Evolution and Human Behavior

(The TQCC of Evolution and Human Behavior is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Rethinking the fast-slow continuum of individual differences92
Beyond WEIRD: A review of the last decade and a look ahead to the global laboratory of the future89
Do human ‘life history strategies’ exist?82
On the use of “life history theory” in evolutionary psychology77
A critique of life history approaches to human trait covariation73
Theory and measurement of environmental unpredictability63
WEIRD bodies: mismatch, medicine and missing diversity54
Cross-cultural, developmental psychology: integrating approaches and key insights43
Deciding what to observe: Thoughts for a post-WEIRD generation41
Universal and variable leadership dimensions across human societies40
Human social organization during the Late Pleistocene: Beyond the nomadic-egalitarian model39
Rewarding the good and punishing the bad: The role of karma and afterlife beliefs in shaping moral norms37
Foundations of morality in Iran35
The challenge of measuring trade-offs in human life history research35
The relations between early-life stress and risk, time, and prosocial preferences in adulthood: A meta-analytic review34
Partner choice in human evolution: The role of cooperation, foraging ability, and culture in Hadza campmate preferences32
Is impulsive behavior adaptive in harsh and unpredictable environments? A formal model30
Current debates in human life history research30
Small gods, rituals, and cooperation: The Mentawai water spirit Sikameinan26
Male voice pitch mediates the relationship between objective and perceived formidability24
Does extrinsic mortality accelerate the pace of life? A bare-bones approach23
Evolution and functions of human dance23
Kinship intensity and the use of mental states in moral judgment across societies22
High income men have high value as long-term mates in the U.S.: personal income and the probability of marriage, divorce, and childbearing in the U.S.22
Adaptation and plasticity in life-history theory: How to derive predictions.21
Why do chimpanzees have diverse behavioral repertoires yet lack more complex cultures? Invention and social information use in a cumulative task20
Sex differences in friendship preferences18
Baboons (Papio anubis) living in larger social groups have bigger brains18
Predictors of enhancing human physical attractiveness: Data from 93 countries18
Is facial width-to-height ratio reliably associated with social inferences?16
Time is money. Waiting costs explain why selection favors steeper time discounting in deprived environments16
How anger works15
Can people detect the trustworthiness of strangers based on their facial appearance?14
Pitch lowering enhances men's perceived aggressive intent, not fighting ability14
Punishment is strongly motivated by revenge and weakly motivated by inequity aversion14
Phylogenetic reconstruction of the cultural evolution of electronic music via dynamic community detection (1975–1999)13
Option to cooperate increases women's competitiveness and closes the gender gap13
Evolving institutions for collective action by selective imitation and self-interested design13
Pathogen disgust, but not moral disgust, changes across the menstrual cycle13
Do descriptive social norms drive peer punishment? Conditional punishment strategies and their impact on cooperation13
Value computation in humans12
Who supports redistribution? Replicating and refining effects of compassion, malicious envy, and self-interest12
Fructose and uric acid as drivers of a hyperactive foraging response: A clue to behavioral disorders associated with impulsivity or mania?12
Kin detection cues and sibling relationship quality in adulthood: The role of childhood co-residence duration and maternal perinatal association12
Social inequality and signaling in a costly ritual11
A positive relationship between body height and the testosterone response to physical exercise11
Why hunt? Why gather? Why share? Hadza assessments of foraging and food-sharing motive11
Shared interests or sexual conflict? Spousal age gap, women's wellbeing and fertility in rural Tanzania11
Can listeners assess men's self-reported health from their voice?11
Is facial structure an honest cue to real-world dominance and fighting ability in men? A pre-registered direct replication of11
Environmental threat influences preferences for sexual dimorphism in male and female faces but not voices or dances10
“Weighting” to find the right person: compensatory trait integrating versus alternative models to assess mate value10
The implications of changing hormonal contraceptive use after relationship formation10
What is unique about the human eye? Comparative image analysis on the external eye morphology of human and nonhuman great apes10
Contextual factors that heighten interest in coalitional alliances with men possessing formidable facial structures10
Pathogen threat and intergroup prejudice using the minimal group paradigm: Evidence from a registered report10
On hits and being hit on: error management theory, signal detection theory, and the male sexual overperception bias10
Does hazing actually increase group solidarity? Re-examining a classic theory with a modern fraternity10
Re-evaluating the relationship between pathogen avoidance and preferences for facial symmetry and sexual dimorphism: A registered report10
Truth-making institutions: From divination, ordeals and oaths to judicial torture and rules of evidence10
Multimodal mate choice: Exploring the effects of sight, sound, and scent on partner choice in a speed-date paradigm9
Facial cues to physical strength increase attractiveness but decrease aggressiveness assessments in male Maasai of Northern Tanzania9
Investigating the relationship between olfactory acuity, disgust, and mating strategies9
Are skewed sex ratios associated with violent crime? A longitudinal analysis using Swedish register data9
Moralistic supernatural punishment is probably not associated with social complexity9
Young, formidable men show greater sensitivity to facial cues of dominance9
“Fast” women? The effects of childhood environments on women's developmental timing, mating strategies, and reproductive outcomes9
Contemporary selection pressures in modern societies? Which factors best explain variance in human reproduction and mating?8
For the good of evolutionary psychology, let's reunite proximate and ultimate explanations8
Sex (similarities and) differences in friendship jealousy8
Facial metrics generated from manually and automatically placed image landmarks are highly correlated8
Pre-existing fairness concerns restrict the cultural evolution and generalization of inequitable norms in children8
Sometimes we want vicious friends: People have nuanced preferences for how they want their friends to behave toward them versus others8
Fathers' care in context: ‘facultative,’ flexible fathers respond to work demands and child age, but not to alloparental help, in Cebu, Philippines8
Will granny save me? Birth status, survival, and the role of grandmothers in historical Finland8
Facial shape provides a valid cue to sociosexuality in men but not women8
Family still matters: Human social motivation across 42 countries during a global pandemic8
Moral elevation: Indications of functional integration with welfare trade-off calibration and estimation mechanisms8
Disgust sensitivity is negatively associated with immune system activity in early pregnancy: Direct support for the Compensatory Prophylaxis Hypothesis8