Psychology 5112/7102, Spring 1996
Evolutionary Psychology: Reference List

Gregory Carey
D261A Muenzinger and Institute for Behavioral Genetics
492-1658 or 492-1463

Most of this reference list was compiled from the course syllabi of Charles Crawford, Mark Finn, Linda Mealey, Vernon Quinsey, and Mark Winter to whom I am deeply indebted.


Hamilton, W.D. (1964). The genetical evolution of social behavior. Journal of theoretical biology, 7, 1-52.

Maynard Smith, J. (1982). Evolution and the theory of games. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Trivers, R.L. (1972). Parental investment and sexual selection. In B.Campbell (Ed.). Sexual selection and the descent of man. (pp. 136-179). Chicago:

Wilson, E.O. (1975). Sociobiology: the new synthesis. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Williams, G.C. (1966). Adaptation and Natural Selection: A Critique of some Current Evolutionary Thought. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.


Barkow, J.H., Cosmides, L. & Tooby. J. (Eds). (1992) The adapted mind: evolutionary psychology and the generation of culture. New York: Oxford University Press.

Brown,D.E. (1991). Human universals. Philadelphia, Temple University Press.

Daly, M. & Wilson, M. (1984). Sex, Evolution, & Behavior. Second Edition. Boston: Willard Grant.

Dawkins, R. (1976/1989). The Selfish Gene. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dawkins, R. (1982). The Extended Phenotype. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman.

Dawkins, R. (1986). The Blind Watchmaker. New York: W.W.Norton & Co.

Nesse, R. M. & Williams, G.C. (1994). Why we get sick : the new science of Darwinian medicine. New York : Times Books.

Wright, R. (1994). The moral animal. N.Y.: Pantheon.

Ridley, M. (1993). The red queen: Sex and the evolution of human nature. New York: Penguin Books.

Symons, D. (1979). The Evolution of Human Sexuality. New York: Oxford University Press.

Antisocial Behavior:

Chagnon, N.A. (1996). Chronic problems in understanding tribal violence and warfare. in CIBA Foundation, Genetics of criminal and antisocial behavior. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

Daly, M. & Wilson, M. (1988). Evolutionary social psychology and family homicide. Science, 242, 519-524.

Daly, M. & Wilson, M. (1988). Homicide. New York: Aldine DeGruyter.

Dugatkin, L. A. (1992). The evolution of the "con artist". Ethology and Sociobiology, 13, 3-18.

Harpending,H. & Draper,P. (1988). Antisocial behavior and the other side of cultural evolution. In T.E. Moffitt & S.A. Mednick (Eds.), Biological contributions to crime causation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 293-307.

MacMillian,J. & Kofoed,L. (1984). Sociobiology and antisocial personality. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 172, 701-706.

Mealey, L. (1995). The sociobiology of sociopathy: An integrated evolutionary model. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18, 523-599.

Evolution of cognition:

Anderson, J. R., & Milson, R. (1989). Human memory: An adaptive perspective. Psychological Review, 96, 703-720.

Cooper, W. S. (1987). Decision theory as a branch of evolutionary theory: A biological derivation of the Savage Axioms. Psychological Review, 94, 395-411

Cosmides, L. (1989). The logic of social exchange: Has natural selection shaped how we reason? Cognition, 31, 187-276.

Eals, M., & Silverman, I. (1994). The hunter-gatherer theory of spatial sex differences: Proximate factors mediating the female advantage in recall of object arrays. Ethology and sociobiology, 15, 95-105.

Gigerenzer, G. & Hug, K. (1992). Domain-specific reasoning: Social contracts, cheating, and perspective change. Cognition, 43, 127-171.

Hirschfeld, L.A. & Gelman, S.A. (eds) (1994). Mapping the Mind: Domain specificity in cognition and culture. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sherry, D. F., & Schacter, D. L. (1987). The evolution of multiple memory systems. Psychological Review, 94, 439-454.

Cross cultural variation in marriage systems

Chisholm, J. S., & Burbank, V. K. (1991). Monogamy and polygyny in Southeast Arnhem Land: Male coercion and female choice. Ethology and Sociobiology, 12, 291-313.

Cowlishaw, G. & Mace, R. (196). Cross-cultural patterns of marriage and inheritance: A phylogenetic approach. Ethology and Sociobiology, 17, 87-98.

