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  • Leca, Jean-Baptiste (University of Chicago PressArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Abstract not available
  • Netelenbos, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L.; Li, Fangfang; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2018)
    Executive function (EF) and language learning play a prominent role in early childhood development. Empirical research continues to point to a concurrent relation between these two faculties. What has been given little ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of LethbridgeArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Behavioural genetics is about partitioning the sources of individual differences in any trait that can be measured reliably. The fundamental question is how much of the observed variability in a given trait can be explained ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A. (University of California eScholarshipArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    This paper evaluates the development of behaviour from the viewpoint of the intelligent and learning dependent cephalopod mollusks as a contrast to that of mammals. They have a short lifespan, commonly one to two years, ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L.; Harris, Grant T.; Quinsey, V. L.; Rice, M. E. (American Psychological AssociationArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-01)
    The Causes of Rape: Understanding Individual Differences in Male Propensity for Sexual Aggression examines why some men are prone to rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a comprehensive review ...
  • Harris, Grant T.; Rice, M. E.; Hilton, N. Z.; Lalumière, Martin L.; Quinsey, V. L. (Guilford PressArts and SciencePsychologyMental Health Centre PenetanguisheneUniversity of LethbridgeQueen's University, 2007-02)
    Sexual behavior is closely associated with delinquency and crime. Although psychopaths, by definition, have many short-term sexual relationships, it has not been shown that sexuality is a core aspect of psychopathy. A ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Barrett, Louise; Greeff, Jaco M.; Henzi, Peter; Perrett, David I.; Wadee, Ahmed A. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of PretoriaUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of St. AndrewsUniversity of the Witwatersrand, 2007)
    Three adaptive hypotheses have been proposed to explain the link between the human leucocyte antigen (HLA) genes, health measures and facial attractiveness: inbreeding avoidance, heterozygote advantage and frequency-dependent ...
  • Seto, M. C.; Lalumière, Martin L. (GuilfordArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Research and clinical practice in the area of juvenile sexual offending has advanced considerably over the last decade, and the newly revised second edition of this authoritative work brings the field fully up to date. ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (University of LethbridgeArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    People are fascinated by criminals, especially clever criminals who have the ability to con others. The most vicious offenders are often the subjects of movies and true-crime books. Canadian Paul Bernardo, for example, ...
  • Barclay, Pat; Lalumière, Martin L. (Transaction Publishers [Springer as of February 2007]Arts and SciencePsychologyMcMaster UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-03)
    The evolution of reciprocal altruism probably involved the evolution of mechanisms to detect cheating and remember cheaters. In a well-known study, Mealey, Daood, and Krage (1996) observed that participants had enhanced ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A.; Anderson, Roland C. (Inter ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeSeattle Aquarium, 2007)
    This paper first explores 3 philosophical bases for attitudes to invertebrates, Contractarian/Kantian, Utilitarian, and Rights-based, and what they lead us to conclude about how we use and care for these animals. We next ...
  • Barrett, Louise; Pollet, Thomas V.; Stulp, Gert (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2015)
    [No abstract available]
  • Kuba, Michael J.; Byrne, Ruth A.; Meisel, Daniela V.; Mather, Jennifer A. (University of California eScholarshipArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyKoran Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition ResearchUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Despite the huge numbers of studies published on the learning of cephalopod mollusks, studies on non-associative learning are scarce. We tested non-associative learning (habituation) and exploration in Octopus vulgaris in ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Greeff, Jaco M.; Barrett, Louise; Henzi, Peter (Academy of Science of South AfricaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of PretoriaUniversity of St. AndrewsUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal, 2009)
    Previous studies on facial recognition have considered widely separated populations, both geographically and culturally, making it hard to disentangle effects of familiarity with an ability to identify ethnic groups per ...
  • Gómez, Francisco R.; Semenyna, Scott W.; Court, Lucas; Vasey, Paul L. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2018)
    Male androphilia (i.e., male sexual attraction to other adult males) is known to cluster within families. Some studies demonstrate that male androphilia clusters in both the paternal and maternal familial lines, whereas ...
  • Barrett, Louise; Pollet, Thomas V.; Stulp, Gert (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeVrije Universiteit AmsterdamLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2014)
    Does evolutionary theorizing have a rold in psychology? This is a more contentious issue than one might imagine, given that, as evolved creatures, the answer must surely be yes. The contested nature of evolutionary ...
  • Barrett, Louise; Pollet, Thomas V.; Stulp, Gert (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeVU University AmsterdamLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2014)
    Does evolutionary theorizing have a role in psychology?This is a more contentious issue than one might imagine, given that, as evolved creatures, the answer must surely be yes. The contested nature of evolutionary psychology ...
  • Leonard, Carrie A.; Williams, Robert J.; Vokey, John (OMICS Publishing GroupHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Objective: Gambling fallacies are believed to be etiologically related to the development of problem gambling. However, this evidence is tenuous due to the lack of consensus on which things constitute gambling fallacies ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Mills, Kelly J.; Genee, Inge; Li, Fangfang; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla A.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (FrontiersArts and ScienceEducationDepartment of KinesiologyDepartment of Modern LanguagesDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Executive Function (EF) refers to important socio-emotional and cognitive skills that are known to be highly correlated with both academic and life success. EF is a blanket term that is considered to include self-regulation, ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A.; Leite, Tatiana S.; Batista, Allan T. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande de Nortehttps://doi.org/10.1093/czoolo/58.4.597, 2012)
    Prey choice is often evaluated at the species or population level. Here, we analyzed the diet of octopuses of different populations with the aim to assess the importance of individual feeding habits as a factor affecting ...