Martie G.Haselton, Ph.D. | University of California, Los Angeles


Papers

Copies of selected papers are provided as reprints for your personal use. If you would like a copy of a paper that is not available as a PDF file on this web site, please email me. I can send most other papers to you electronically or via post.

Selected Publications

  • Gildersleeve, K., Haselton, M. G., & Fales, M. (in press). Do Women’s Mate Preferences Change across the Ovulatory Cycle? A Meta-analytic Review. Psychological Bulletin. Corrected Proofs: Download PDF. Supplementary Material
  • Holbrook, C., Galperin, A., Fessler, D. M. T., Johnson, K. L., Bryant, G. A., Haselton, M. G. (in press). If looks could kill: Anger judgments are informed by affordances for doing harm. Emotion. Download DOC
  • Johnson, D. D. P., Blumstein, D. T., Fowler, J. H., & Haselton, M. G. (in press). The evolution of error: Error management, cognitive constraints, and adaptive decision-making biases. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 10.1016/j.tree.2013.05.014 Download PDF
  • Galperin, A., Fessler, D. M. T., Haselton, M. G., & Johnson, K. L. (2013). Seeing storms behind the clouds: Biases in the attribution of anger. Evolution & Human Behavior. Download PDF 
  • Gilderleeve, K. L., DeBruine, L. Haselton, M. G., Frederick, D. A., Penton-Voak, I. S., Jones, B. C., & Perrett, D. I., (in press). Shifts in women’s mate preferences across the ovulatory cycle: A critique of Harris (2011) and Harris (2012), Sex Roles. Download PDF
  • Griskevicius, V., Haselton, M. G., & Ackerman, J. (in press). Evolution and close relationships. J. Simpson & J. Dovidio (Eds.). APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology. American Psychological Association Press. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. & Galperin, A. (2013). Error management in relationships. In J. A. Simpson & L. Campbell (Eds.). Handbook of Close Relationships. Oxford University Press. (234-254). Download PDF 
  • Hahn-Holbrook, J., Haselton, M. G., Dunkel Schetter, C., & Glynn, L. (2013). Does breastfeeding offer protection against maternal depressive symptomatology? A prospective study from pregnancy to two years after birth. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 16, 411-422. Download PDF
  • Hahn-Holbrook, J., Dunkel Schetter, C., & Haselton, M. G. (2013). Maternal health advantages and disadvantages of breastfeeding. To appear in M. Spiers, P. Geller, & J. Kloss (Eds). Women’s Health Psychology. New Jersey: Wiley. (pp. 414-439). Download PDF
  • Galperin, A., Haselton, M. G., Frederick, D. A., Poore, J., von Hippel, W., Gonzaga, G., & Buss, D. M. (in press). Sexual regret: Evidence for evolved sex differences. Archives of Sexual Behavior. Download PDF
  • Larson, C. M., Haselton, M. G., Pillsworth, E. G., & Gildersleeve, K. (2013). Changes in women’s feelings about their romantic relationships across the ovulatory cycle. Hormones and Behavior, 63, 128-135. Download PDF.
  • Gildersleeve, K., Haselton, M. G., Larson, C., & Pillsworth, E. G. (2012). Body odor attractiveness as a cue of impending ovulation in women: Evidence from a study using hormone-confirmed ovulation. Hormones and Behavior, 61, 157-166. Download PDF
  • Larson, C., Pillsworth, E. G., & Haselton, M. G. (2012). Ovulatory shifts in women’s attractions to primary partners and other men: Further evidence of the importance of primary partner sexual attractiveness. PLoS one, 7(9): e44456. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044456. Download PDF
  • Galperin, A. & Haselton, M. G. (2012). Error management and the evolution of cognitive bias. To appear in J. P. Forgas, K. Fiedler, & C. Sedikedes (Eds.), Social Thinking and Interpersonal Behavior. (pp. 45-64). New York: Psychology Press. Download DOC
  • Hahn-Holbrook, J. Holbrook, C. & Haselton, M. G., (2011). Parental precaution: Neurobiologial means and adaptive ends. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 35, 1052-1066. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. & Gildersleeve, K. (2011). Can men detect ovulation? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 87-92. Download PDF
  • Lieberman, D., Pillsworth, E. G., & Haselton, M. G. (2011). Kin affiliation across the ovulatory cycle: Females avoid fathers when fertile. Psychological Science, 22, 13-18. Download PDF
  • DeBruine, L., Jones, B. C., Frederick, D. A., Haselton, M. G., Penton-Voak, I., & Perrett, D. A. (2010). Evidence for menstrual cycle shifts in women’s preferences for masculinity: A response to Harris (in press) “Menstrual Cycle and Facial Preferences Reconsidered.” Evolutionary Psychology, 8, 768-775. Download PDF
