Evolution and Behaviour

Dickins, T. E., & Rahman, Q. (In press.) Ancestral primacy of same-sex behaviour does not explain its stable prevalence in modern populations. Nature Ecology & Evolution (uncorrected preprint available: https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/6fpz2)

Shuker, D.M., Barrett, L., Dickins, T.E., Scott-Phillips, T.C. & Barton, R.A. (2017.) General intelligence does not help us to understand cognitive evolution. (Commentary.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences, doi:10.1017/S0140525X16001771

Coall, D.A., Callan, A., Dickins, T.E., & Chisholm, J.S. (2015.) Prenatal Development: An Evolutionary Perspective. In: M. Lamb [Ed.] Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 57-105

Gray, J.M. & Dickins, T.E. (2014.) Suicide terrorism and post mortem benefits. (Commentary.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 269-270

Nettle, D., Dickins, T.E., Coall, D.A., & de Mornay Davies, P. (2013.) Patterns of physical and psychological development in future teenage mothers. Evolution, Medicine and Public Health; doi: 10.1093/emph/eot016

Dickins, T.E., Johns, S.E., & Chipman, A. (2012.) Teenage Pregnancy in the United Kingdom: A Behavioural Ecological Perspective. Journal of Social, Evolutionary and Cultural Psychology, 6 (3), 344-359

Dickins, T.E. (2011.) A Report on The Galton Institute 2011 Conference: Human and Primate Evolution. Galton Institute Newsletter, 77, 1-4

Coall, D.A., Dickins, T.E., & Nettle, D. (2011.) Antecedents of teenage pregnancy: using an evolutionary perspective in the search for mechanisms. In: A. Poiani (Ed.) Pragmatic Evolution: Applications of Evolutionary Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 167-187

Johns, S.E., Dickins. T.E., & Clegg, H.T. (2011.) Teenage Pregnancy and Motherhood: How might evolutionary theory inform policy? Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 9 (1), 3-19

Nettle, D., Coall, D.A., & Dickins, T.E. (2011.) Early life conditions and age at first pregnancy in British women. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B., 278, 1721-1727

Dickins, T.E. & Sandhu, S. (2010.) Gene-ecology interactions and psychological disorders. BioNews, 555

Sear, R. & Dickins, T.E. (2010.) The Generation Game is the Cooperation Game. (Commentary.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33, 34-35

Nettle, D., Coall, D.A., & Dickins, T.E. (2010.) Birthweight and paternal involvement affect the likelihood of teenage motherhood: Evidence from the British National Child Development Study. American Journal of Human Biology, 22, 172-179

Dickins, T.E. (2009.) Changes in Art: Market Forces or Evolution? Empirical Studies of the Arts, 27 (2), 159-165

Dickins, T.E. & Sergeant, M.T. (2009.) Two more things for consideration: Sexual orientation and conduct disorder. (Commentary.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 275

Dickins, T.E. & Sergeant, M.J.T. (2008.) Social Dominance and Sexual Orientation. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 6 (1), 57-71

Levene, R. & Dickins, T.E. (2008.) Sex-related invariance across cultures in an online role-playing game. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 6 (2), 141-148

Dickins, T.E., Sear, R., & Wells, A.J. (2007.) Mind the gap(s)…in theory, method and data: Re-examining Kanazawa (2006). British Journal of Health Psychology, 12, 167-178

Dickins, T.E. (2006.) Evolutionary Health Psychology. Health Psychology Update, 15 (1), 4-10

Dickins, T.E. (2005.) On sociosexual cognitive architecture. (Commentary.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28 (2), 280-281

Dickins, T.E. (2003.) What can evolutionary psychology tell us about cognitive architecture? History and Philosophy of Psychology, 5 (1), 1-16

Dickins, T.E. (2003.) General Symbol Machines: The first stage in the evolution of symbolic communication. Evolutionary Psychology, 1, 192-209

Dickins, T.E. & Dickins, D.W. (2002.) Is empirical imagination a constraint on adaptationist theory construction? (Commentary.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25 (4), 515-516

Dickins, T.E. (2002.) A Behaviourist’s Perspective on the Origins of Language. History and Philosophy of Psychology, 4 (1), 31-42

Dickins, T.E. (2001.) On the Origin of Symbols. Connexions, 5 (March), 2 – 18

Dickins, T.E. & Dickins, D.W. (2001.) Symbols, Stimulus Equivalence and the Origins of Language. Behavior and Philosophy, 29, 221-244

Dickins, T.E. & Levy, J.P. (2001.) Evolution, development and learning - a nested hierarchy? In: R.M. French & J.P. Sougné [Eds.] Connectionist Models of Learning, Development and Evolution: Proceedings of the Sixth Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop. London: Springer-Verlag

Dickins, T.E. (2000.) A'considered' evolutionary perspective on the 'glass ceiling'. Psychology, Evolution and Gender, 2 (2), 161-166

Dickins, T.E. (2000.) A sophisticated determinism. Psychology, Evolution and Gender, 2 (2), 174-184

Dickins, T.E. (2000.) A non-modular suggestion about the origin of symbols. In: Desalles, J-L & Ghadakpour, L. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd International Evolution of Language Conference. Paris: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications.

Dickins, T.E. (1998.) Words, Protolanguage and Mind. In: M.C. Chung [Ed.] Current Trends in the History and Philosophy of Psychology: Volume I. Leicester: The British Psychological Society Press.