Forthcoming papers & preprints

Lukaszewski, A. W. (forthcoming). Evolutionary perspectives on the mechanistic underpinnings of personality. Rauthmann, J. (Ed.). The handbook of personality dynamics and processes. San Diego, CA: Elsevier Press. [Preprint]

Smaldino, P., Lukaszewski, A. W., von Rueden, C., & Gurven, M. (under review). Niche diversity can explain cross-cultural differences in personality structure. [Preprint]


Durkee, P. K., Lukaszewski, A. W., & Buss, D. M. (2019). Pride and shame: Key components of a culturally universal status management system. Evolution and Human Behavior.

Conroy-Beam, D., Roney, J. R., Lukaszewski, A.W., Buss, D. M., Asao, K., et al. (2019). Assortative mating and the evolution of human desirability covariation. Evolution and Human Behavior.

Sznycer, D. & Lukaszewski, A. W. (2019). The emotion-valuation constellation: multiple emotions are governed by a common grammar of social valuation. Evolution and Human Behavior, 40, 395-404. [PDF]

Durkee, P. K., Goetz, A. T., & Lukaszewski, A. W. (2018). Formidability assessment mechanisms: examining their speed and automaticity. Evolution and Human Behavior, 39, 170-178. [PDF]

Sell, A. N., Lukaszewski, A. W., & Townsley, M. (2017). Cues of upper body strength account for most of the variance in men's bodily attractiveness. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 284, 20171819. [PDF]

Eisenbruch, A. B., Lukaszewski, A. W., Simmons, Z. L., Arai, S., & Roney, J. R. (2018). Why the wide face? Androgen receptor gene polymorphism does not predict men’s facial width-to-height ratio. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology, 4, 138-151. [PDF]

Andrews*, T. M., Lukaszewski*, A. W., Simmons, Z. L., & Bleske-Rechek, A. (2017). Cue-based estimates of reproductive value explain women’s body attractiveness. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38, 461-467. [PDF]

*T. M. A. & A.W. L. share the first authorship

Lukaszewski*, A. W., Gurven*, M., von Rueden, C. R., & Schmitt, D. P. (2017). What explains personality covariation? A test of the socioecological complexity hypothesis. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 943-952. [PDF]

*A. W. L. & M. G. share the first authorship

Lukaszewski, A. W. (2017). Extraversion. Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences (Eds.: V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackelford). Springer. [PDF]

Chua, K. J., Lukaszewski, A. W., Grant, D. M., & Sng, O. (2017). Human life history strategies: calibrated to external or internal cues? Evolutionary Psychology, doi: 10.1177/1474704916677342. [PDF]

Eisenbruch, A., Lukaszewski, A. W., & Roney, J. R. (2017). It is not all about mating: Attractiveness predicts partner value across multiple relationship domains. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e26. [PDF]

Dunkel, C. S., Lukaszewski, A. W., & Chua, K. J. (2016). The relationships between sex, life history strategy, and adult attachment style. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 176-178. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W., Simmons, Z. L., Anderson, C., & Roney, J. R. (2016). The role of physical formidability in human social status allocation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110, 385-406. [PDF]

Roney, J. R., Lukaszewski, A. W., Simmons, Z. L., Eisenbruch, A., & Grillot, R. (2015). A between-women account of cycle phase shifts is probably wrong: Comment on Havlicek et al.. Behavioral Ecology, 26, 1264-1265. [PDF]

Dunkel, C. S. & Lukaszewski, A. W. (2015). Is sexual debut in adolescence an accelerator of life history strategy? Evolutionary Psychological Science, 4, 201-206. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W. & Roney, J. R. (2015). Reactive heritability of extraversion: Where do we stand? Evolution and Human Behavior, 36, 420-422. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W. (2015). Parental support during childhood predicts life history-related personality variation and social status in young adults. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1, 131-140. [PDF]

von Rueden, C. R.*, Lukaszewski, A. W.*, & Gurven, M. (2015). Adaptive personality calibration in a human society: Effects of embodied capital on prosocial traits. Behavioral Ecology, 26, 1071-1082. [PDF]

*C. v. R. and A. W. L. share the first authorship

Lukaszewski, A. W. & von Rueden, C. R. (2015). The extraversion continuum in evolutionary perspective: A review of recent theory and evidence. Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 186-192. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W., Larson, C. M., Gildersleeve, K. A., Roney, J. R., & Haselton, M. G. (2014). Condition-dependent calibration of men’s uncommitted mating orientation: Evidence from multiple samples. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 319-326. [PDF]

Grillot, R., Simmons, Z. L., Lukaszewski, A. W., & Roney, J. R. (2014). Hormonal and morphological predictors of women’s body attractiveness. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 176-183. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W., Roney, J. R., Mills, M. E., & Bernard, L. C. (2013). At the interface of social cognition and psychometrics: Manipulating the sex of the reference class modulates sex differences in personality traits. Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 953-957. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W. (2013). Testing an adaptationist theory of trait covariation: Relative bargaining power as a common calibrator of an interpersonal syndrome. European Journal of Personality, 27, 319-410. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W. (2011). The concept of ‘reactive heritability’: How heritable personality variation may arise from a universal human nature. European Journal of Personality, 25, 277-278. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W. & Roney, J. R. (2011). The origins of extraversion: Joint effects of facultative calibration and genetic polymorphism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37 (3), 409-421. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W. (2010). The origins of individual differences in extraversion: An evolutionary psychological approach. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Lukaszewski, A. W. & Roney, J. R. (2010). Kind toward whom? Mate preferences for personality traits are target specific. Evolution and Human Behavior, 31 (1), 29-38. [PDF]

Roney, J. R., Simmons, Z. L., & Lukaszewski, A. W. (2010). Androgen receptor gene sequence and basal cortisol concentrations predict men's hormonal responses to potential mates. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 277, 57-63. [PDF]

Lukaszewski, A. W. & Roney, J. R. (2009). Estimated hormones predict women's preferences for dominant personality traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 47 (3), 191-196. [PDF]

Roney, J. R., Lukaszewski, A. W., & Simmons, Z. L. (2007). Rapid endocrine responses of young men to social interactions with young women. Hormones and Behavior, 52, 326-333. [PDF]