David Sloan Wilson – All Academic Publications

Wilson, D. S. (2022). Reintroducing Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Modern Evolutionary Science. Religion, Brain & Behavior, in press as target article.

Snower, D., & Wilson, D. S. (2021). Rethinking the Theoretical Foundation of Economics. Economics as an Evolutionary Science, In Prep.

Wilson, D. S., & Coan, J. A. (2021). Groups as Organisms: Implications for Therapy and Training. Clinical Psychology Review, 85, 101987–101987.

Hayes, S. C., Atkins, P., & Wilson, D. S. (2021). Prosocial: Using an Evolutionary Approach to Modify Cooperation in Small Groups. In Applied Behavior Science in Organizations. Routledge.

Wilson, D. S. (2020). Updating Hayek on Cultural Multilevel Selection. In S. Haeffele, S. M. Stein, & V. H. Storr (Eds.), Hayek’s Tentions: Reexamining the Politial Economy and Philosophy of F.A. Hayek (pp. 151–172). Mercatus Center.

Wilson, D. S., & Madhavan, G. (2020). Complex Maladaptive Systems. The Bridge, 50(4). https://www.nae.edu/244709/Complex-Maladaptive-Systems

Wilson, D. S., Philip, M. M., MacDonald, I. F., Atkins, P. W. B., & Kniffin, K. M. (2020). Core design principles for nurturing organization-level selection. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 13989–13989. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-70632-8

Hayes, S. C., Hofmann, S. G., & Wilson, D. S. (2020). Clinical psychology is an applied evolutionary science. Clinical Psychology Review, 81, 101892–101892. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.CPR.2020.101892

Kauffman, R. A., MacDonald, I. F., & Wilson, D. S. (2019). The “EvoS Effect”: The Influence of Evolutionary Training on Critical Thinking Skills. In Darwin’s Roadmap to the Curriculum. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0016

Wilson, D. S. (2018). Should New Economic Thinking Be Incremental or Paradigmatic? Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, 2(1), 37–40. https://doi.org/10.26613/esic.2.1.70

Wilson, D. S., Hartberg, Y., MacDonald, I., Lanman, J. A., & Whitehouse, H. (2017). The nature of religious diversity: A cultural ecosystem approach. Religion, Brain & Behavior, 7(2), 134–153. https://doi.org/10.1080/2153599X.2015.1132243

Wilson, D. S., Hartberg, Y., MacDonald, I., Lanman, J. A., & Whitehouse, H. (2017). Cultural diversity really is like biological diversity: Reply to comments on The Nature of Religious 

Diversity: A Cultural Ecosystem Approach. Religion, Brain & Behavior, 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1080/2153599X.2015.1132253

Brewer, J., Gelfand, M., Jackson, J. C., MacDonald, I. F., Peregrine, P. N., Richerson, P. J., Turchin, P., Whitehouse, H., & Wilson, D. S. (2017). Grand challenges for the study of cultural evolution. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(3), 0070–0070. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0070

Grinde, B., Nes, R. B., MacDonald, I. F., & Wilson, D. S. (2017). Quality of Life in Intentional Communities. Social Indicators Research, 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-017-1615-3

Wilson, D. S. (2016). Quality of Life from an Evolutionary Perspective. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 11(2), 331–342. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-014-9341-3

Wilson, D. S. (2016). Laying the foundation for evonomics. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, e118–e118. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X15001223

Wilson, D. S. (2016). Intentional cultural change. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 190–193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2015.12.012

Wilson, D. S. (2016). Two meanings of complex adaptive systems. In Complexity and Evolution: A New Synthesis for Economics (pp. 31–46). MIT Press.

Hartberg, Y. M., & Wilson, D. S. (2016). Sacred text as cultural genome: An inheritance mechanism and method for studying cultural evolution. Religion, Brain & Behavior, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1080/2153599X.2016.1195766

Kauffman, R. A., & Wilson, D. S. (2016). Beyond Academic Performance: The Effects of an Evolution-Informed School Environment on Student Performance and Well-being (pp. 307–347). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-29986-0_13

Seaman, J., & Wilson, D. S. (2016). #Freespeech. Arizona State Law Journal, 48. https://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/arzjl48&id=1032&div=&collection=

Wilson, D. S., Kelly, T. F., Philip, M. M., & Chen, X. (2015). Doing Well By Doing Good: An Evolution Institute Report on Socially Responsible Businesses. https://evolution-institute.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EI-Report-Doing-Well-By-Doing-Good.pdf

Wilson, D. S. (2014). Cultural species and their ecosystems. Journal of Bioeconomics, 16(1), 31–38.

