Kevin MacDonald, Ph.D.

CSULB, Department of Psychology

Professional Résumé Kevin B. MacDonald

ACADEMIC HISTORY

Professional Activities

Editor of Population and Environment beginning with Volume 21, 1999-2000. Population and Environment is published by Human Sciences Press of Plenum Publishing Corp. Further information can be found at: 

Secretary-Archivist and member of the Executive Council of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, June, 1995-June, 2001. The Human Behavior and Evolution Society website is at: 

Editor of Human Behavior and Evolution Society Newsletter, 1997-1998; 1999.

Program co-chair of 1993 meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society.

Child Development editorial duties: Editorial Board under Gary Ladd, 1989-1994; Ad hoc reviewer under Larry Steinberg, 1995-2000.

CSULB Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award, 1994-1995

Publications

RELIGION AND ETHNIC RELATIONS

BOOKS
MacDonald, K. B. (1994). A People that Shall Dwell Alone: Judaism as a Group Evolutionary Strategy. Westport, CT: Praeger. 302 pages

MacDonald, K. B. (1998). Separation and Its Discontents: Toward an Evolutionary Theory of Anti-Semitism. Westport, CT: Praeger.

MacDonald, K. B. (1998). The Culture of Critique: An Evolutionary Analysis of Jewish Involvement in Twentieth-Century Intellectual and Political Movements. Westport, CT: Praeger.

MacDonald, K. B. (2002). The Culture of Critique: An Evolutionary Analysis of Jewish Involvement in Twentieth-Century Intellectual and Political Movements. Paperback edition of the 1998 Praeger edition, with a new preface. Bloomington, IN: 1stbooks Library.

MacDonald, K. B. (2002). A People that Shall Dwell Alone: Judaism as a Group Evolutionary Strategy, with Diaspora Peoples. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse. Reprint of the 1994 book with a section on other diaspora peoples.

MacDonald, K. B. (2004). Separation and Its Discontents: Toward an Evolutionary Theory of Anti-Semitism. Paperback edition of the 1998 Praeger edition, with a new preface. Bloomington, IN: 1stbooks Library.
 

PAPERS (beginning with online papers, then chronologically):

MacDonald, K. B. (1998). Jewish involvement in influencing United States immigration policy, 1881-1965: A historical review. Population and Environment, 19, 295-355. PDF File

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). Mitigating risk in Jewish groups. In F. Salter (Ed.) Risky Transactions, Kinship, and Ethnicity. Oxford and Providence: Berghahn Books, in press.

MacDonald, K. B. (1998). Indoctrination and group evolutionary strategies. In I. Eibl-Eibesfeldt & F. Salter (Eds.), Ideology, Warfare, and Indoctrinability. Oxford and Providence: Berghahn Books, pp. 345-368.

MacDonald, K. B. (1997). Misconceptions of Judaism. European Sociobiological Society Newsletter #46 (December), 3-5.

MacDonald, K. B. (1995). The Establishment and Maintenance of Socially Imposed Monogamy in Western Europe. (This article was the subject of commentaries by Laura Betzig, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, James A. Brundage, Ulrich Mueller, Frank Salter, John M. Strate, and David Sloan Wilson.) Politics and the Life Sciences, 14, 3-23.

MacDonald, K. B. (1995). Focusing on the Group: Further Issues Related to Western Monogamy. Politics and the Life Sciences, 14, 38-46. (This is my reply to the comments mentioned in the previous reference.)

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). Creating Evolutionarily Effective Groups: Judaism as a Case Study. In A. Somit & S. A. Peterson (Series Eds.) and V. Falger, P. Meyer, & J. van der Dennen (Volume Eds.), Research in Biopolitics, Vol. 6 pp. 137-158. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). The Intellectual Construction of Immigration Policy: An Evolutionary Perspective. In K. Thienpont & R. Cliquet (Eds.), In-group/Out-group Behaviour in Modern Societies, pp. 165-187. The Netherlands: NIDI CBGS Publications.