  • Galperin, A. & Haselton, M. G. (2010). Predictors of how often and when people fall in love. Evolutionary Psychology, 8, 5-28. Download PDF
  • Bryant, G. A., & Haselton, M. G. (2009). Vocal cues of ovulation in human females. Biology Letters, 5, 12-15. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G., Bryant, G. A., Wilke, A., Frederick, D. A., Galperin, A., Frankenhuis, W., & Moore, T. (2009). Adaptive rationality: An evolutionary perspective on cognitive bias. Social Cognition, 27, 733-763. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G., & Buss, D. M. (2009). Error management theory and the evolution of misbeliefs. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 522-523. Download PDF
  • Lieberman, D. L., Haselton, M. G., & von Hippel, W. (2009). Kin selection. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships: Vol. 2 (pp. 954-957). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Download PDF
  • Andrews, P. W., & Gangestad, S. W., Miller, G. F., Haselton, M. G., Thornhill, R., & Neale, M. C. (2008). Sex differences in detecting sexual infidelity: Results of a maximum likelihood method for analyzing the sensitivity of sex differences to underreporting. Human Nature, 19, 347-373. Download PDF
  • Durante, K. M., Li, N. P., & Haselton, M. G. (2008). Changes in women’s choice of dress across the ovulatory cycle: Naturalistic and laboratory task-based evidence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 1451-1460. Download PDF
  • Gonzaga, G. & Haselton, M. G. (2008). The evolution of love and long-term bonds. In J. P. Forgas & J. Fitness (Eds). Social Relationships: Cognitive, Affective, and Motivational Processes. (pp. 39-54). New York: Psychology Press.
  • Gonzaga, G., Haselton, M. G., Smurda, J., Davies, M. S., & Poore, J. C. (2008). Love, desire, and the suppression of thoughts of romantic alternatives. Evolution and Human Behavior, 29, 119-126. Download PDF
  • Frederick, D. A. & Haselton, M. G. (2007). Why is muscularity sexy? Tests of the fitness-indicator hypothesis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 1167-1183. Download PDF
  • Frederick, D. A., Buchanan, G. M., Sadeghi-Azar, L., Peplau, L. A., Haselton, M. G., Berezovskaya, A., & Lipinski, R. E. (2007). Desiring the muscular ideal: Men’s body satisfaction in the United States, Ukraine, and Ghana. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 8, 103-107. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. (2007). Error management theory. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.),Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 311-312). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G., Mortezaie, M., Pillsworth, E. G., Bleske-Recheck, A. E., & Frederick, D. A. (2007). Ovulation and human female ornamentation: Near ovulation, women dress to impress. Hormones and Behavior, 51, 40-45. Download PDF
  • von Hippel, W. & Haselton, M. G. (2007). Kin selection. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (Vol. 2, p. 519). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Download PDF
  • von Hippel, W., Haselton, M. G., Forgas, J. P. (2007). Evolutionary psychology and social thinking: History, issues, and prospects. In J. P. Forgas, M. G. Haselton, & W. von Hippel (Eds.), Evolutionary psychology and social cognition. New York: Psychology Press. Download PDF
  • Barrett, H. C., Frederick, D. A., Haselton, M. G., & Kurzban, R. (2006). Can manipulations of cognitive load be used to test evolutionary hypotheses? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91(3), 513-518. Download PDF
  • Gangestad, S. G., Haselton, M. G., & Buss, D. M. (2006). Evolutionary foundations of cultural variation: Evoked culture and mate preferences. Target Article: Psychological Inquiry, 17(2), 75-95. Download PDF | ARTICLE COMMENTARIES Download PDF | AUTHORS' RESPONSE Download PDF