Wilson, D. S., & Gowdy, J. M. (2014). Human ultrasociality and the invisible hand: Foundational developments in evolutionary science alter a foundational concept in economics. Journal of Bioeconomics, 17(1), 37–52. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10818-014-9192-x

Wilson, D. S., Hayes, S. C., Biglan, A., & Embry, D. (2014). Evolving the Future: Toward a Science of Intentional Change. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 395–460.

Lloyd, L., Wilson, D. S., & Sober, E. (2014). Evolutionary Mismatch and What to Do About It: A Basic Tutorial. Evolution Institute White Paper. https://evolution-institute.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mismatch-Sept-24-2011.pdf

Wilson, D. S. (2013). Human Cultures are Primarily Adaptive at the Group Level (with comments). Cliodynamics: The Journal of Theoretical and Mathematical History, 4(1). http://escholarship.org/uc/item/05n4z9w8

Wilson, D. S., & Gowdy, J. M. (2013). Evolution as a general theoretical framework for economics and public policy. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 90(null), S3–S10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2012.12.008

Wilson, Dr. D. S., Gowdy, Dr. J. M., Rosser, Dr. J. B., Wilson, D. S., Gowdy, J. M., & Rosser Jr., J. B. (2013). Rethinking economics from an evolutionary perspective. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 90, S1–S2.

Wilson, D. S., Ostrom, E., & Cox, M. E. (2013). Generalizing the core design principles for the efficacy of groups. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 90, S21–S32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2012.12.010

Gowdy, J., Dollimore, D., Witt, U., & Wilson, D. S. (2013). Economic Cosmology and the Evolutionary Challenge. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, in press.

Wilson, D. S. (2012). A Tale of Two Classics. New Scientist, 213, 30–31.

Glass, D. J., Wilson, D. S., & Geher, G. (2012). Evolutionary Training in Relation to Human Affairs is Sorely Lacking in Higher Education. EvoS Journal, 4(2), 16–22.

Hayes, S. C., Barnes-Holmes, D., & Wilson, K. G. (2012). Contextual Behavioral Science: Creating a science more adequate to the challenge of the human condition. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 1(1–2), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2012.09.004

O’Brien, D. T., Gallup, A. C., & Wilson, D. S. (2012). Residential mobility and prosocial development within a single city. American Journal of Community Psychology, 50(1–2), 26–36. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-011-9468-4

O’Brien, D. T., Norton, C. C., Cohen, J., & Wilson, D. S. (2012). Local Adaptation in Community Perception: How Background Impacts Judgments of Neighborhood Safety. Environment and Behavior, 46(2), 213–240. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013916512456844

Wilson, D. S. (2011). The Human Major Transition in Relation to Symbolic Behaviour, Including Language, Imagination, and Spirituality. In Homo Symbolicus. The Dawn of Language, Imagination and Spirituality (pp. 133–139). John Benjamins Publishing.

Wilson, D. S. (2011). The Design Your Own Park Competition: Empowering Neighborhoods and Restoring Outdoor Play on a Citywide Scale. American Journal of Play, 3, 538–551.

Wilson, D. S. (2011). Teaching Evolution and Using Evolution to Teach. Education Week, Dec 21, 20. http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/12/22/15wilson.h31.html?tkn=LUQFSRwv+lFQAH1bPPTm9D/Rg2Bv0Togh07W&cmp=clp-edweek

Wilson, D. S. (2011). Instant Expert: Evolution of Selfless Behavior. New Scientist, doi:10.101.

