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2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Introduction: Five Evolutionary Principles for Understanding Cancer

Nesse, R., Feb 14 2017, Ecology and Evolution of Cancer. Elsevier Inc., p. xv-xxi

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neoplasms
Neoplasms
3 Citations (Scopus)

Lay theories and metaphors of health and illness

Hauser, D. J., Nesse, R. & Schwarz, N., Jul 14 2017, The Science of Lay Theories: How Beliefs Shape Our Cognition, Behavior, and Health. Springer International Publishing, p. 341-354 14 p.

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Metaphor
Health
Lay
Illness
2016
17 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary Origins and Functions of the Stress Response System

Nesse, R., Bhatnagar, S. & Ellis, B., Mar 30 2016, Stress: Concepts, Cognition, Emotion, and Behavior: Handbook of Stress. Elsevier, p. 95-101 7 p.

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History
Costs and Cost Analysis
Physiological Stress
Genetic Selection
Phylogeny
2015
14 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary Psychology and Mental Health

Nesse, R., Sep 8 2015, The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. John Wiley and Sons Ltd., p. 903-927 25 p.

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Mental Disorders
Mental Health
Psychology
Value of Life
Panic Disorder
2013

Is depression an adaptation?

Nesse, R. M., Oct 15 2013, Depression: The Science of Mental Health. Taylor and Francis, Vol. 6. p. 182-189 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Depression
Aptitude
Foster Home Care
Motivation
Conflict (Psychology)
2012

Natural selection and the elusiveness of happiness

Nesse, R., Mar 22 2012, The Science of Well-Being. Oxford University Press

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Happiness
Genetic Selection
Emotions
Brain
Religion
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evolution: A basic science for medicine

Nesse, R., Jan 1 2011, Pragmatic Evolution: Applications of Evolutionary Theory. Cambridge University Press, p. 107-114 8 p.

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medicine
Medicine
Biological Sciences
physicians
public health
11 Citations (Scopus)

Social selection and the origins of culture

Nesse, R., Jan 1 2011, Evolution, Culture, and the Human Mind. Taylor and Francis, p. 137-150 14 p.

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2010
26 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary Origins and Functions of the Stress Response

Nesse, R., Bhatnagar, S. & Young, E. A., 2010, Encyclopedia of Stress. Elsevier Inc., p. 965-970 6 p.

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Costs and Cost Analysis
2009
2 Citations (Scopus)

How can evolution and neuroscience help us understand moral capacities?

Nesse, R., 2009, The Moral Brain: Essays on the Evolutionary and Neuroscientific Aspects of Morality. Springer Netherlands, p. 201-209 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neurosciences
Hand
History
8 Citations (Scopus)

Runaway social selection for displays of partner value and altruism

Nesse, R., 2009, The Moral Brain: Essays on the Evolutionary and Neuroscientific Aspects of Morality. Springer Netherlands, p. 211-231 21 p.

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Homeless Youth
Altruism
Social Behavior
Theoretical Models
2007
3 Citations (Scopus)

Darwinian medicine: What evolutionary medicine offers to endothelium researchers

Nesse, R. & Weder, A. B., Jan 1 2007, Endothelial Biomedicine. Cambridge University Press, Vol. 9780521853767. p. 122-128 7 p.

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Medicine
Endothelium
Research Personnel
Genetic Selection
Population Genetics
2000
5 Citations (Scopus)

Natural selection, mental modules and intelligence

Nesse, R., 2000, Novartis Foundation Symposium. Vol. 233. p. 96-104 9 p. (Novartis Foundation Symposium; vol. 233).

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Genetic Selection
Intelligence
Hope
Religious Philosophies
Antidotes