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). Group strategies of the early Jews. ASCAP Newsletter 12(5, May), 24-25.

MacDonald, K. B. (1991). On the concept of limited polygyny: A reply to Frost. Ethology and Sociobiology, 12, 169-177.

MacDonald, K. B. (1990). Mechanisms of sexual egalitarianism in Western Europe. Ethology and Sociobiology, 11, 195-238.

MacDonald, K. B. (1983). Production, social controls and ideology: Toward a sociobiology of the phenotype. Journal of Social and Biological Structures, 6, 297-317.

EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY

BOOKS
MacDonald, K. B. (Ed.) (1988). Sociobiological Perspectives on Human Development. New York: Springer-Verlag.

MacDonald, K. B. (1988). Social and Personality Development: An Evolutionary Synthesis. New York: Plenum. 314pp.

MacDonald, K. B. (Ed.). (1993). Parent-child Play: Descriptions and Implications. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Burgess, R. L. & MacDonald (Eds.) (2004). Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

PAPERS and REVIEWS (beginning with online material and then chronologically:

MacDonald, K., & Hershberger, S. (2005). Theoretical Issues in the Study of Evolution and Development. In R. Burgess and K. MacDonald (Eds.), Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development, 2nd edition, pp. 21–72. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Chiappe, D., & MacDonald, K. B. (2005). The Evolution of Domain-General Mechanisms in Intelligence and Learning. Journal of General Psychology, 132(1), 5–40.

MacDonald, K. B. (2000). Book Review Essay: The Numbers Game: Ethnic Conflict in the Contemporary World. Population and Environment, 21, 413-425.

MacDonald, K. B. & Geary, D. C. The Evolution of General Intelligence: Domain-General Cognitive Mechanisms and Human Adaptation. Paper presented at the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Amherst, MA, June 8, 2000. (Unpublished)

MacDonald, K. B. A New Paradigm for Evolutionary Psychology: The Centrality of Domain-General Mechanisms for Conceptualizing Human Adaptation. Review of Male, Female:The Evolution of Human Sex Differences by David C. Geary. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1998. Human Ethology Bulletin, in press.

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). An evolutionary perspective on human fertility. Population and Environment, 21(2), 223-246.

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). Love and Security of Attachment as Two Independent Systems Underlying Intimate Relationships. Journal of Family Psychology, 13(4), 482-495.

MacDonald, K. B. (1998). Evolution, Culture, and the Five-Factor Model. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 29, 119-149.

Lusk, J., MacDonald, K., & Newman, J. R. (1998). Resource Appraisals among Self, Friend and Leader: Implications for an Evolutionary Perspective on Individual Differences and a Resource/Reciprocity Perspective on Friendship. Personality and Individual Differences, in press.

MacDonald, K. B. (1998). Evolution and development. In A. Campbell & S. Muncer (Eds.), Social Development, (pp. 21-49). London: UCL Press.

MacDonald, K. B. (1997). The Coherence of Individual Development: An Evolutionary Perspective on Children's Internalization of Parental Values. In J. Grusec & L. Kuczynski (Eds.), Parenting and Children's Internalization of Values: A Handbook of Contemporary Theory (pp. 362-397). New York: Wiley.

MacDonald, K. B. (1997). Life History Theory and Human Reproductive Behavior: Environmental/Contextual Influences and Heritable Variation. Human Nature, 8, 327-359.

MacDonald, K. B. (1996). What do children want? An evolutionary perspective on children's motivation in the peer group. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 19(1), 53-73. This is part of a special issue on "Evolutionary perspectives on peer relations" edited by P. LaFreniere and K. MacDonald.

MacDonald, K. B. (1995). Evolution, the Five Factor Model, and Levels of Personality. Journal of Personality 63, 525-567. Special issue on "Levels and Domains of Personality" edited by R. A. Emmons and D. McAdams.

MacDonald, K. B. (1992). Warmth as a developmental construct: An evolutionary analysis. Child Development, 63, 753-773.