Wilson, D. S., Geher, G., Waldo, J., & Chang, R. S. (2011). The EvoS Consortium: Catalyzing Evolutionary Training in Higher Education. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 4(1), 8–10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12052-011-0319-4

Wilson, D. S., & Green, W. S. (2011). Evolutionary Religious Studies (ERS): A Beginner’s Guide. In E. Slingerland & M. Collard (Eds.), Creating Consilience: Integrating Science and the Humanities: Interdisciplinary Approaches (pp. 225–242). Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. S., Kauffman, R. A., & Purdy, M. S. (2011). A Program for At-risk High School Students Informed by Evolutionary Science. PLoS ONE, 6(11), e27826–e27826. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027826

Wilson, D. S., Marshall, D., & Iserhott, H. (2011). Empowering Groups That Enable Play. American Journal of Play, 3(4), 523–538.

Eldakar, O. T., & Wilson, D. S. (2011). Eight criticisms not to make about group selection. Evolution, 65(6), 1523–1526.

Eldakar, O. T., Wilson, D. S., Dlugos, M. J., & Pepper, J. W. (2010). The role of multilevel selection in the evolution of sexual conflict in the water strider aquarius remigis. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution, 64(11), 3183–3189.

Ellis, B. J., Del Guidice, M., Dishion, T. J., Figueredo, A. J., Gray, P., Griskevicius, V., Hawley, P. H., Jackson, J. J., Jacobs, W. J., Volk, A. A., & Wilson, D. S. (2011). The Evolutionary Basis of Risky Adolescent Behavior: Implications for Science, Policy, and Practice. Developmental Psychology, 48(3), 598–623.

Gallup, A. C., O’Brien, D. T., & Wilson, D. S. (2011). Intrasexual peer aggression and dating behavior during adolescence: An evolutionary perspective. Aggressive Behavior, 37(3), 258–267.

O’Brien, D. T., & Wilson, D. S. (2011). Community perception: The ability to assess the safety of unfamiliar neighborhoods and respond adaptively. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100(4), 606–620. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0022803

Sober, E., & Wilson, D. S. (2011). Adaptation and Natural Selection revisited. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(2), 462–468. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.02162.x

Wilson, D. S. (2010). The Truth is Sacred. In G. Levine (Ed.), The Joy of Secularism: Eleven essays for how we live now (pp. 168–184). Princeton University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2010). Pathology, Evolution, and Altruism. In B. Oakley, A. Knafo, G. Madhavan, & D. S. Wilson (Eds.), Pathological Altruism (pp. 406-411). Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2010). Learning from the Immune System about Evolutionary Psychology. In A. Andrews & J. Carroll (Eds.), Evolutionary Review (pp. 13–17). SUNY Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2010). Field Analysis of a New Research Initiative on ‘Competitive Dynamics and Cultural Evolution of Religions and God Concepts.’ In W. Grassie (Ed.), Advanced Methodologies in the Scientific Study of Religious and Spiritual Phenomena. Metanexus Institute.

Wilson, D. S. (2010). Rational and Irrational Beliefs from and Evolutionary Perspective. In D. David, S. J. Lynn, & A. Ellis (Eds.), Rational and Irrational Beliefs (pp. 63–74). Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. S., & O’Brien, D. T. (2010). Evolutionary Theory and Cooperation in Everyday Life. In S. Levin (Ed.), Games, Groups, and the Global Good (pp. 155–168). Springer.

Gallup, A. C., O’Brien, D. T., & Wilson, D. S. (2010). The relationship between adolescent peer aggression and responses to a sequential Prisoner’s Dilemma game during college: An explorative study. Journal of Social, Evolutionary and Cultural Psychology, 4, 277–289.

Gallup, A. C., O’Brien, D. T., White, D. D., & Wilson, D. S. (2010). Handgrip strength and socially dominant behavior in male adolescents. Evolutionary Psychology, 8, 229–243.

Garcia, J. R., MacKillop, J., Aller, E. L., Merriwether, A. M., Wilson, D. S., & Lum, J. K. (2010). Associations between dopamine D4 receptor gene variation with both infidelity and sexual promiscuity. PloS One, 5(11), e14162–e14162. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0014162

O’Brien, D. T., & Wilson, D. S. (2010). Using “Evolution for Everyone” as a guide for new general education courses in evolution. EvoS Journal, 2, 1–11.

