Douglas Kenrick

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  • 9427 Citations
  • 46 h-Index
1976 …2020

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2020

Family Matters: Rethinking the Psychology of Human Social Motivation

Ko, A., Pick, C. M., Kwon, J. Y., Barlev, M., Krems, J. A., Varnum, M. E. W., Neel, R., Peysha, M., Boonyasiriwat, W., Brandstätter, E., Crispim, A. C., Cruz, J. E., David, D., David, O. A., de Felipe, R. P., Fetvadjiev, V. H., Fischer, R., Galdi, S., Galindo, O., Golovina, G. & 27 others, Gomez-Jacinto, L., Graf, S., Grossmann, I., Gul, P., Hamamura, T., Han, S., Hitokoto, H., Hřebíčková, M., Johnson, J. L., Karl, J. A., Malanchuk, O., Murata, A., Na, J., O, J., Rizwan, M., Roth, E., Salgado, S. A. S., Samoylenko, E., Savchenko, T., Sevincer, A. T., Stanciu, A., Suh, E. M., Talhelm, T., Uskul, A. K., Uz, I., Zambrano, D. & Kenrick, D. T., Jan 1 2020, In : Perspectives on Psychological Science. 15, 1, p. 173-201 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2019

Is Nothing Sacred? Religion, Sex, and Reproductive Strategies

Moon, J. W., Krems, J. A., Cohen, A. B. & Kenrick, D. T., Aug 1 2019, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 28, 4, p. 361-365 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2018

The behavioral ecology of cultural psychological variation

Sng, O., Neuberg, S., Varnum, M. & Kenrick, D., Oct 2018, In : Psychological review. 125, 5, p. 714-743 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2017

Evolution and human motivation: A fundamental motives framework

Schaller, M., Kenrick, D., Neel, R. & Neuberg, S., Jun 1 2017, In : Social and Personality Psychology Compass. 11, 6, e12319.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Individual Perceptions of Self-Actualization: What Functional Motives Are Linked to Fulfilling One’s Full Potential?

Krems, J. A., Kenrick, D. & Neel, R., Sep 1 2017, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 43, 9, p. 1337-1352 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Self-Actualization, Human Nature, and Global Social Problems: I. Foundations

Kenrick, D., Oct 27 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Society. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The crowded life is a slow life: Population density and life history strategy

Sng, O., Neuberg, S., Varnum, M. & Kenrick, D., May 2017, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 112, 5, p. 736-754 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2016

Women selectively guard their (desirable) mates from ovulating women

Krems, J. A., Neel, R., Neuberg, S., Puts, D. A. & Kenrick, D., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 110, 4, p. 551-573 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2015

Individual Differences in Fundamental Social Motives

Neel, R., Kenrick, D., White, A. E. & Neuberg, S., Sep 14 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

Is She Angry? (Sexually Desirable) Women “See” Anger on Female Faces

Krems, J. A., Neuberg, S., Filip-Crawford, G. & Kenrick, D., Nov 1 2015, In : Psychological Science. 26, 11, p. 1655-1663 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2013

Beauty at the Ballot Box: Disease Threats Predict Preferences for Physically Attractive Leaders

White, A. E., Kenrick, D. & Neuberg, S., Dec 2013, In : Psychological Science. 24, 12, p. 2429-2436 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Evolutionary consumer psychology: Ask not what you can do for biology, but...

Kenrick, D., Saad, G. & Griskevicius, V., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Consumer Psychology. 23, 3, p. 404-409 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

From the bedroom to the budget deficit: Mate competition changes men's attitudes toward economic redistribution

White, A. E., Kenrick, D., Neel, R. & Neuberg, S., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 105, 6, p. 924-940 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Fundamental motives: How evolutionary needs influence consumer behavior

Griskevicius, V. & Kenrick, D., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Consumer Psychology. 23, 3, p. 372-386 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

127 Scopus citations

Men and Women Are Only as Different as They Look!