MacDonald, K. B. (1991). A perspective on Darwinian psychology: The importance of domain-general mechanisms, plasticity, and individual differences. Ethology and Sociobiology, 12, 449-480.

MacDonald, K., & Hershberger, S. (2004). Theoretical Issues in the Study of Evolution and Development. In R. Burgess and K. MacDonald (Eds.), Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

MacDonald, K. (2004). Personality, Development, and Evolution. In R. Burgess and K. MacDonald (Eds.), Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Wehr, P., MacDonald, K. B., Lindner, R., & Yeung, G. (2001). Stabilizing vs. Directional Selection on Facial Attractiveness: Averageness or Neoteny? Human Nature, 12(4), 383-402.

MacDonald, K. B. (September, 2000). Reply to Paul Gottfried, Chronicles, pp. 4-5.

MacDonald, K. B. (2000). Variation in Mating Dispositions. Comment on 'The Evolution of Human Mating: Trade-offs and Strategic Pluralism,' by S. W. Gangestad & J. A. Simpson. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, in press.

MacDonald, K. B. (2000). Theoretical Pluralism and a Historical Complexity: A Comment on Kanazawa and Still. Social Forces, under submission.

MacDonald, K. B. & Geary, D. C. (2000). g and Darwinian algorithms. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23(5),

MacDonald, K. B. (2000). Variation in Mating Dispositions. Comment on 'The Evolution of Human Mating: Trade-offs and Strategic Pluralism,' by S. W. Gangestad & J. A. Simpson. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, in press.

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). What about Sex Differences? An Adaptationist Perspective on 'the Lines of Causal Influence' of Personality Systems. Commentary on 'Neurobiology of the Structure of Personality: Dopamine Facilitation of Incentive Motivation and Extraversion' by R. A. Depue & P. F. Collins. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22(3), 530-531.

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). Editorial: Changing of the guard. Population and Environment, 21(1), 3-4.

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). Editorial: Introduction to Special Issue, 'Perspectives on Fertility and Population Size' Population and Environment, 21(2), 115-118.

MacDonald, K. B. (1998). Individual Differences and the Adaptiveness of Patriarchal Ideology. Commentary on Anne Campbell's 'Staying Alive: Evolution, Culture, and Women's Intra-sexual Aggression. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22(2), 230.

MacDonald, K. B. What about Sex Differences? An Adaptationist Perspective on 'the Lines of Causal Influence' of Personality Systems. Commentary on 'Neurobiology of the Structure of Personality: Dopamine Facilitation of Incentive Motivation and Extraversion' by R. A. Depue & P. F. Collins. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22(3), 530-531.

Segal, N., & MacDonald, K. B. (1998). Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology: A Unified Perspective on Personality Research. Human Biology 70, 157-182.

MacDonald, K. B. (1999). Group strategies of the early Jews. ASCAP Newsletter 12(5, May), 24-25.

LaFreniere, P. J., & MacDonald, K. (1996). Evolutionary Perspectives on Children's Resource-directed Behaviour in Peer Relationships: An Introduction. International Journal of Behavioural Development, 19(1), 1-5.

MacDonald, K. B. (1996). Freud's Follies: Psychoanalysis as religion, cult, and political movement. Skeptic, 4(3), 94-99.

MacDonald, K. B. (1995). Views on the Race: IQ controversies. ASCAP Newsletter 8(1), 4-5.

MacDonald, K. B. (1995). Response to Freedman and Price: How many mechanisms? ASCAP Newsletter 8(5), 5-6.

MacDonald, K. B. (1995). How many mechanisms? ASCAP Newsletter 8(5), 5-6.

MacDonald, K. B. (1994). Personality development. In Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Vol. 3, pp. 461-467. Orlando, FL: Academic Press; reprinted in the Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Vol. 3, pp. 137-143, ed. H. S. Friedman, Nancy E. Adler, & R. D. Parke. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1998.