Wade, M. J., Wilson, D. S., Goodnight, C., Taylor, D., Bar-Yam, Y., Aguiar, M. A. M., Stacey, B., Werfel, J., Hoelzer, G. A., Brodie, E. D. I. I. I., Fields, P., Breden, F., Linksvayer, T. A., Fletcher, J. A., Richerson, P. J., Bever, J. D., Van Dyken, J. D., & Zee, P. (2010). Multilevel and kin selection in a connected world. Nature, 463, E8–E9.

Wilson, D. S. (2009). Multilevel Selection and Major Transitions. In M. Pigliucci & G. B. Muller (Eds.), Evolution: The Extended Synthesis (pp. 81–94). MIT Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2009). Evolutionary Social Constructivism: Narrowing (but not bridging) the gap. In J. Schloss & M. Murray (Eds.), The Believing Primate: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Reflections (pp. 318–338). Oxford University Press USA.

Wilson, D. S. (2009). Convergent Cultural Evolution and Multilevel Selection: Reply to comments on Janet Landa’s “The Bioeconomics of homogenous middleman groups as adaptive units: Theory and empirical evidence viewed from a group selection framework.” Journal of Bioeconomics, 11(2), 185–190.

Wilson, D. S., Geher, G., & Waldo, J. (2009). EvoS: Completing the Evolutionary Synthesis in Higher Education. EvoS Journal, 1, 3–10.

Wilson, D. S., O’Brien, D. T., & Sesma, A. (2009). Human prosociality from an evolutionary perspective: Variation and correlations at a city-wide scale. Evolution and Human Behavior, 30(3), 190–200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2008.12.002

Storm, I., & Wilson, D. S. (2009). Liberal and Conservative Protestant Denominations as Different Socio-Ecological Strategies. Human Nature, 20, 1–24.

O’Brien, D. T., Wilson, D. S., & Hawley, P. H. (2009). “Evolution for Everyone”: A course that expands evolutionary theory beyond the biological sciences. Evolution Education and Outreach, 2, 445–457.

Gallup, A. C., O’Brien, D. T., White, D. D., & Wilson, D. S. (2009). Peer victimization in adolescence has different effects on the sexual behavior of male and female college students. Personality and Individual Differences, 46, 611–615.

Eldakar, O. T. D., Michael J. Holt, Galen P. Wilson, David Sloan Pepper, John W. (2009). Population structure influences sexual conflict in wild populations of water striders. Science, 326(null), 816–816. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1180183

Eldakar, O. T., Dlugos, M. J., Wilcox, R. S., & Wilson, D. S. (2009). Aggressive mating as a tragedy of the commons in the water strider Aquarius remigis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64(1), 25–33.

Eldakar, O. T., Dlugos, M. J., Pepper, J. W., & Wilson, D. S. (2009). Population structure mediates sexual conflict in water striders. Science (New York, N.Y.), 326(5954), 816–816.

Wilson, D. S., Van Vugt, M., & O’Gorman, R. (2008). Multilevel Selection Theory and Major Evolutionary Transitions: Implications for Psychological Science. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17(1), 6–9. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8721.2008.00538.x

Wilson, D. S., & Wilson, E. O. (2008). Evolution “For the Good of the Group.” American Scientist, 96, 380–389.

Wilson, D. S. (2008). Social semantics: Toward a genuine pluralism in the study of social behavior. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 21, 368–373.

Wilson, D. S. (2008). Evolution and Religion: The Transformation of the obvious. In J. Bulbulia, R. Sosis, E. Harris, R. Genet, C. Genet, & K. Wyman (Eds.), The Evolution of Religion: Studies, Theories, Critiques (pp. 11–18). Collins Foundaton Press.

O’Gorman, R., Wilson, D. S., & Miller, R. R. (2008). An evolved cognitive bias for social norms. Evolution and Human Behavior, 29(2), 71–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2007.07.002

O’Gorman, R., Sheldon, K. M., & Wilson, D. S. (2008). For the good of the group: Exploring group-level evolutionary adaptations using multilevel selection theory. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 12, 17–26.

Eldakar, O. T., & Wilson, D. S. (2008). Selfishness as second-order altruism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 6982–6986.

Wilson, D. S., & Wilson, E. O. (2007). Rethinking the theoretical foundation of sociobiology. Quarterly Review of Biology, 82, 327–348.