Dawkins, R. (1986). Wealth, polygyny, and reproductive success. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 9, 190-191.

Hames, R. (1996). Costs and benefits of monogamy and polygyny for Yanomamo women. Ethology and Sociobiology, 17, 181-200.

Judge, D.S. (1995). American legacies and the variable life histories of men and women. Human Nature, 6, 291-324.


Ekman, P. (1992). Are there basic emotions? Psychological Review, 99, 550-553.

Ekman, P. (1993). Facial expression and emotion. American Psychologist, 48, 384-392.

Frank, R. H. (1988). Passions within reason: The strategic role of the emotions. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Izard, C. E. (1992). Basic emotions, relations among emotions, and emotion-cognition relations. Psychological Review, 99, 561-565.

LeDoux, J. E. (1994). Emotion, memory and the brain. Scientific American, vol.?, 50-57.

Matsumoto, D., Haan, N., Yabrove, G., Theodorou, P., & Cooke Carney, C. (1986). Preschoolers' moral actions and emotions in the prisoner's dilemma. Developmental Psychology, 22, 663-670.

Patrick, C. J. (1994). Emotion and psychopathy: Startling new insights. Psychophysiology, 31, 319-330.
Patrick, C. J., Bradley, M. M., & Lang, P. J. (1993). Emotion in the criminal psychopath: Startle reflex modulation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 102, 82-92.

Patrick, C. J., Cuthbert, B. N., & Lang, P. J. (1994). Emotion in the criminal psychopath: Fear image processing. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 103, 523-534.

Russell, J. A. (1991). Culture and the categorization of emotions. Psychological Bulletin, 110, 426-450.
Russell, J. A. (1994). Is there universal recognition of emotion from facial expression? A review of the cross-cultural studies. Psychological Bulletin, 115, 102-141.

Russell, J. A. (1995). Facial expression of emotion: What lies beyond minimal universality? Psychological Bulletin, 118, 379-391.

Tooby, J., & Cosmides, L. (1990). The past explains the present: Emotional adaptations and the structure of ancestral environments. Ethology and Sociobiology, 11, 375-423.

Turner, T. J., & Ortony, A. (1992). Basic emotions: Can conflicting criteria converge? Psychological Review, 99, 566-571.

Fears and Phobias:

Aronoff, J., Barclay, A. M., & Stevenson, L. A. (1988). The recognition of threatening facial stimuli. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 647-655.

Cook, E. W., Hodes, R. L., & Lang, P. J. (1986). Preparedness and phobia: Effects of stimulus content on human visceral conditioning. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 95, 195-207.

Cook, M., & Mineka, S. (1989). Observational conditioning of fear to fear-relevant versus fear-irrelevant stimuli in rhesus monkeys. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 98, 448-459.

Cook, M., Mineka, S., Wolkenstein, B., & Laitsch, K. (1985). Observational conditioning of snake fear in unrelated rhesus monkeys. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 94, 591-610.

Costello, C. G. (1970). Dissimilarities between conditioned avoidance responses and phobias. Psychological Review, 77, 250-254.

Marks, I. M., & Nesse, R. M. (1994). Fear and fitness: An evolutionary analysis of anxiety disorders. Ethology and Sociobiology, 15, 247-261.

McNally, R. J. (1987). Preparedness and phobias: A review. Psychological Bulletin, 101, 283-303.

Ohman, A. (1986). Face the beast and fear the face: Animal and social fears as prototypes for evolutionary analyses of emotion. Psychophysiology, 23, 123-145.

Tomarken, A. J., Mineka, S., & Cook, M. (1989). Fear-relevant selective associations and covariation bias. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 98, 381-394.

Mating: General

Buss,D.M. (1994). The evolution of desire. New York: Basic Books.

Buss, D.M. & Schmitt, D.P. (1993). Sexual Strategies Theory: An evolutionary perspective on human mating. Psychological Review, 100, 204-232.

Fisher, H.L. (1992). The anatomy of love: the natural history of monogamy, adultery, and divorce. New York: Norton.

Mating: Low investment sex:

Mazur, A., Halpern, C., & Udry, J. R. (1994). Dominant looking male teenagers copulate earlier. Ethology and Sociobiology, 15, 87-94.