MacDonald, K. B. (1992). A Time and a Place for Everything: A Discrete Systems Perspective on the Role of Children's Rough and Tumble Play in Educational Settings. Early Education and Development. 3, 334-355. Special Issue edited by Anthony Pellegrini, on the topic of children's aggressive play with commentaries on the invited articles by Gary Ladd and Brian Sutton-Smith.

MacDonald, K. B. (1991). Rites of Passage. In R. M. Lerner, A. C. Petersen, and J. Brooks-Gunn (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Adolescence (pp. 944-946). New York: Garland Publishing, 1991.

Charlesworth, W., & MacDonald, K. B. (1990). Let's get the review straight. Contemporary Psychology, 35, 509-510.

Smith, P. K., with contributions from Montagner, H., Strayer, F., Archer, J., Blurton-Jones, N., and MacDonald, K. (1990). Ethology, sociobiology and developmental psychology: In memory of Niko Tinbergen and Konrad Lorenz. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 8, 187-200.

Parke, R. D., MacDonald, K. B., Burks, V. M., Carson, J., Bhavnagri, N., Barth, J., and Bietel, A. (1989). Family and peer system: In search of linkages. In K. Kreppner and R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Family Systems and Life Span Development (pp. 65-92). New York: Academic Press.

MacDonald, K. B. (1989). The plasticity of human social organization and behavior: Contextual variables and proximal mechanisms. Ethology and Sociobiology, 10, 171-194.

Parke, R. D., MacDonald, K. B., Bietel, A., and Bhavnagri, N. (1988). The role of the family in the development of peer relationships. In R. D. Peters and R. J. McMahon (Ed.), Social Learning and Systems Approaches to Marriage and the Family (pp. 17-44). New York: Brunner/Mazel Publishers.

MacDonald, K. B. (1987). Parent-child physical play with rejected, neglected and popular boys. Developmental Psychology, 23, 705-711.

MacDonald, K. B. (1986). Early experience, relative plasticity and cognitive development. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 7, 101-124. This article was the lead article in a special issue of this journal devoted to the issues of plasticity and early experience. The other articles were directed at my article.

MacDonald, K. B. (1986). Developmental models and early experience. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 9, 175-190.

MacDonald, K. B., & Parke, R. D. (1986). Parent-child physical play: The effects of sex and age of children and parents. Sex Roles, 15, 367-378, 1986.

MacDonald, K. B. (1986). Civilization and Its Discontents Revisited: Freud as an Evolutionary Biologist. Journal of Social and Biological Structures, 9, 213-220.

MacDonald, K. B. (1986). Biological and cultural interactions in early adolescence: A sociobiological perspective. In R. Lerner and T. Foch (Eds.), Biological-Psychosocial Interactions in Early Adolescence: A Life-Span Perspective (pp. 95-120). Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

MacDonald, K. B. (1986). Development and stability of personality characteristics in prepubertal wolves: Implications for pack organization and behavior. In H. Frank (Ed.), Man and Wolf (pp. 293-312). The Hague: Dr. W. Junk Publishers.

MacDonald, K. B. (1985). Early experience, relative plasticity and social development. Developmental Review, 5, 99-121. This paper was selected for reprinting in S. Chess and A. Thomas (Eds.), Annual Progress in Child Psychiatry and Child Development; 1986 edition, pp. 86-110. New York: Brunner/Mazel, Inc.

MacDonald, K. B. (1984). An ethological-social learning theory of the development of altruism: Implications for human sociobiology. Ethology and Sociobiology, 5, 97-109.

MacDonald, K. B., & Parke, R. D. (1984). Bridging the gap: Parent-child play interactions and peer interactive competence. Child Development, 55, 1265-1277.

MacDonald, K. B. (1983). Development and stability of personality characteristics in prepubertal wolves. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 97, 99-106, 1983. An abstract of this paper was published in Behavior Genetics, 9, 467, 1979.

