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Men's Health 2009

Men's Health 2010


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Personality, Relationships, & Evolutionary Psychology

In press
Jonason, P.K., Cetrulo, J.F., & Ortiz, J. (in press). Avoiding the wash: Extraversion confers fitness benefits. Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology.
Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Valentine, K. (in press). Human mating. In DM. Buss (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior (2nd ed). London: Elsevier.
Jonason, P.K., Raulston, T., & Rotolo, A. (in press). More than just a pretty face and a hot body: Multiple cues in mate-choice. Journal of Social Psychology.
Jonason, P.K., Valentine, K.A., Li, N.P., & Harbeson, C. (in press). Mate-selection and the Dark Triad: Faciltiating a short-term mating strategy and creating a volatile environment. Personality and Individual Differeces.
Li, N.P., & Sng, O., & Jonason, P.K. (in press). Sexual conflict in mating strategies. In A.T. Goetz & T.K. Shackelford (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Sexual Conflict in Humans.
Grainger, J.M., & Jonason, P.K. (2011). Language as an emergent property of the increasing social complexity of the human socioecology: A review of Mike Beaken, The Making of Language (2nd Ed.). Evolutionary Psychology, 9, 189-193.
Jonason, P.K., Teicher, E.A., Schmitt, D.P. (2011). The TIPI’s validity confirmed: Associations with sociosexuality and self-esteem. Individual Differences Research, 9, 52-60.
Petroff, M.G., & Jonason, P.K. (2011). Not omnipotent, but a placebo. A review of Martin D. Jaffe, The Primal Instinct: How Biological Security Motivates Behavior, Promotes Morality, Determines Authority, and Explains Our Search for a God. Evolutionary Psychology, 9, 186-188.
Jonason, P.K., Bryan, A., & Herrera, J. (2010). Trimming the fat reveals a one factor structure for Hong’s Psychological Reactance Scale. Individual Differences Research, 8, 220-228.
Jonason, P.K., & Kavanagh, P. (2010). The dark side of love: The Dark Triad and love styles. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 611-615.
Jonason, P.K., Koenig, B., & Tost, J. (2010). Living a fast life: Psychopathy links the Dark Triad to Life History Theory. Human Nature, 21, 428-442.
Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Buss, D.M. (2010). Costs and Benefits and the Dark Triad: Implications for mate poaching and mate retention tactics. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 373-378.
Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Richardson, J. (2010). Positioning the booty-call on the spectrum of relationships: Sexual but more emotional than one-night stands. The Journal of Sex Research, 47, 1-10.
Jonason, P.K., Li N.P., & Teicher, E.A. (2010). Who is James Bond?:The Dark Triad as an agentic social style. Individual Differences Research, 8, 111-120. Psychology Today Blog
Jonason, P.K., & Tost, J. (2010). I just cannot control myself: The Dark Triad and self-control. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 606-610.
Jonason, P.K., & Webster, G.D. (2010). The Dirty Dozen: A concise measure of the Dark Triad. Psychological Assessment, 22, 420-432.
Jonason, P. K. (2009). The value of physical attractiveness: Modeling biological and social variables. Journal of Social Psychology, 149, 229-240.
Jonason, P.K., Cetrulo, J.F., Madrid, J.M., & Morrison, C. (2009). Gift-giving for courtship or mate-retention?: Insights from animal models. Evolutionary Psychology, 7, 89-103.
Jonason, P.K., & Fisher, T.D. (2009). The power of prestige: Why young men report having more sex partners than young women. Sex Roles, 60, 151-159.
Jonason, P.K., Krcmar, M., & Sohn, S., (2009). Male body image: The role of exposure, social comparison, and body mass index in body satisfaction. Social Behavior and Personality, 37, 627-630.
Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Cason, M.J. (2009). The "booty call": A compromise between men and women’s ideal mating strategies. The Journal of Sex Research, 46, 1-11. Men's Health 2009 Men's Health 2010
Jonason, P.K.. Li, N.P., Webster, G.W., & Schmitt, D.P. (2009). The Dark Triad: Facilitating short-term mating in men. European Journal of Personality, 23, 5-18. New scientist article ABC News
Jonason, P.K., & Marks, M.J. (2009). Common vs. uncommon sexual acts: Evidence for the sexual double standard. Sex Roles, 60, 357-365.
Li, N.P., Griskevicius, V., Durante, K.M., Jonason, P.K., Pasisz, D.J., & Aumer, K. (2009). An evolutionary perspective on humor: Sexual selection or interest indication? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 923-936. Cosmo article
Webster, G.D., Jonason, P.K., & Schember, T.O. (2009). Hot topics and popular papers in Evolutionary Psychology: Analyses of title words and citation counts in Evolution and Human Behavior, 1979 – 2008. Evolutionary Psychology, 7, 348-362.
Jonason, P.K., Webster, G.D., & Lindsey. A.E. (2008). Solutions to the problem of diminished social interaction. Evolutionary Psychology, 6, 637-651.
Jonason, P.K. (2007). A mediation hypothesis to account for the sex difference in reported number of sexual partners: An intrasexual competition approach. International Journal of Sexual Health, 19, 41-49.
Jonason, P.K. (2007). Further tests of validity for the one-dimensional scale of Hong’s Psychological Reactance Scale. Psychological Reports, 101, 871-874.
Jonason, P.K. (2007). An evolutionary perspective on sex differences in exercise behaviors and motivations. Journal of Social Psychology, 147, 5-14.
Jonason, P.K., Izzo, P.L., & Webster, G.D. (2007). Helping others to find long-term and short-term mates: Tests of inclusive fitness, reciprocal altruism, and parental investment theories. Evolutionary Psychology, 5, 716-732.
Jonason, P.K. & Knowles, H.M. (2006). A unidimensional measure of Hong's Psychological Reactance Scale. Psychological Reports, 98, 569-579.

Courses Taught:

Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Interpersonal Communication, Inferential Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Research Methods & Statistical Analysis, Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Media, Public Speaking, Introduction to Communication Sciences, Media & Society, Persuasion & Debate