Publications

Home
Intro Psych
Sex Differences
Animal Behavior
Psyc Assessment
Evolutionary Psych
Psyc of Sustainability
Publications
Links
Peak Oil & EvPsy

 

Editorial Board Memberships, and Recent Publications,
Conference Presentations, Book Reviews, & Websites

 

Current Editorial Board Memberships:

Associate Editor, Evolutionary Psychology

Associate Editor, Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology

Associate Editor, Sexuality and Culture

Member, Senior Advisory Board,  PsychTable.org

 

Previous Editorial Board Memberships:


Associate Editor, The Evolutionary Review: Art, Science, Culture.
 

Some Recent Publications (by topic area):
 

Publications Copyright Notice: The publishers hold the copyright of these articles. The files are provided here to ensure rapid dissemination of scholarly work. It is understood that you will use them only in a manner consistent with the fair use provisions of U.S. copyright law. You may not distribute them or use them for any commercial enterprise.
 

Evolutionary Psychology

Lukaszewski, A. W., Roney, J. R., Mills, M. E., & Bernard, L. C. (2013). At the interface of social cognition and psychometrics: Manipulating the sex of the reference class modulates sex differences in personality traits.   Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 953 - 957. Published online 5 September 2013, ISSN 0092-6566, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2013.08.010. ( http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092656613001165 )

Bernard, L., Mills, M., Swenson, L, Walsh, R (2008). Measuring motivation multidimensionally: Development of the Assessment of Individual Motives Questionnaire (AIM-Q). Assessment, 15, 16 - 35. 

Bernard, L. C., Mills, M. E., Swenson, L., & Walsh, R. P.
 (2005). An evolutionary theory of human motivation.  Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs, 131, 129-184
 

Collaborative research with the Human Sexuality Description Project (this is an international, large scale, cross-cultural research program):

Schmitt, D. P., .. , Mills, M. E., et al. (2007). The geographic distribution of Big Five personality traits: Patterns and profiles of human self-description across 56 nations. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology,  38, 173-212.

Schmitt, D. P., , Mills, M. E., et al. (2004). Patterns and universals of adult romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions:  Are models of self and other pancultural constructs?  Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35, 367-401.

Schmitt, D. P., , Mills, M. E., et al. (2004). Patterns and universals of mate poaching across 53 nations:  The effects of sex, culture, and personality on romantically attracting another person's partner. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Schmitt, D. P., , Mills, M. E., et al. (2003). Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: Tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 85-104.    

Schmitt, D. P., , Mills, M. E., et al. (2003).  Are men universally more dismissing than women? Gender differences in romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions. Personal Relationships, 10, 307-331.



Evolutionary Psychology and Ecological Psychology / Psychology and Sustainability

Mills, M. E. (2012). Evolutionary psychology and the prospects for human sustainability. The Evolutionary Review, 3, 171 - 179.

Mills, M. E. (2011). Evolutionary psychology and peak oil: A Malthusian inspired "heads up" for humanity.  Unpublished manuscript available at: http://drmillslmu.com/peakoil.htm

 

Psychometrics / Psychological Testing

Bernard, L. C., Walsh, R. P, & Mills, M. E. (2005). Ask once, may tell: Comparative validity of single and multiple item measurement of the Big-Five personality factors. Clinical and Consulting Psychology Journal, 2, 40-46.

Bernard, L.C., Walsh, R.P, & Mills, M. E. (2005). The Motivation Analysis Test: An historical and contemporary evaluation. Psychological Reports, 96, 464-492. 

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., Mills, M. E., & Freemon, M. (2005). Utility of the Behavior and Symptom Identification Scale (BASIS-32) at an alcohol detoxification unit. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 23, 17-29.
 

Addictive behaviors

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C. B., Mills, M. E., Fisher, D. G. (2007). Psychiatric symptomatology among individuals in alcohol detoxification treatment. Addictive Behaviors, 32, 1745-1752.
 

Other topics:

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., Mills, M. E., Neal, D., & Houlihan, J. (2006). Moderating effects of control and employee satisfaction on the relationship between stress and change. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 33, 499-503.