Wilson, D. S., & Wilson, E. O. (2007). Survival of the Selfless. New Scientist, 196, 42–46.

Wilson, D. S., & Wilson, E. O. (2007). Genes still central. New Scientist, 196, 18–18.

Wilson, D. S., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2007). Health and the Ecology of Altruism. In S. G. Post (Ed.), The Science of Altruism and Health (pp. 314–331). Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2007). One for all (review of three books on evolutionary ethics). American Scientist, 95(3), 269–270.

Eldakar, O. T., Farrell, D. L., & Wilson, D. S. (2007). Selfish punishment: Altruism can be maintained by competition among cheaters. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2007, 198–205.

Eisenberg, D. T. A., MacKillop, J., Modi, M., Beauchemin, J., Dan, D., Lisman, S. A., Lum, J. K., & Wilson, D. S. (2007). Examining impulsivity as an endophenotype using a behavioral approach: A DRD2 TaqI A and DRD4 48-bp VNTR association study. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 3, doi:10.1186/1744-9081-3-2.

Eisenberg, D. T. A., Campbell, B., MacKillop, J., Modi, M., Lum, J. K., & Wilson, D. S. (2007). Polymorphisms in the dopamine D2 and D4 receptor genes and reproductive, sexual, and life history behaviors. Evolutionary Psychology, 5, 696–715.

Wilson, D. S. (2006). The role of group selection in human psychological evolution. In S. W. Gangestad & J. a. Simpson (Eds.), The Evolution of Mind (pp. 213–220). Guilford.

Wilson, D. S. (2006). Human groups as adaptive units: Toward a permanent consensus. In P. Carruthers, S. Laurence, & s. Stich (Eds.), The Innate Mind: Culture and Cognition (pp. 78–90). Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2006). Group Level Evolutionary Processes. In R. Dunbar & L. Barrett (Eds.), Oxford University Press Handbook on Evolutionary Psychology (pp. 49–56). Oxford University Press.

Sontag, C., Wilson, D. S., & Wilcox, R. S. (2006). Social foraging in Bufo americanus tadpoles. Animal Behaviour, 72, 1451–1456.

Fletcher, J. A., Zwick, M., Doebeli, M., & Wilson, D. S. (2006). What’s wrong with inclusive fitness? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 21, 597–598.

Eldakar, O. T., Wilson, D. S., & O’Gorman, R. (2006). Emotions and Actions Associated with Altruistic Helping and Punishment. Evolutionary Psychology, 4, 274–286.

Wilson, D. S. (2005). Testing major evolutionary hypotheses about religion with a random sample. Human Nature, 16, 382–409.

Wilson, D. S. (2005). Natural selection and complex systems: A complex interaction. In C. Hemelrijk (Ed.), Self-organization and Evolution of Biological and Social Systems (pp. 151–165). Cambridge University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2005). Evolutionary Social Constructivism. In J. Gottshcall & D. S. Wilson (Eds.), The Literary Animal: Evolution and the Nature of Narrative (Vol. 2005, pp. 20–37). Northwestern University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2005). Evolution for Everyone: How to increase acceptance of, interest in, and knowledge about evolution. Public Libarary of Science (PLoS) Biology, 3, 1001–1008.

O’Gorman, R., Wilson, D. S., & Miller, R. R. (2005). Altruistic punishing and helping differ in sensitivity to relatedness, friendship, and future interactions. Evolution and Human Behavior, 26(5), 375–387. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2004.12.006

Kniffin, K. M., & Wilson, D. S. (2005). Utilities of Gossip across Organizational Levels. 16(3), 278–292.

Gervais, M., & Wilson, D. S. (2005). The Evolution and Functions of Laughter and Humor: A Synthetic Approach. Quarterly Review of Biology, 80, 395–430.

Wilson, D. S., Timmel, J., & Miller, R. R. (2004). Cognitive cooperation: When the going gets tough, think as a group. Human Nature, 15, 225–250.

Wilson, D. S. (2004). What is wrong with absolute individual fitness? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 19, 245–248.

Wilson, D. S. (2004). The New Fable of the Bees. In K. R. (Ed.), Advances in Austrian Economics (Vol. 9, pp. 201–220). JAI Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2004). Review of Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation (edited by P. Hammerstein). Animal Behavior, 68, 645–647.