MacDonald, K. B., and Ginsburg, B. E. (1981). Induction of normal behavior in wolves with restricted rearing. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 33, 133-162.

MacDonald, K. B. (1980). Activity patterns in a captive wolf pack. Carnivore, 2, 62-64.

REVIEWS

 

 MacDonald, K. B., & Chiappe, D. Review of The Origin of Mind: Evolution of Brain, Cognition, and General Intelligence, by David Geary. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Human Ethology Bulletin, in press.

 

MacDonald, K. B. Review of On Genetic Interests: Family, Ethny, and Humanity in an Age of Mass Migration, by Frank Salter (Frankfurt Am Main, Germany: Peter Lang, 2003). Human Ethology Bulletin, 20(2), 7–10, June 2005.

 

MacDonald, K. B. (2000). Book Review Essay: The Numbers Game: Ethnic Conflict in
the Contemporary World. Population and Environment, 21, 413-425.

MacDonald, K. B. A New Paradigm for Evolutionary Psychology: The Centrality of Domain-General Mechanisms for Conceptualizing Human Adaptation. Review of Male, Female:The Evolution of Human Sex Differences by David C. Geary. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1998. Human Ethology Bulletin, in press.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of Emotional Development: A Biosocial Perspective, by Peter LaFreniere (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2000; 331pp). Human Ethology Bulletin, 16(2), 12–14.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of Darwin’s Cathedral by  David Sloan Wilson (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002). Human Ethology Bulletin, 18(1), 6–9.

MacDonald, K. B. Where is evolution taking us now? Book review essay on Dysgenics: Genetic Deterioration in Modern Populations. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997. Personality and Individual Differences, in press.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of DNA and Destiny: Nature and Nurture in Human Behavior, by R. Grant Steen. New York and London: Plenum Press, 1996. Politics and the Life Sciences, 16(2), 335-337, 1997.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of Politics and the Life Sciences, 11(1&2), 1992. Politics and the Life Sciences is a publication of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences. Quarterly Review of Biology, 68 (3), 421-422, 1993.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of The Sociobiological Imagination, edited by Mary Maxwell. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991; Human Ethology Newsletter, 8(2), 8-9, 1992.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of Cooperation and Prosocial Behaviour, R. A. Hinde and J. Groebel (Eds.). Cambridge, UL: Cambridge University Press, 1991. European Sociobiological Society Newsletter, No. 34, April 1994, pp. 11-14.

MacDonald, K. B. An evolutionary perspective on clinical psychology. Review of Human Nature and Suffering, by Paul Gilbert. Hove, U. K.: Academic Press, 1989. Contemporary Psychology, 35, 1040-1041, 1990.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of Attachments in Social Networks, edited by L. W. C. Tavecchio and M. H. van IJzendoorn. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1987. Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 62, (1), 113-114, 1988.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of Individuals, Relationships, and Culture, by Robert Hinde. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1987. Quarterly Review of Biology, 63, 360-361, 1988.

MacDonald, K. B. Images of human nature. Review of Biology and Freedom, by S. A. Barnett. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1988. Contemporary Psychology, 35, 341-343, 1990.

MacDonald, K. B. Current progress on research in peer relationships. Review of Peer Relationships in Child Development, edited by Thomas Berndt and Gary Ladd. New York: Wiley, 1989. Contemporary Psychology, 35, 578-579, 199MacDonald, K. B.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of Symbiosis in Parent-offspring Interactions, Edited by L. Rosenblum and H. Moltz. New York: Plenum, 1983. Developmental Psychobiology, 20,(4), 477-484, 1987.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of Development in Middle Childhood, edited by W. A. Collins (National Academy Press, 1984). Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 61, 92-93, 1987.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of The Development of Social Cognition, edited by John Pryor and Jeanne Day, Springer-Verlag, 1985. Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 60, (2) 320, 1986.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of On the Nature of Human Plasticity by R. Lerner (Cambridge University Press, 1984). Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 60, 113-114, 1986.

