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This bibliography of evolution and human behavior lists papers and books relevant to understanding human behavior from a human evolution perspective. Also listed are research groups and individuals working in this area.

Human evolution

Human behavioral ecology

  • Hames, R. (2001). Human Behavioral Ecology. In N. J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (Eds.) International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Pergamon, Oxford. Pp. 6946-695.

Human ethology

  • Klein, Z. (2000). The ethological approach to the study of human behavior. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 21, 477-481. Full text

Dual inheritance theory/gene-culture coevolution

See also: List of readings on cultural evolution from an evolutionary anthropological perspective

Evolutionary psychology

  • Buss, D. M. (1995). Evolutionary psychology: A new paradigm for psychological science. Psychological Inquiry, 6, 1-30. Full text
  • Durrant, R., & Ellis, B.J. (2003). Evolutionary Psychology. In M. Gallagher & R.J. Nelson (Eds.), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychology, Volume Three: Biological Psychology (pp. 1-33). New York: Wiley & Sons. Full text
  • Kennair, L. E. O. (2002). Evolutionary psychology: An emerging integrative perspective within the science and practice of psychology. Human Nature Review, 2, 17-61. Full text
  • Tooby, J. & Cosmides, L. (2005). Conceptual foundations of evolutionary psychology. In D. M. Buss (Ed.), The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology (pp. 5-67). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. Full text

Evolutionary developmental psychology

Main article: Evolutionary developmental psychology

Evolutionary educational psychology

Main article: Evolutionary educational psychology


Research Groups and Centers

Scholars in alphabetical order with links to websites and publications

Contents
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  Notes 

A

B

  • William L. Benzon, Research on cultural evolution, including cognition, music, literature Link to Publications
  • Ted Bergstrom, Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara Link to Publications
  • Nicholas G. Blurton Jones, Depts. of Anthropology, Education, & Psychiatry, UCLA, Link to Publications

C

D

E

F

  • Bernhard Fink, Department of Sociobiology/Anthropology, University of Goettingen, Germany Link to Publications
  • Dorothy M. Fragaszy, Neuroscience and Behavior and Life-Span Developmental Psychology Programs, University of Georgia Link to publications

G

  • Karl Grammer, Director of the Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Urban Ethology in Vienna/Austria Link to Publications

H

  • David G. Hays, Research on cultural evolution, cultural complexity, evolution of technology Link to Publications
  • Ronald Henss Research on Face Perception, Personality Impressions, Physical Attractiveness, Waist-to-Hip Ratio, Evolutionary Psychology, Personality Psychology, etc. Link to Publications
  • Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, Anthropology, serves on the editorial boards for The American Journal of Primatology, Evolutionary Anthropology, and Human Nature Link to Publications

I

J

K

  • Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair, Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Link to Publications

L

  • Bobbi S. Low, School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan Link to Publications

M

  • Manfred Milinski, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max-Planck Institute, Germany Link to Publications
  • Michael E. Mills, Psychology Department, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles Link to Publications

N

O

P

Q

R

  • Peter J. Richerson, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, U.C. Davis Link to Publications Note: Several papers by Richerson are also co-authored by Rob Boyd, (who is on this list), and some can be downloaded on Boyd's page.

S

T

U

V

  • Eckart Voland, Zentrum für Philosophie. und Grundlagen der Wissenschaft der Univ. Giessen, Germany Link to Publications

W

  • David Sloan Wilson, Psychobiology Program, Binghamton University, State University of New York Link to Publications
  • Glenn Wilson, Psychology Dept., Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, University of London Link to Publications

X

Y

Z

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