 

 

Recent Conference Presentations:
 

Mills, M. E. (2013, May). Additional evidence supports female reputational defense theory. Poster presented at the 7th Annual California Workshop on Evolutionary Perspectives of Human Behavior, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Mills, M. E. (2012, June). Female reputational defense theory.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Albuquerque, NM.

Mills, M. E.,
Janiszewska, A., & Zabala, L. (2011, April).  Sex differences in making risky first-fime relationship and sexual initiatives.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA. 

Mills, M. E. (2009, May).  Ecological challenges of the 21st century:  How can evolutionary psychology help?  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Fullerton, CA.  Abstract available in the Conference Proceedings: http://hbes.com/Hbes/abst2009.pdf

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., Mills, M. E., & Fisher, D. G. (2007, August). Psychiatric symptomatology among individuals receiving alcohol detoxification treatment. Paper presented at the 115th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Mills, M. E. (2006, April).  Evolutionary psychology and motivation.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Palm Springs.

Mills, M., & Lukaszewski, A. (2005, June).  The Big 5 personality factors (and facets) and sex differences in relationship distress.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Austin, Texas.  Abstract available in the Conference Proceedings: http://hbes.com/Hbes/abst2005.pdf

Bernard, L. C., Mills, M., Swenson, L. & Walsh, R. P. (2005, June). An evolutionary theory of human motivation: Adaptive mental mechanisms and behavior. In R. Aunger (Chair), Motivation. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Austin, Texas. Abstract available in the Conference Proceedings: http://hbes.com/Hbes/abst2005.pdf

Bernard, L.C., Mills, M., Swenson, L., & Walsh, R. P. (2005, June). The Assessment of individual motives questionnaire [AIM-Q]: Reliability and preliminary validity. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Austin, Texas. Abstract available in the Conference Proceedings: http://hbes.com/Hbes/abst2005.pdf

Bernard, L.C., Mills, M., Swenson, L., & Walsh, R. P. (2005, April). The multidimensional measurement of human motives: Assessment of Individual Motives Questionnaire [AIM-Q]. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, Oregon.

Mills, M. (2005, November). Why a sense of flobal community is needed to survive the coming world-wide  energy crisis: Peak oil, ecological carrying capacity, and the perilous phase  transition to renewable energy sources.  Paper presented at the Loyola Marymount University Bellarmine Forum, Los Angeles, California.

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., Mills, M. E., & Freemon, M. (2004, August).  Utility of the BASIS-32 at an alcohol detoxification unit. Paper presented at the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Mills, M. E. (2004, April).  Evolution and motivation.  Symposium paper presented at the 83rd annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ.

Mills, M. E., Sage, R. Moran, M, Murray, B., & Young, M. (2004, April).  Early father absence, age of first menarche, and gestation length.  Poster presented at the 83rd annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ.

Mills, M. E. (2003, June).  Toward a classification table of human psychological adaptations.  Poster presented at the 15th Annual Convention of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society Conference, Lincoln, NE.  Abstract available in the Conference Proceedings.  PDF
 


Book Reviews:

Mills, M. E. (2002). Review of Digit Ratio: A Pointer to Fertility, Behavior and Health by John T. Manning. Human Nature Review. 2: 418-423.

Mills, M. E. (2001). Authors of the world unite: Liberating academic content from publishers' restrictions. Review of Electronic Journals by C. Tenopir and D. W. King. Psycoloquy, 12 (021).

Mills, M. E. (2001). Thinking critically or thinking politically? Review of Thinking Critically About Research on Sex and Gender (2nd. Ed) by Paula Caplan & Jeremy Caplan. Sexuality and Culture, 5,

Mills, M. E. (2000). Why men are in decline. Review of The Decline of Males by Lionel Tiger. Sexuality & Culture, 4, 101 - 104.

 

Websites:

Editor & Webmaster for the Human Behavior and Evolution Society  (1996 - 2009)
 

Software:

See the software menu item to the left.