approach may mask unique contributions of different components. In a large online study (N =… Expand
The neuroscience of human intelligence differences
Neuroscience is contributing to an understanding of the biological bases of human intelligence differences. This work is principally being conducted along two empirical fronts: genetics —… Expand
The evolutionary genetics of personality
Genetic influences on personality differences are ubiquitous, but their nature is not well understood. A theoretical framework might help, and can be provided by evolutionary genetics. We assess… Expand
Age-associated cognitive decline.
INTRODUCTION Age-associated cognitive decline-or normal (non-pathological, normative, usual) cognitive ageing-is an important human experience which differs in extent between individuals. The… Expand
A General Factor of Brain White Matter Integrity Predicts Information Processing Speed in Healthy Older People
- L. Penke, Susana Muñoz Maniega, +7 authors I. Deary
- Medicine, Biology
- The Journal of Neuroscience
- 2 June 2010
Human white matter integrity has been related to information processing speed, but it is unknown whether impaired integrity results from localized processes or is a general property shared across… Expand
Motivational individual reaction norms underlying the Five-Factor model of personality: First steps towards a theory-based conceptual framework
In spite of its popularity, the Five-Factor Model (FFM) has been criticized for being too descriptive to provide a theoretical model of personality. The current article conceptualizes the FFM as… Expand
Correlated preferences for facial masculinity and ideal or actual partner's masculinity
- L. DeBruine, B. Jones, +7 authors B. Tiddeman
- Medicine, Psychology
- Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological…
- 7 June 2006
Studies of women's preferences for male faces have variously reported preferences for masculine faces, preferences for feminine faces and no effect of masculinity–femininity on male facial… Expand
Meta-analysis of associations between human brain volume and intelligence differences: How strong are they and what do they mean?
- J. Pietschnig, L. Penke, J. Wicherts, M. Zeiler, M. Voracek
- Psychology, Medicine
- Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
- 1 October 2015
Positive associations between human intelligence and brain size have been suspected for more than 150 years. Nowadays, modern non-invasive measures of in vivo brain volume (Magnetic Resonance… Expand
The effects of weather on daily mood: a multilevel approach.
The present study examines the effects of six weather parameters (temperature, wind power, sunlight, precipitation, air pressure, and photoperiod) on mood (positive affect, negative affect, and… Expand
Different cognitive processes underlie human mate choices and mate preferences
- P. Todd, L. Penke, B. Fasolo, A. Lenton
- Psychology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 18 September 2007
Based on undergraduates' self-reports of mate preferences for various traits and self-perceptions of their own levels on those traits, Buston and Emlen [Buston PM, Emlen ST (2003) Proc Natl Acad Sci… Expand