Wilson, D. S. (2004). Human groups as adaptive units: Toward a permanent consensus. Ludus Vitalis (Special Issue Dedicated to Ernst Mayr on His 100th Birthday), 12, 91–109.

Wilson, D. S. (2004). A whole new ball game: Commentary on “Cultural group selection, coevolutionary processes, and large-scale cooperation” by Joseph Henrich. To be published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (JEBO). Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 53, 121–125.

Wilson, D. S. (2004). Evolutionary biology, religion, and the stewardship of nature. In B. Taylor (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Continuum International Publishing.

Kniffin, K., & Wilson, D. S. (2004). The effect of non-physical traits on the perception of physical attractiveness: Three naturalistic studies. Evolution and Human Behavior, 25, 88–101.

Wilson, D. S., & Swenson, W. (2003). Community genetics and community selection: Commentary on “Community genetics—Expanding the synthesis of ecology and genetics” (Neuhauser et al) and “Community genetics: A consequence of the extended phenotype” (Whitham et al). Ecology, 84, 586–588.

Wilson, D. S., & O’Gorman, R. (2003). Emotions and Actions associated with norm breaking events. Human Nature, 14, 277–304.

Wilson, D. S., & Miller, R. R. (2003). Altruism, evolutionary psychology, and learning. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, 281–281.

Wilson, D. S., Dietrich, E., & Clark, A. B. (2003). On the inappropriate use of the naturalistic fallacy in evolutionary psychology. Biology and Philosophy, 18, 669–682.

Wilson, D. S. (2003). Multilevel selection and the structure of highly alienated groups. Culture and Psychology, 9(2), 129–131.

Wilson, D. S. (2003). Human evolutionary psychology: Pardon our dust (Review of Human Evolutionary Psychology, by L. Barrett, R. Dunbar, and J. Lycett. Princeton University Press 2002). Evolution, 56(11), 2334–2338.

Wilson, D. S. (2003). Evolutionary Ethics: Multilevel selection is not enough. Comment on “Evolutionary Ethics: An Idea Whose Time has Come?” by Peter Corning, to appear in Politics and the Life Sciences. Politics and the Life Sciences, 22(1), 62–63.

Wilson, D. S., & Sober, E. (2002). The fall and rise and fall and rise and fall and rise of altruism in evolutionary biology. In S. G. Post, L. G. Underwood, J. Schloss, & W. B. Hurlbut (Eds.), Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue. (pp. 182–191). Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. S., & Sober, E. (2002). Reply to commentaries on “Unto Others.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 65, 711–727.

Wilson, D. S., & Sober, E. (2002). Precis of “Unto Others: The evolution and psychology of unselfish behavior.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 65, 681–684.

Wilson, D. S., & Clark, A. B. (2002). Begging and cooperation: An exploratory flight. In J. Wright & M. Leonard (Eds.), The Evolution of Begging: Competition, Cooperation, and Communication (pp. 43–64). Kluwer.

Wilson, D. S. (2002). Group Selection. Oxford Encyclopedia of Evolution, 450–454.

Wilson, D. S. (2002). Evolution, morality and human potential. In S. J. Scher & F. Rauscher (Eds.), Evolutionary Psychology: Alternative approaches (pp. 55–70). Kluwer Press.

Sober, E., & Wilson, D. S. (2002). Perspectives and parameterizations: Commentary on Benjamin Kerr and Peter Godfrey-smith’s “Individualist and Multi-level perspectives on selection in structured populatons. Biology and Philosophy, 17, 529–537.

Wilson, D. S. (2001). Religious Groups as Adaptive Units. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 23, 467–503.

Wilson, D. S. (2001). Religious groups and homogeneous merchant groups as adaptive units: A multilevel evolutionary perspective. Journal of Bioeconomics, 2, 271–273.

Wilson, D. S. (2001). Evolutionary biology: Stuggling to escape exclusively individual selection (review of L. Keller, ed., Levels of selection in evolution). Quarterly Review of Biology, 76, 199–205.

