The ‘Cinderella effect’ is no fairy tale

  title={The ‘Cinderella effect’ is no fairy tale},
  author={M. Daly and Margo I. Wilson},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},

Archetypal analysis of “Cinderella”

Psychologists often use the name of the protagonist of the fairy tale “Cinderella”, which is famous thanks to the brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault, for a sacrificial girl prone to dissociation,

Essay Review: Debunking Adapting Minds*

David Buller’s recent book, Adapting Minds, is a philosophical critique of the field of evolutionary psychology. Buller argues that evolutionary psychology is utterly bankrupt from both a theoretical

The emperor is still under-dressed

The Human Dark Side: Evolutionary Psychology and Original Sin

This article seeks to examine the evolutionary psychology’s understanding of human nature and to propose an unexpected dialog with an enduring account of human evil known as original sin.

Psychology: a Giant with Feet of Clay.

It is suggested that evolutionary psychology must be intended as a pluralistic approach rather than a monolithic one, and that its main strength is its capacity to resolve the nature-nurture dialectics.

Evolutionary psychology : theoretical and methodological foundations

Of all the research programmes in the evolutionary behavioural sciences, evolutionary psychology is unique in the scale and intensity of criticism it faces, from both philosophers and social

Adaptation, Plasticity, and Massive Modularity in Evolutionary Psychology: An Eassy on David Buller's Adapting Minds

Adapting Minds: Evolutionary Psychology and the Persistent Quest for Human Nature DAVID BULLER Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005 564 pages, ISBN: 0262025795 (hbk); $37.00

Evolutionary psychology. Controversies, questions, prospects, and limitations.

This article identifies some of the most common concerns of evolutionary psychology and attempts to elucidate evolutionary psychology's stance pertaining to them, and concludes with a discussion of the limitations of current evolutionary psychology.

Can evolutionary principles explain patterns of family violence?

  • J. Archer
  • Psychology
    Psychological bulletin
  • 2013
The article's aim is to evaluate the application of the evolutionary principles of kin selection, reproductive value, and resource holding power to the understanding of family violence and concludes that most of the evidence is consistent with evolutionary predictions derived from kin selection and reproductive value.

Testing an Evolutionary-Psychological Model of Incest

of a dissertation at the University of Miami. Dissertation supervised by Professor Debra Lieberman. No. of pages in text. (62) Predictive literature on incest has focused extensively on the dynamics



Evolutionary psychology: the emperor's new paradigm

Lethal and Nonlethal Violence Against Wives and the Evolutionary Psychology of Male Sexual Proprietariness

Violence against wives occurs in all societies, but the rates at which wives are beaten and killed are enormously variable over time and place. The rate of uxoricide (wife killing) in the United

Underascertainment of child maltreatment fatalities by death certificates, 1990-1998.

The degree of underascertainment found in this study is of concern because most national estimates of child maltreatment fatality in the United States are derived from coding on death certificates, and the patterns recognized raise concern about systematic underASCertainment that may affect children of specific sociodemographic groups.

Household composition and the risk of child abuse and neglect.

Summary The incidence of child abuse and neglect resulting in validated case reports to the American Humane Association in 1976 was determined in relation to household composition, family income and

The assessment.

It is suggested that a unique subset of genes, involved in beta cell dysfunction, low birth weight, and increased T2D risk, modulate plasma glucose at birth and in early infancy.

Risk-taking, intrasexual competition, and homicide.

  • M. DalyM. Wilson
  • Psychology
    Nebraska Symposium on Motivation. Nebraska Symposium on Motivation
  • 2001