Kenrick, D., Jul 1 2013, In : Psychological Inquiry. 24, 3, p. 202-206 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket: Life-History Strategies, Bet Hedging, and Diversification

White, A. E., Li, Y. J., Griskevicius, V., Neuberg, S. & Kenrick, D., May 2013, In : Psychological Science. 24, 5, p. 715-722 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2012

Economic decision biases and fundamental motivations: How mating and self-protection alter loss aversion

Li, Y. J., Kenrick, D., Griskevicius, V. & Neuberg, S., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 102, 3, p. 550-561 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

The world's (truly) oldest profession: Social influence in evolutionary perspective

Sundie, J. M., Cialdini, R. B., Griskevicius, V. & Kenrick, D., Jul 1 2012, In : Social Influence. 7, 3, p. 134-153 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

When nasty breeds nice: Threats of violence amplify agreeableness at national, individual, and situational levels

White, A. E., Kenrick, D., Li, Y. J., Mortensen, C. R., Neuberg, S. & Cohen, A., Oct 1 2012, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 103, 4, p. 622-634 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Who expressed what emotion? Men grab anger, women grab happiness

Neel, R., Becker, D., Neuberg, S. & Kenrick, D., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 48, 2, p. 583-586 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2011

Peacocks, Porsches, and Thorstein Veblen: Conspicuous Consumption as a Sexual Signaling System

Sundie, J. M., Kenrick, D., Griskevicius, V., Tybur, J. M., Vohs, K. D. & Beal, D. J., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 100, 4, p. 664-680 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

209 Scopus citations

Signal detection on the battlefield: Priming self-protection vs. revenge-mindedness differentially modulates the detection of enemies and allies

Becker, D., Mortensen, C. R., Ackerman, J. M., Shapiro, J. R., Anderson, U. S., Sasaki, T., Maner, J. K., Neuberg, S. & Kenrick, D., Sep 1 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 9, e23929.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2010

Goal-driven cognition and functional behavior: The fundamental-motives framework

Kenrick, D., Neuberg, S., Griskevicius, V., Becker, D. & Schaller, M., 2010, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 19, 1, p. 63-67 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Scopus citations

Infection breeds reticence: The effects of disease salience on self-perceptions of personality and behavioral avoidance tendencies

Mortensen, C. R., Becker, D., Ackerman, J. M., Neuberg, S. & Kenrick, D., Apr 29 2010, In : Psychological Science. 21, 3, p. 440-447 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

125 Scopus citations

I only have eyes for you: Ovulation redirects attention (but not memory) to attractive men

Anderson, U. S., Perea, E. F., Becker, D., Ackerman, J. M., Shapiro, J. R., Neuberg, S. & Kenrick, D., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 46, 5, p. 804-808 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Mating competitors increase religious beliefs

Li, Y. J., Cohen, A., Weeden, J. & Kenrick, D., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 46, 2, p. 428-431 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

More Memory Bang for the Attentional Buck: Self-Protection Goals Enhance Encoding Efficiency for Potentially Threatening Males

Vaughn Becker, D., Anderson, U. S., Neuberg, S. L., Maner, J. K., Shapiro, J. R., Ackerman, J. M., Schaller, M. & Kenrick, D. T., 2010, In : Social Psychological and Personality Science. 1, 2, p. 182-189 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Pyramid power: A reply to commentaries

Schaller, M., Neuberg, S., Griskevicius, V. & Kenrick, D., May 2010, In : Perspectives on Psychological Science. 5, 3, p. 335-337 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Renovating the pyramid of needs: Contemporary extensions built upon ancient foundations

Kenrick, D., Griskevicius, V., Neuberg, S. & Schaller, M., May 2010, In : Perspectives on Psychological Science. 5, 3, p. 292-314 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

423 Scopus citations

When Adaptations Go Awry: Functional and Dysfunctional Aspects of Social Anxiety

Maner, J. K. & Kenrick, D., Dec 20 2010, In : Social Issues and Policy Review. 4, 1, p. 111-142 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2009

Aggress to Impress: Hostility as an Evolved Context-Dependent Strategy

Griskevicius, V., Tybur, J. M., Gangestad, S. W., Perea, E. F., Shapiro, J. R. & Kenrick, D., May 1 2009, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 96, 5, p. 980-994 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

173 Scopus citations

A pox on the mind: Disjunction of attention and memory in the processing of physical disfigurement

Ackerman, J. M., Becker, D., Mortensen, C. R., Sasaki, T., Neuberg, S. & Kenrick, D., May 1 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 45, 3, p. 478-485 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Scopus citations

