Evolution and the Psychology of Intergroup Conflict:The Male Warrior Hypothesis
McDonald, M. M., Navarrete, C. D., & Van Vugt, M. (2012). Evolution and the Psychology of Intergroup Conflict: The Male Warrior Hypothesis.
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Social Laughter is Correlated With An Elevated Pain Threshold
Dunbar, R, Baron, R., Frangou, A., Pearce, E., van leeuwen, E., Stow, J., Partridge, G., Macdonald, I., Barra, V., & van Vugt, M (2011). Social laughter is correlated with an elevated pain trhreshold. Proceedings of the Royal Society-B doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1373
Guns, Germs, and Tribal Social Identities (2009)
Van Vugt, M, & Park, J. (2009). Guns, Germs, and Tribal Social Identities: Evolutionary Perspectives on the Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations. Invited paper for: Social and Personality Psychology Compass.
Sex differences in leadership emergence during competitions within and between groups (2008)
The tribal instinct hypothesis (2008)
Van Vugt, M., & Park. J. (2008). The tribal instinct hypothesis: Evolution and the social psychology of intergroup relations. In S. Sturmer & M. Snyder, New Directions in Helping and Intergroup Behavior. London: Blackwell.