Townsend, J. M., Kline, J., & Wasserman, T. H. (1995). Low-investment copulation: Sex differences in motivations and emotional reactions. Ethology and Sociobiology, 16, 25-51.

Axelrod, R., & Hamilton, W. D. (1981). The evolution of cooperation. Science, 211, 1390-1396.

Maynard Smith, J. (1984). Game theory and the evolution of behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 7, 95-125.

Western, J. D., & Strum, S. C. (1983). Sex, kinship, and the evolution of social manipulation. Ethology and Sociobiology, 4, 19-28.

Mating: Female mate choice

Bailey, J. M., Gaulin, S., Agyei, Y., & Gladue, B. (1994). Effects of gender and sexual orientation on evolutionarily relevant aspects of human mating psychology, Journal of personality and social psychology, 66, 1081-1093.

Borgerhoff, M. M. (1990). Kipsigis women's preferences for wealthy men: Evidence for female choice in mammals? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 27, 255-264.

Epstein, E., & Guttman, R. (1984). Mate selection in man: Evidence, theory and outcome. Social Biology, 31, 243-276.

Gangestad, S. W., & Simpson, J. A. (1990). Toward and evolutionary history of female sociosexual variation. Journal of Personality, 58, 69-96.

Gangestad, S. W. (1993). Sexual selection and physical attractiveness: Implications for mating dynamics. Human Nature, 4, 205-235.

Gangestad, S. W., & Buss, D. M. (1993). Pathogen prevalence and human mate preferences. Ethology and Sociobiology, 14, 89-96.

Kenrick, D. T., Groth, G. E., Trost, M. R., & Sadalla, E. K. (1993). Integrating evolutionary and social exchange perspectives on relationships: Effects of gender, self-appraisal, and involvement level on mate selection criteria. Journal of personality and social psychology, 64, 951-969.

Scheib, J. E. (1994). Sperm donor selection and the psychology of female mate choice. Ethology and Sociobiology, 15, 113-129.

Mating: Fluctuating asymmetries:

Gangestad, S. W., Thornhill, R., & Yeo, R. A. (1994). Facial attractiveness, developmental stability, and fluctuating assymetry. Ethology and Sociobiology, 15, 73-85.

Thornhill, R., & Gangestad, S. W. (1994). Human fluctuating asymmetry and sexual behavior. Psychological Science, 5, 297-302.

Mating: Jealousy and mate guarding:

Buss, D. M., Larsen, R. J., Westen, D., & Semmelroth, J. (1992). Sex differences in jealousy: Evolution, physiology, and psychology. Psychological Science, 3, 251-255.

Daly, M., & Wilson, M. (1982). Whom are newborn babies said to resemble? Ethology and Sociobiology, 3, 69-78.

Daly, M., Wilson, M., & Weghorst, S. J. (1982). Male sexual jealousy. Ethology and Sociobiology, 3, 11-27.

de Weerth, C., & Kalma, A. P. (1993). Female aggression as a response to sexual jealousy: A sex role reversal? Aggressive Behavior, 19, 265-279.

Flinn, M. V. (1988). Mate guarding in a Caribbean village. Ethology and Sociobiology, 9, 1-28.

Geary, D. C., Rumsey, M., Bow-Thomas, C. C., & Hoard, M. K. (1995). Sexual jealousy as a facultative trait: Evidence from the pattern of sex differences in adults from China and the United States. Ethology and sociobiology, 16, 355-383.

Mullen, P. E., & Maack, L. H. (1985). Jealousy, pathological jealousy, and aggression. In D. P. Farrington & J. Gunn (Eds.), Aggression and dangerousness. New York: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 103-126.

Paul, L., Foss, M. A., & Baenninger, M. A. (1996). Double standards for sexual jealousy: Manipulative morality or a reflection of evolved sex differences? Human Nature, 7, 291-321.

Paul, L., Foss, M. A., & Galloway, J. (1993). Sexual jealousy in young women and men--Aggressive responsiveness to partner and rival. Aggressive Behavior, 19, 401-420.

Paul, L., & Galloway, J. (1994). Sexual jealousy: Gender differences in response to partner and rival. Aggressive Behavior, 20, 203-211.

Wilson, M. (1987). Impact of the uncertainty of paternity on family law. University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, 45, 216-242.