  • Gangestad, S. W., Haselton, M. G., & Buss, D. M. (2006). Toward an integrative understanding of evoked and transmitted culture: The importance of specialized psychological design. Psychological Inquiry, 2, 138-151. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. & Funder, D. (2006). The evolution of accuracy and bias in social judgment. In M. Schaller, D. T. Kenrick, & J. A. Simpson (Eds.), Evolution and social psychology. (pp. 15-37). New York: Psychology Press. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. & Gangestad, S. W. (2006). Conditional expression of women’s desires and men’s mate guarding across the ovulatory cycle. Hormones and Behavior, 49, 509-518. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M.G. & Ketelaar, T. (2006). Irrational emotions or emotional wisdom? The evolutionary psychology of emotions and behavior. In J. P. Forgas (Ed.), Hearts and minds: Hearts and minds: Affective influences on social cognition and behavior (pp. 21-40). New York: Psychology Press. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. & Miller, G. F. (2006). Women’s fertility across the cycle increases the short-term attractiveness of creative intelligence compared to wealth. Human Nature, 17, 50-73. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. & Nettle, D. (2006). The paranoid optimist: An integrative evolutionary model of cognitive biases. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 10(1), 47-66. Download PDF
  • Kurzban, R. & Haselton, M. G. (2006). Making hay out of straw: Real and imagined debates in evolutionary psychology. In J. Barkow (Ed.), Missing the revolution: Evolutionary perspectives on culture and society. New York: Oxford University Press. Download PDF
  • Pillsworth, E. G. & Haselton, M. G. (2006). Women’s sexual strategies: The evolution of long-term bonds and extra-pair sex. Annual Review of Sex Research, 17, 59-100. Download PDF
  • Pillsworth, E. G. & Haselton, M. G. (2006). Male sexual attractiveness predicts differential ovulatory shifts in female extra-pair attraction and male mate retention. Evolution and Human Behavior, 27, 247-258. Download PDF
  • Buss, D. M. & Haselton, M. G. (2005). The evolution of jealousy: A response to Buller. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9(11). 506-507. Download PDF
  • Frederick, D. A., Fessler, D. M. T., & Haselton, M. G. (2005). Do representations of male muscularity differ in men's and women's magazines? Body Image, 2, 81-86. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G., Buss, D. M., Oubaid, V. & Angleitner, A. (2005). Sex, lies, and strategic interference: The psychology of deception between the sexes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 3-23. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G., Nettle, D. & Andrews, P.W. (2005). The evolution of cognitive bias. In D. M. Buss (Ed.), Handbook of evolutionary psychology (pp. 724-746). Hoboken: Wiley. Download PDF
  • Pillsworth, E. G. & Haselton, M. G. (2005). The evolution of coupling. Psychological Inquiry, 16, 98-104. Download PDF
  • Pillsworth, E. G., Haselton, M. G., & Buss, D. M. (2004). Ovulatory shifts in female sexual desire.The Journal of Sex Research, 41, 55-65. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. (2003). The sexual overperception bias: Evidence of a systematic bias in men from a survey of naturally occurring events. Journal of Research in Personality, 37, 34-47. Download PDF
  • Reprinted in D. C. Funder & D. J. Ozer (2004). Pieces of the personality puzzle (pp. 183-191). New York: Norton.
  • Haselton, M. G. & Buss, D. M. (2003). Biases in social judgment: Design flaws or design features? In J. Forgas, K. Williams, & B. von Hippel (Eds.), Responding to the social world: Implicit and explicit processes in social judgments and decisions. New York, NY: Cambridge. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. & Buss, D. M. (2001). The affective shift hypothesis: The functions of emotional changes following sexual intercourse. Personal Relationships, 8, 357-369. Download PDF
  • DeKay, W. T., Haselton, M. G., & Kirkpatrick, L. A. (2000). Reversing figure and ground in the rationality debate. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 670-671.
  • Haselton M. G. & Buss, D. M. (2000). Error management theory: A new perspective on biases in cross-sex mind reading. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 81-91. Download PDF
  • Reprinted in D. Kenrick & C. Luce (2004). The functional mind: Readings in evolutionary psychology (pp. 110-129). Needham Heights: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Buss, D. M., Haselton, M. G., Shackelford, T. K., Bleske, A. L. & Wakefield, J. (1999). Interactionism, flexibility, and inferences about the Past. American Psychologist, 54, 443-445.
  • Buss, D. M., Haselton, M. G., Shackelford, T. K., Bleske, A. L. & Wakefield, J. (1998). Adaptations, exaptations, & spandrels. American Psychologist, 53, 533-548.
  • Derks, P. L., Staley, R. E., & Haselton, M. G. (1998). "Sense" of humor: Perception, intelligence, or expertise? In Ruch, W. (Ed.), "Sense of humor": Explorations of a personality characteristic. Mouton de Gruyter, Germany.