MacDonald, K. B. Review of The Development of Prosocial Behavior by N. Eisenberg (Academic Press, 1982). Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 59, 208-209, 1985.

PRESENTATIONS

Social organization and mating in a captive wolf pack. (With Schotte, C. S., Smiley, L., and Ginsburg, B. E.) Paper presented at the Animal Behavior Society Meetings, The Pennsylvania State University, June, 1977.

Activity patterns in a captive wolf pack. Paper presented at the Animal Behavior Society Meetings, The Pennsylvania State University, June, 1977.

Induction of normal behavior in isolate reared wolves. Paper presented at the Animal Behavior Society Meetings, New Orleans, June, 1979.

Development and stability of personality characteristics in prepubertal wolves. Paper presented at the Behavior Genetics Association Meetings, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, July, 1979.

The ontogeny of individual differences in a litter of wolf pups. Paper presented at the Northeastern Regional Meetings of the Animal Behavior Society, SUNY-Binghamton, November, 1980.

Human sociobiology: The roles of sociocultural and developmental influences. Paper presented at the Symposium on Human Sociobiology, organized by Dr. Nancy Burley of the University of Illinois Department of Ecology, Ethology and Evolution as part of the Midwest Regional Animal Behavior Society Meetings, February 13, 1983.

Bridging the gap: Parent-child interaction and peer interactive competence. Research paper presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Detroit, Michigan, April, 21, 1983.

Biological and cultural interactions in early adolescence: A sociobiological viewpoint. Paper presented at a symposium organized by Richard M. Lerner and Terri Foch entitled "Biological-psychosocial interactions in early adolescence: A lifespan perspective" held at The Pennsylvania State University, May 9-11, 1984.

Sociobiology and human development. Paper presented at the Biopsychology Seminar Series, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, January 25, 1985.

The plasticity of human social organization and behavior: Contextual variables and proximal mechanisms. Paper presented at a conference entitled "Evolved Constraints on Human Culture" held at UCLA, May 19-20, 1986.

I presided over a workshop entitled "Father/daughter and father/son" at a conference entitled "Early childhood: Concerns, changes challenges sponsored by the Coastline Community College at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel in Costa Mesa, June 14, 1986.

The roles of temperament and the regulation of affect in social development. Paper presented at a symposium entitled "Clinical Applications of the Behavior Genetic Model" at the Behavior Genetic Association meetings in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 18-21, 1986.

Paper on roughhousing in the preschool presented with R. Porter at the Third Annual Regional Conference for Before and After School Programs for School Age Children 5 through 14, sponsored by Long Beach City College, Child Development Department, LBCC Foundation and the Child Development Associates, Saturday, March 21, 1987 and held at LBCC.

The regulation of affect in parent-child interactions with hyperactive children and children of differing sociometric status. Paper presented at a symposium entitled "Family and Peer Systems: Modes of Linkage" given at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, organized by Ross Parke, Baltimore, MD, April 24, 1987.

Paper presented with R. Porter on roughhousing in the preschool presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in Chicago, November, 1987.

Hyperactivity and temperament. Paper presented at the 9th Highpoint Hospital Symposium on Attention Deficit Disorder held at Whidbey Island, Washington on October 24-25, 1988.

R. Porter and K. MacDonald. Roughhousing in the preschool. Paper presented with R. Porter at the meetings of the National Association for the Education of Young Children in Anaheim on November 10-13, 1988.

Parent-child interactions of ADHD children: Comparisons with children of differing sociometric status. Paper presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, April 29, 1989 in Kansas City. ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education Document #ED 307 999.

Symposium on parenting from an evolutionary perspective held at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, April 28, 1989 in Kansas City. I provided a commentary on the presentations of the other participants.

Evolutionary biology and human development: The emerging synthesis. Symposium in honor of Konrad Lorenz and Niko Tinbergen held at the University of Surrey, Guildford, England, September 9, 1989.

Parent-child physical play, hyperactivity and temperament. Lecture presented at the University of Montreal in their lecture series. October 16, 1989.

