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  • Krupp, Daniel Brian; Sewall, Lindsay A.; Lalumière, Martin L.; Sheriff, Craig; Harris, Grant T. (Frontiers Research FoundationArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceQueen's UniversityMcMaster UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of SaskatchewanTulloch Mapping SolutionsMental Health Centre, 2012)
    Psychopaths routinely disregard social norms by engaging in selfish, antisocial, often violent behavior. Commonly characterized as mentally disordered, recent evidence suggests that psychopaths are executing a well-functioning, ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Barrett, Louise; Greeff, Jaco M.; Henzi, S. Peter; Perrett, David I.; Wadee, Ahmed A. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of PretoriaUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of St. AndrewsUniversity of the Witwatersrand, 2007)
    Three adaptive hypotheses have been proposed to explain the link between the human leucocyte antigen (HLA) genes, health measures and facial attractiveness: inbreeding avoidance, heterozygote advantage and frequency-dependent ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Li, Fangfang; Mills, Kelly J.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Manitoba, 2014)
    Degree of lateralization for grasping predicts the maturity of the language production system in young, typically-developing children. In this report we provide compelling evidence for the relationship between right hand ...
  • Stulp, Gert; Pollet, Thomas V.; Barrett, Louise (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineVrije Universiteit AmsterdamUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
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  • Patel, Biren A.; Horner, Angela M.; Thompson, Nathan E.; Barrett, Louise; Henzi, Peter (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaBrown UniversityStony Brook UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of South Africa, 2013)
    Large-scale interspecific studies of mammals ranging between 0.04–280 kg have shown that larger animals walk with more extended limb joints. Within a taxon or clade, however, the relationship between body size and joint ...
  • Ibanez, Agustin; Kotz, Sonja A.; Barrett, Louise; Moll, Jorge; Ruz, Maria (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyDiego Portales UniversityUniversidad Autónoma del CaribeUniversity of ManchesterMax Planck Institute of Human Cognition and Brain SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeD'Or Institute for Research and EducationUniversity of GranadaFavaloro UniversityD'Or Institute for Research and Education (Brazil)Granada University, 2014)
    [Abstract not available]
  • Barrett, Louise; Pollet, Thomas V.; Stulp, Gert (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeVrije Universiteit AmsterdamLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2014)
    Does evolutionary theorizing have a rold in psychology? This is a more contentious issue than one might imagine, given that, as evolved creatures, the answer must surely be yes. The contested nature of evolutionary ...
  • Barrett, Louise; Pollet, Thomas V.; Stulp, Gert (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2015)
    [No abstract available]
  • Mather, Jennifer (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    Our definition of the word 'animal' centers on vertebrates, yet 99% of the animals on the planet are invertebrates, about which we know little. In addition, although the Census of Marine Life (COML.org) has recently ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Mills, Kelly J.; Genee, Inge; Li, Fangfang; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla A.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (FrontiersArts and ScienceEducationDepartment of KinesiologyDepartment of Modern LanguagesDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Executive Function (EF) refers to important socio-emotional and cognitive skills that are known to be highly correlated with both academic and life success. EF is a blanket term that is considered to include self-regulation, ...
  • Leonard, Carrie A.; Staples, J.; Williams, Robert J. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014-01-14)
    The Poker Skill Measure (PSM) (Leonard, Staples & Williams, 2014), measures respondents' current poker skill level. For each of the 35 items in this measure, respondents are presented with a poker scenario for which the ...
  • Vokey, John R.; Allen, Scott W. (Psyence InkArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    Each of the chapters in this book is a short sketch of a particular topic in psychology. They can be read in any order as each chapter is meant to be a self-contained story. By the end of the book, we hope you will have ...
  • Vokey, John R.; Allen, Scott W. (Psyence InkArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    This book comprises a collection of lecture notes for the statistics component of the course Psychology 2030: Methods and Statistics from the Department of Psychology at the University of Lethbridge. In addition to basic ...
  • Vokey, John R.; Allen, Scott W. (Psyence InkArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Each of the chapters in this book is a short sketch of a particular topic in psychology. They can be read in any order as each chapter is meant to be a self-contained story. By the end of the book, we hope you will have ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L.; Rice, M. E. (SpringerArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeMcMaster University, 2007)
    In a recent article Looman and Marshall (2005) questioned the validity of phallometric assessment of rapists based on the results of a study of incarcerated rapists and child molesters. In this commentary we offer (1) a ...
  • Barclay, Pat; Lalumière, Martin L. (Transaction Publishers [Springer as of February 2007]Arts and SciencePsychologyMcMaster UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-03)
    The evolution of reciprocal altruism probably involved the evolution of mechanisms to detect cheating and remember cheaters. In a well-known study, Mealey, Daood, and Krage (1996) observed that participants had enhanced ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (SpringerArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-02)
    Evolution, Gender, and Rape. Edited By Cheryl Brown Travis. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2003, 472 pp., $62.00 (cloth); $24.95 (paperback). This book is a collection of 17 critiques of the recent book, A Natural ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of LethbridgeArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Behavioural genetics is about partitioning the sources of individual differences in any trait that can be measured reliably. The fundamental question is how much of the observed variability in a given trait can be explained ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (University of LethbridgeArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    People are fascinated by criminals, especially clever criminals who have the ability to con others. The most vicious offenders are often the subjects of movies and true-crime books. Canadian Paul Bernardo, for example, ...
  • Harris, Grant T.; Rice, M. E.; Hilton, N. Z.; Lalumière, Martin L.; Quinsey, V. L. (Guilford PressArts and SciencePsychologyMental Health Centre PenetanguisheneUniversity of LethbridgeQueen's University, 2007-02)
    Sexual behavior is closely associated with delinquency and crime. Although psychopaths, by definition, have many short-term sexual relationships, it has not been shown that sexuality is a core aspect of psychopathy. A ...

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