Wilson, D. S. (2001). Cooperation and altruism. In C. W. Fox, D. A. Roff, & D. J. Fairbairn (Eds.), Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and case studies (pp. 222–231). Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2000). Animal movement as a group-level adaptation. In S. Boinski & P. A. Garber (Eds.), On the move: How and why animals travel in groups (pp. 238–258). University of Chicago Press.

Wilson, D. S., Wilczynski, C., Wells, A., & Weiser, L. (2000). Gossip and other aspects of language as group-level adaptations. In C. Heyes & L. Huber (Eds.), Cognition and Evolution (pp. 347–365). MIT Press.

Wilson, D. S. (2000). The challenge of understanding complexity: Comment on “Niche construction, biological evolution and cultural change” by K.N. Laland, J. Odling-Smee, and M.W. Feldman. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 163–164.

Wilson, D. S. (2000). Nonzero and nonsense: Group Selection, Nonzerosumness, and the Human Gaia Hypothesis. Skeptic, 8, 84–89.

Wilson, D. S. (2000). Innate psychology and open-ended processes: Finding the middle ground (commentary on The Brain and Emotion, by E.T. Rolls). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 219–219.

Swenson, W., Wilson, D. S., & Elias, R. (2000). Artificial Ecosystem Selection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 97, 9110–9114.

Swenson, W., Arendt, J., & Wilson, D. S. (2000). Artificial selection of microbial ecosystems for 3-chloroaniline biodegradation. Environmental Microbiology, 2, 564–571.

Sober, E., & Wilson, D. S. (2000). Morality and “Unto Others”: Response to commentary discussion. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 7, 257–268.

Sober, E., & D.S., Wilson. (2000). Summary of Unto Others: The evolution and psychology of unselfish behavior. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 7, 185–206.

Robinson, B. W., Wilson, D. S., & Margosian, A. S. (2000). A pluralistic analysis of character release in pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus). Ecology, 81, 2799–2812.

Mitteldorf, J. J., & Wilson, D. S. (2000). Population viscosity and the evolution of altruism. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 204, 481–496.

Dugatkin, L. A., & Wilson, D. S. (2000). Assortative interactions and the evolution of cooperation during predator inspection in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Evolutionary Ecology Research, 2, 761–767.

Wilson, D. S., & Kniffin, K. M. (1999). Multilevel selection and the social transmission of behavior. Human Nature, 10, 291–310.

Wilson, D. S. (1999). Tasty slice—But where is the rest of the pie? (Review of Evolutionary Psychology, by David Buss). Evolution and Human Behavior, 20, 279–289.

Wilson, D. S. (1999). Society as organism: A group selection primer. Skeptic, 7(4).

Wilson, D. S. (1999). Listen to your mother: Review of Sex and Death, by K. Sterelny and P. Griffiths. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 14, 370–371.

Wilson, D. S. (1999). Flying over uncharted territory: Review of The Meme Machine, by Susan Blackmore. Science, 285, 206.

Wilson, D. S. (1999). A critique of R.D. Alexander’s views on group selection. Biology and Philosophy, 14, 431–449.

DeWitt, T. J., Robinson, B. W., & Wilson, D. S. (1999). Functional diversity among predators of a freshwater snail imposes an adaptive tradeoff for shell morphology. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 2, 129–148.

Arendt, J. D., & Wilson, D. S. (1999). Countergradient selection for rapid growth in pumpkinseed sunfish. Ecology, 80, 2793–2798.

Wilson, D. S., & Sober, E. (1998). Multilevel selection and the revival of group-level functionalism (reply to N. Thompson). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21, 304–306.

Wilson, D. S., Near, D. C., & Miller, R. R. (1998). Individual differences in Machiavellianism as a mix of cooperative and exploitative strategies. Evolution and Human Behavior, 19, 203–212.

Wilson, D. S. (1998). The Golden Rule of Group Selection: Reply to Robert Trivers’ review of Unto Others. Skeptic, 6, 83–86.

Wilson, D. S. (1998). Hunting, sharing and multilevel selection: The tolerated theft model revisited. Current Anthropology, 39, 73–97.

Wilson, D. S. (1998). Evolutionary game theory and human behavior. In L. A. Dugatkin & H. K. Reeve (Eds.), Game theory and animal behavior (pp. 261–282). Oxford University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (1998). Adaptive individual differences within single populations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 353, 199–205.

