Behavioral immune system methods: Surveying the present to shape the future

  title={Behavioral immune system methods: Surveying the present to shape the future},
  author={Joshua M Tybur and Willem Eduard Frankenhuis and Thomas V. Pollet},
In the short history of behavioral immune system (BIS) research, scholars have developed a number of empirical strategies for testing BIS hypotheses. These strategies have led to a wide variety of methods for testing (putatively) similar BIS hypotheses. The current article provides an overview of the 3 most frequent methods used in BIS research: cross-population correlations, experimental priming, and surveying individual differences. We first review and question the fundamental assumptions… CONTINUE READING

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