Cooperative courtship: Helping friends raise and raze relationship barriers

Ackerman, J. M. & Kenrick, D., Oct 1 2009, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 35, 10, p. 1285-1300 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Deep rationality: The evolutionary economics of decision making

Kenrick, D., Griskevicius, V., Sundie, J. M., Li, N. P., Li, Y. J. & Neuberg, S., Oct 2009, In : Social Cognition. 27, 5, p. 764-785 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations

Fear and loving in las vegas: Evolution, emotion, and persuasion

Griskevicius, V., Goldstein, N. J., Mortensen, C. R., Sundie, J. M., Cialdini, R. B. & Kenrick, D. T., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Marketing Research. 46, 3, p. 384-395 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

130 Scopus citations

Following in the wake of anger: When not discriminating is discriminating

Shapiro, J. R., Ackerman, J. M., Neuberg, S., Maner, J. K., Becker, D. & Kenrick, D., Oct 1 2009, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 35, 10, p. 1356-1367 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2008

Religious attendance as reproductive support

Weeden, J., Cohen, A. & Kenrick, D., Sep 1 2008, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 29, 5, p. 327-334 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations

The costs of benefits: Help-refusals highlight key trade-offs of social life

Ackerman, J. M. & Kenrick, D., May 1 2008, In : Personality and Social Psychology Review. 12, 2, p. 118-140 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
2007

Adaptive allocation of attention: effects of sex and sociosexuality on visual attention to attractive opposite-sex faces

Duncan, L. A., Park, J. H., Faulkner, J., Schaller, M., Neuberg, S. & Kenrick, D., Sep 1 2007, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 28, 5, p. 359-364 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Blatant Benevolence and Conspicuous Consumption: When Romantic Motives Elicit Strategic Costly Signals

Griskevicius, V., Tybur, J. M., Sundie, J. M., Cialdini, R. B., Miller, G. F. & Kenrick, D., Jul 2007, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 93, 1, p. 85-102 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

324 Scopus citations

Is friendship akin to kinship?

Ackerman, J. M., Kenrick, D. & Schaller, M., Sep 1 2007, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 28, 5, p. 365-374 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

The confounded nature of angry men and happy women

Becker, D., Kenrick, D., Neuberg, S., Blackwell, K. C. & Smith, D. M., Feb 1 2007, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 92, 2, p. 179-190 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

227 Scopus citations
2006

Ecological variability and religious beliefs

Cohen, A., Kenrick, D. & Li, Y. J., Dec 1 2006, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Going along versus going alone: When fundamental motives facilitate strategic (non)conformity

Griskevicius, V., Goldstein, N. J., Mortensen, C. R., Cialdini, R. B. & Kenrick, D., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 91, 2, p. 281-294 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

200 Scopus citations

Peacocks, picasso, and parental investment: The effects of romantic motives on creativity

Griskevicius, V., Cialdini, R. B. & Kenrick, D., Jul 1 2006, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 91, 1, p. 63-76 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

152 Scopus citations

Sex differences in regret: All for love or some for lust?

Roese, N. J., Pennington, G. L., Coleman, J., Janicki, M., Li, N. P. & Kenrick, D., Jun 2006, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 32, 6, p. 770-780 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Sex similarities and differences in preferences for short-term mates: What, whether, and why

Li, N. P. & Kenrick, D., Mar 2006, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 90, 3, p. 468-489 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

319 Scopus citations

They all look the same to me (unless they're angry): From out-group homogeneity to out-group heterogeneity

Ackerman, J. M., Shapiro, J. R., Neuberg, S., Kenrick, D., Becker, D., Griskevicius, V., Maner, J. K. & Schaller, M., Oct 2006, In : Psychological Science. 17, 10, p. 836-840 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

210 Scopus citations
2005

Concentrating on beauty: Sexual selection and sociospatial memory

Becker, D., Kenrick, D., Guerin, S. & Maner, J. K., Dec 1 2005, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 31, 12, p. 1643-1652 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Functional projection: How fundamental social motives can bias interpersonal perception

Maner, J. K., Kenrick, D., Backer, D. V., Robertson, T. E., Hofer, B., Neuberg, S., Delton, A. W., Butner, J. & Schaller, M., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 88, 1, p. 63-78 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

277 Scopus citations