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Curriculum Vitae



Papers on Forgiveness and Revenge

Papers on Gratitude

Papers on Religion

In the Media

Ephemera and one-offs

Evolution and Human Behavior Laboratory


Joel's Website

Michael McCullough

Director, Evolution and Human Behavior Laboratory
Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Miami
PO Box 248185
Coral Gables, FL 33124-0751
Phone: 305.284.8057
Fax: 305.284.3402

e-mail: mikem[at sign]miami.edu
Blogging at social-science-evolving.com


NEW!Hone, L. S. E., & McCullough, M. E. (in press). Does religious cognition really down-regulate hand grip endurance in men? A failure to replicate. Evolution and Human Behavior.PDF

NEW!McCullough, M. E., Pedersen, E. J., Tabak, B. A., & Carter, E. C. (2014). Conciliatory gestures promote forgiveness and reduce anger in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (30), 12111-12116. PDF

NEW!Carter, E. C., & McCullough, M. E. (2014). Publication bias and the limited strength model of self-control: Has the evidence for ego depletion been overestimated? Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 823.PDF

NEW!McCullough, M. E., & Kelly, D. L. (2014). A trading scheme to reduce false positives. Nature, 508, 319. PDF

Pedersen, E. J., Forster, D. E., & McCullough, M. E. (in press). Life history, code of honor, and emotional responses to inequality in an economic game. Emotion. PDF

McCullough, M. E., & Pedersen, E. J. (2013). The evolution of generosity: How natural selection builds devices for benefit-delivery. Social Research, 80, 387-410.PDF

Kim-Spoon, J., Farley, J., Holmes, C., Longo, G., & McCullough, M. E. (in press). Processing linking parents' and adolescents' religiousness and adolescent substance use: Monitoring and self-control. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.PDF

Tabak, B. A., McCullough, M. E., Carver, C. S., Pedersen, E. J., & Cuccaro, M. L. (2014). Variation in oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) polymorphisms is associated with emotional and behavioral reactions to betrayal. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 810-816. PDF Supplementary Material

McCullough, M. E., Churchland, P. S., & Mendez, A. J. (2013). Problems with measuring peripheral oxytocin: Can the data on oxytocin and human behavior be trusted? Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 37, 1485-1492.PDF

Carter, E. C., & McCullough, M. E. (2013). Is ego depletion too incredible? Evidence for the overestimation of the depletion effect. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. PDF

McCullough, M. E., Kurzban, R., & Tabak, B. A. (2013). Cognitive systems for revenge and forgiveness (with commentaries and response). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 1-58.PDF

Hone, L. S. E., McCullough, M. E., & Carter, E. C. (2013). Drinking games as a venue for sexual competition. Evolutionary Psychology, 11, 889-906.PDF