Popular Press Articles, Reprinted Articles, Book Reviews, Commentaries, and Newsletter Articles

  • Lieberman, D. L. & Haselton, M. G. (2009, May). Darwinian psychology: Where the present meets the past. Contribution to Evolutionary Theory and Psychology, in commemoration of Darwin’s 200th birthday. Psychological Science Agenda, 23, 5.
  • Haselton, M. G. (2006). How to pick a perfect mate. New Scientist, 190, 36-37. Reprinted as Haselton, M. G. (2007, February). How to pick a perfect mate. Reader’s Digest (Australia/New Zealand). Reprinted as Haselton, M. G., (2006, May 28). Sexual attraction: the magic formula. The Sunday Times (London). Reprinted as Haselton, M. G. (2006, June 1). Secrets of sexual attraction: Science finds the surprising truths about dating. New York Post. Download PDF
  • Haselton, M. G. (2006). Looking for the right mate? Just follow your nose. UCLA Today, 26 (15), 7.
  • Haselton, M. G. (2004). The sexual overperception bias: Evidence of a systematic bias in men from a survey of naturally occurring events. In D. C. Funder & D. J. Ozer (Eds.), Pieces of the personality puzzle (pp. 183-191). New York: Norton. [Reprinted from Journal of Research in Personality, 37, 43-47].
  • Haselton M. G. & Buss, D. M. (2004). Error management theory: A new perspective on biases in cross-sex mind reading. In D. T. Kenrick, (Ed.) The functional mind: Readings in evolutionary psychology. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon [Reprinted from the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 81-91.]
  • Buss, D. M., Haselton, M. G., Shackelford, T. K., Bleske, A. L., & Wakefield, J. C. (2003). Adaptations, exaptations, and spandrels. In D. Levitin (Ed.), Thinking about thinking. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press [Reprinted from American Psychologist, 53, 533-548].
  • DeKay, W.T., Haselton, M. G., & Kirkpatrick, L. A. (2000). Reversing figure and ground in the rationality debate. Commentary on Stanovich & West (2000) Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 670-671.
  • Shackelford, T. K. & Haselton, M. G. (1997). Evolutionary psychiatry: A new beginning. Review of Evolutionary psychiatry by A. Stevens & J. Price. Politics and the Life Sciences, 2, 25-27.
  • Kirkpatrick, L. A. & Haselton, M. G. (1996). What is (and isn’t) evolutionary psychology? International Society for the Study of Personal Relationships Bulletin, 13, 4-8.

Books

  • Forgas, J. P., Haselton, M. G., & von Hippel, W. (Eds.) (2007). Evolutionary psychology and social cognition New York: Psychology Press. List of contributors and abstracts.

Martie G. Haselton Ph.D.

Martie G. Haselton, Ph.D..

Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
Psychology, Communication Studies, and Institute for Society and Genetics       
2303 Rolfe Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1538

Phone: (310) 206-7445
Email: haselton@ucla.edu 
Twitter: @haselton

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