The human family in evolutionary perspective. Paper presented at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, February 15, 1990.

Hyperactivity, parent-child physical play, and temperament. Paper presented at Methodist Hospital Colloquium Series, Minnetonka, MN, April 18, 1990.

Mechanisms of sexual egalitarianism in Western Europe. Paper presented at the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University of California'Los Angeles, August 18, 1990.

Turrentine, E., Kosmo, J., & MacDonald, K. The effects of ritalin on affect regulation during a physical play session among ADHD boys. Paper presented at the biennial meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA, April 19, 1991.

What do children want? An evolutionary perspective on children's motivation in the peer group. Presented at a symposium entitled Evolutionary Perspectives on Cooperation and Competition, organized by P. LaFreniere and K. MacDonald, and including W. Charlesworth, B. Chapais, and D. Krebs, at the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Minneapolis, MN, July, 1991.

A Darwinian perspective on the psychology of motivation. Poster presented at the Third Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, August 22-25, 1991.

An evolutionary perspective on Western European demography. Paper presented at the Third Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, August 24, 1991.

Warmth as a developmental construct: An evolutionary analysis. Colloquium given at the Department of Psychology, University of California-Riverside, January 27, 1992.

The illegitimate fertility of the English kings. Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, July 24, 1992.

Warmth as a developmental construct: An evolutionary analysis. Poster presented at the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, July 23-26, 1992.

Discussant for a symposium entitled "Pretend and physical play as socialization contexts: Characteristics and consequences". This symposium was given at the meetings of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Recife, Brazil, July 22, 1993. This symposium was organized by Ross Parke (Department of Psychology, University of California-Riverside) and Peter K. Smith (Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK).

The roles of females and non-elite males in the maintenance of socially imposed monogamy in England after the post-Medieval decline of ecclesiastical hegemony. Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, August 6, 1993.

The idea of an evolutionary group strategy: Implications for conceptualizing human morality. Paper presented as part of a symposium entitled Evolution and Morality, organized by David S. Wilson and William Irons at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, August 7, 1993.

Resource Appraisals among Self, Friend and Leader: Toward an Evolutionary Perspective on Personality and Individual Differences. Lusk, J., MacDonald, K. B., & Newman, J. R. Poster presented at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, August 5-8, 1993.

Social Controls and the Maintenance of Group Evolutionary Strategies. Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, June 16, 1994.

Discussant for a symposium entitled "Dimensions and consequences of positive parenting" organized by Greg Pettit (School of Human Sciences, Auburn University) and Alan Russell (School of Education, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia). This symposium was given at the meetings of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 30, 1994.

Invited Seminar speaker; Alison Clarke-Stewart, Program in Social Ecology, University of California-Irvine, October, 24, 1994

Indoctrination and Group Evolutionary Strategies. Paper presented at a Symposium on Ideology, Warfare, and Indoctrinability sponsored by the Max Planck Society at Ringberg Castle, Germany, January 12, 1995.

Eugenics as a component of Judaism as a group evolutionary strategy. Paper presented at the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, July 2, 1995.

Eugenics and Judaism. Paper presented at a conference on The Bell Curve, organized by Richard Lynn. Washington, DC, April 20-22, 1996.

Life History and Human Development: Alternate Strategies Versus Heritable Variation. Paper presented at the Meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Northwestern University, Evanston IL, June 27, 1996.

Creating Evolutionarily Effective Groups: Judaism as a Case Study. Paper presented at the Meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Northwestern University, Evanston IL, June 30, 1996.

Creating Evolutionarily Effective Groups: Judaism as a Case Study. Paper presented at the Meetings of the European Sociobiological Society, Alfred University, Alfred NY, July 24, 1996.

Manipulating Culture in the Service of Evolutionary Goals: The Case of Group Evolutionary Strategies. Paper presented at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, the San Francisco Hilton and Towers, August 29, 1996.