Mating: Reproductive success:

Anderies, J.M. (1996). An adaptive model for predicting !Kung reproductive performance: A stochastic dynamic programming approach. Ethology and Sociobioly, 17, 221-246.

Bereczkei, T. & Csanaky, A. (1996). Mate choice, marital success, and reproduction in a modern society. Ethology and Sociobiology, 17, 117-36.

Clutton-Brock, T. H., & Vincent, A. C. J. (1991). Sexual selection and the potential reproductive rates of males and females. Nature, 351, 58-60.

Forsberg, A.J.L. & Tullberg, B.S. The relationship between cumulative number of cohabiting partners and number of children for men and women in modern Sweden. Etholology and sociobiology, 16, 207-220.

Hill, K., & Kaplan, H. (1988). Tradeoffs in male and female reproductive strategies among the Ache: Parts 1 and 2. In L. Betzig, M. Borgerhoff Mulder, & P. Turke (Eds.), Human reproductive behavior: a Darwinian persepctive. Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 277-305.

Jones, N. G. B. (1989). The costs of children and the adaptive scheduling of births: Towards a sociobiological perspective on demography. In A. E. Rasa, C. Vogel, & E. Voland (Eds.), The sociobiology of sexual and reproductive strategies. London: Chapman and Hall. pp. 265-282.

Klindworth, H. & Voland, E. (1995). How did the Krummhorn elite males achieve above average reproductive success? Human Nature, 6, 221-240.

Mace, R. (1996). When to have another baby: A dynamic model of reproductive decision-making and evidence from Gabbra pastoralists. Ethology and Sociobioly, 17, 263-274.

Mealey, L., & Segal, N. L. (1993). Heritable and environmental variables affect reproduction-related behaviors, but not ultimate reproductive success. Personality and individual differences, 14, 783-794.

Parent-child interactions:

Belsky, J. (1993). Etiology of child maltreatment: A developmental-ecological analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 114, 413-434.

Belsky, J., Steinberg, L., & Draper, P. (1991). Childhood experience, interpersonal development, and reproductive strategy: An evolutionary theory of soc

Daly, M., & Wilson, M. (1990). Is parent-offspring conflict sex-linked? Freudian and Darwinian models. Journal of Personality, 58, 163-189.

Davies, P. T., & Cummings, E. M. (1994). Marital conflict and child adjustment: An emotional security hypothesis. Psychological Bulletin, 116, 387-411.

Draper, P., & Harpending, H. C. (1982). Father absence and reproductive strategy: An evolutionary perspective. Journal of Anthropological Research, 38, 255-273.

Hawkes, K. (1991). Showing off: Tests of an hypothesis about men's foraging goals. Ethology and Sociobiology, 12, 29-54.

Smuts, B. (1995). The evolutionary origins of patriarchy. Human Nature, 6, 1-32.

Taub, D. M. (1990). The functions of primate paternalism: A cross-species review. In J. R. Feierman (Ed.), Pedophilia: Biosocial dimensions. (pp. 338-377


Buss, D. M. (1990). Toward a biologically informed psychology of personality. Journal of Personality, 58, 1-16.

Buss, D.M. (1996). Social adaptation and the five major factors of personality. in J. Wiggins (ed.), The five factor model of personality. New York: Guilford Press, pp., 180-207.

Draper, P., & Belsky, J. (1990). Personality development in evolutionary perspective. Journal of Personality, 58, 141-161.

MacDonald, K. (1995). Evolution, the five-factor model, and levels of personality. Journal of Personality, 63, 525-567.

Sibling competition:

Lalumire, M.L., Quinsey, V.L., & Craig, W. (1996). Why children from the same family are so different from each other: A Darwinian note. Human Nature, 7, 281-290.

Sperm competition:

Baker, R. R., & Bellis, M. A. (1993). Human sperm competition: Ejaculate manipulation by females and the function for the female orgasm. Animal Behavior, 46, 887-909.

Baker, R. R., & Bellis, M. A. (1993). Human sperm competition: Ejaculate adjustment by males and the function of masturbation. Animal Behavior, 46, 861-885.

Smith, R. L. (1984). Human sperm competition. In R. L. Smith (Ed.), Sperm competition and the evolution of animal mating systems. New York: Academic Press. pp. 601-659.