Entries by Nicole Barbaro

Sexual Jealousy and Intimate Partner Violence Roundtable Event on October 19th

We hope you will join us for the Roundtable Seminar Series event Tuesday, October 19th 2021 at 10:00 – 11:15 am EST where Drs. David Buss, Janet Howard, and Todd Shackelford will engage in discussion, moderated by Dr. Elizabeth Pillsworth on the topic, “Sexual Jealousy and Intimate Partner Violence”. We’re looking forward to engaging with […]

Can Behavior and Personality Traits Signal Underlying Physiological Function?

by Nicholas Grebe   One of the most basic decisions facing organisms of all kinds concerns how to spend limited resources. Given that energy and effort—which encompasses both physiological and psychological processes—draw from a finite budget, how should an individual partition its investments between the fundamental activities of life? For instance, upon reaching maturity, to […]

Welcome (Back) to Detroit for #HBES2022!

Welcome to Detroit for HBES 2022! We are back!!! And we are thrilled to announce that we are planning for an in-person HBES 2022 conference in Detroit, Michigan! Aside from the invited and submitted program, there are numerous formal and informal opportunities for networking and learning about the latest developments within the human evolutionary sciences. […]

Does disgust change during the menstrual cycle?

by Karolina Milkowska   In periods when the body’s immunity is lowered or the risk of infection rises, people should show increased prophylactic behavior. It is assumed that the feeling of disgust is a mechanism that should protect against contact with the source of infection. The increased susceptibility of the organism to infections can be […]

The Cultural Evolution Society Invites Applications for Research Funding

The Cultural Evolution Society is running a funding scheme called Transforming the Field of Cultural Evolution and its Application to Global Human Futures, thanks to a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.   The scheme aims to transform the important, yet underfunded, field of cultural evolution. How our cultures evolve (including how information is transmitted, how people make decisions, and […]

Student and ECR Subsidies for EP Preconference at SPSP

HBES is sponsoring registration subsidies for the Evolutionary Psychology Preconference at SPSP 2022! Limited subsidies are available to cover preconference registration costs for some students and early career researchers with financial hardships. Apply by Nov-15! For details and how to apply, see the preconference website: https://ep2022.mystrikingly.com Questions? Reach out to one of the preconference organizers: […]

2.5 Year Post-Doc Department of Political Science, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University

The Department of Political Science, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for a postdoctoral position offering applicants the opportunity to join the research project “Exemplar Democracy (EXDEM) – Psychological Biases and the Impact of Exemplars on Factual Perceptions and Attributions of Government Responsibility”. The project is led by Associate Professor Lene Aarøe and funded by […]

The Evolution of Human Personality Roundtable Seminar Event on Sep. 27

We hope you will join us for the Roundtable Seminar Series event Monday, September 27th 2021 at 3:00 – 4:15 pm EST where Drs. David Schmitt, Aaron Lukaszewski, Julia Stern, & Alexander Weiss, will engage in discussion, moderated by Dr. Dario Maestripieri on the topic, “The Evolution of Human Personality”. We’re looking forward to engaging […]