Mitigating risk in Jewish groups. Paper presented at the conference on Risky Transactions, Kinship, and Ethnicity, held at the Werner Reimers Foundation, Bad Homberg, Germany, September 24, 1996.

Evolution and Personality Psychology: Some Failed Predictions and a Reconceptualization. Poster presented at the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Tuscon Arizona, June 4-8, 1997.

The Intellectual Construction of Immigration Policy: An Evolutionary Perspective. Meetings of the European Sociobiological Society, Ghent Belgium, June 30-July 2, 1997.

Comparisons of Self-ratings, Ideal-self-ratings, and Reputation on the Big Five Personality Factors: Deception versus Self-deception. Kevin MacDonald, Linda Tyer, J. R. Newman. Paper presented that the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Davis, California, July 9-12, 1998

Life History Theory and Human Reproductive Behavior: Environmental/Contextual Influences and Heritable Variation. Panel on the contribution of fertility to population size organized by Vigrinia Abernethy at the Meetings of the Association of Politics and the Life Sciences, Boston, September 5, 1998.

MacDonald, K. B., Kale, L., & Clark, G. Love and security of Attachment as Two Independent Systems Underlying Intimate Relationships. Paper presented at the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, June 4, 1999.

MacDonald, K. B. An Evolutionary Perspective on Nurturance/Love as a Personality System Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Nashville, TN, February 4, 2000.

MacDonald, K.B. & Geary, D. C. The Evolution of General Intelligence: Domain-General Cognitive Mechanisms and Human Adaptation. Paper presented at the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Amherst, MA, June 8, 2000.

MacDonald, K. B. Discussant in Panel Discussion: The use of evolutionary biology in understanding religion: Promising beginnings and/or dangerous directions? (organizer: D. Kriegman; panelists: John Hartung, Orian Kriegman, and Richard Wrangham; Moderator: I. DeVore). Meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Amherst, MA, June 9, 2000.

MacDonald, K. B. An Integrative Evolutionary Perspective on Ethnicity. Paper presented at the Meetings of the Association of Politics and the Life Sciences, Washington, D.C., September 3, 2000.
 

Phone interview: Pamela McMullin-Messier, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Sociology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2539, phone: (323) 965-9815 regarding her dissertation, which has to do with the controversy within the population-environment community regarding population control and immigration. June 11, 2001.

Levels of an Evolutionary Perspective on Personality. Symposium on personality held at meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society conference, London, June 14–17, 2001. Symposium organized by Sam Goslin (University of Texas) and Alex Weiss (University of Arizona)

Kevin MacDonald and Dan Chiappe. The Evolution of General Intelligence: The Roles of Working Memory and Analogical Reasoning in Solving Novel Problems. Paper presented at the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Rutgers University, June 20, 2002.

Social and psychological mechanisms of group cohesion. Paper presented at the meetings of the International Society for Human Ethology, Montreal, Quebec, August 7, 2002.

Kevin MacDonald and Dan Chiappe. The Evolution of General Intelligence: The Roles of Working Memory and Analogical Reasoning in Solving Novel Problems. Paper presented at the meetings of the International Society for Intelligence Research, December 6, 2003.

Socialization for Ingroup Identity among Assyrians in the United States. Paper presented at a symposium on socialization for ingroup identity at the meetings of the International Society for Human Ethology, Ghent Belgium, July 29, 2004.

 

Social and Psychological Mechanisms of Group Cohesion. Prague Summer School, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, May 21, 2005.

R. van der Steen and K. B. MacDonald. Attributions on Nature Versus Nurture: Evidence for an Environmental Attribution Bias. American Psychological Society meetings,  Los Angeles Westin Century Plaza Hotel & Spa, May 27, 2005.  (Poster)

Brumbach, B. H., Figueredo, A. J., & MacDonald, K. B. A Constructive Replication of the Super-K Factor Using the Mini-K Short Form. Paper presented at symposium on Life History Theory organized by A. J. Figueredo at the meetings of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Texas, June 4, 2005.

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