Robinson, B. W., & Wilson, D. S. (1998). Optimal foraging theory, specialization and a solution to Liem’s paradox. American Naturalist, 151, 223–235.

Dewitt, T. J., Sih, a, & Wilson, D. S. (1998). Costs and limits of phenotypic plasticity. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 13(2), 77–81.

Coleman, K., & Wilson, D. S. (1998). Shyness and boldness in pumpkinseed sunfish: Individual differences are context specific. Animal Behaviour, 56, 927–936.

Wilson, D. S. (1997). Biological Communities as Functionally Organized Units. Ecology, 78(7), 2018–2024.

Wilson, D. S., & Sober, E. (1996). More on group selection and human behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19(4), 782–787.

Wilson, D. S., Near, D., & Miller, R. R. (1996). Machiavellianism: A synthesis of the evolutionary and psychological literatures. Psychological Bulletin, 199, 285–299.

Wilson, D. S., Muzzall, P. M., & Ehlinger, T. J. (1996). Parasites, morphology and habitat use in a bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) population. Copeia, 1996, 348–354.

Wilson, D. S., & Dugatkin, L. A. (1996). A reply to Lombari and Hurlbert. Animal Behavior, 52, 423–425.

Wilson, D. S., & Clark, A. B. (1996). The shy and the bold. Natural History, 9/96, 26–28.

Robinson, B. W., Wilson, D. S., & Shea, G. O. (1996). Trade-offs of ecological specialization in pumpkinseed sunfish. Ecology, 77, 170–178.

Robinson, B. W., & Wilson, D. S. (1996). Genetic variation and phenotypic plasticity in a trophically polymorphic population of pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus). Evolutionary Ecology, 10, 1–22.

Wilson, D. S., Clark, A. B., Coleman, K., & Dearstyne, T. (1995). Reply to Greenberg. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 166–166.

Wilson, D. S. (1995). Sociopathy within and between small groups (commentary on target article by L. Mealey). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18, 577–577.

Wilson, D. S. (1995). Language as a community of interacting belief systems: A case study involving conduct toward self and others. Biology and Philosophy, 10, 77–97.

Wilson, D. S. (1995). Indeterminacy and multiple ESS’s in evolutionary theory (Commentary on target article by K. MacDonald0. Politics and the Life Sciences, 14, 3–46.

Wilson, D. S. (1995). Holding a mirror to human evolutionary psychology (review of The Moral Animal, by Robert Wright. Pantheon Books, New York). Quarterly Review of Biology, 70, 53–56.

Wilson, D. S. (1995). Book Review: Darwinism evolving: Systems dynamics and the genealogy of natural selection. Artificial Life, 2(2), 261–267.

Robinson, B. W., & Wilson, D. S. (1995). Experimentally induced morphological diversity in Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Copeia, 1995, 294–304.

Wilson, D. S., & Yoshimura, J. (1994). On the coexistence of specialists and generalists. American Naturalist, 144, 692–707.

Wilson, D. S., & Wells, A. (1994). Radical epistasis and the genotype-phenotype relationship. Artificial Life, 2, 117–128.

Wilson, D. S., & Sober, E. (1994). Reintroducing group selection to the human behavioral sciences. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 17, 585–654.

Wilson, D. S., Clark, A. B., Coleman, K., & Dearstyne, T. (1994). Shyness and boldness in humans and other animals. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 442–446.

Wilson, D. S., Clark, A. B., Coleman, K., & Dearstyne, T. (1994). Shyness and boldness in humans and other animals. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 442–446.

Wilson, D. S. (1994). Adaptive genetic variation and human evolutionary psychology. Ethology and Sociobiology, 15, 219–235.

Sober, E., & Wilson, D. S. (1994). A critical review of philosophical work on the units of selection problem. Philosophy of Science, 61, 534–555.

Robinson, B. W., & Wilson, D. S. (1994). Character displacement and character release in fish: A neglected literature. American Naturalist, 144, 596–627.

Dugatkin, L. A., & Wilson, D. S. (1994). Choice experiments and cognition: A reply to Lamprecht and Hofer. Animal Behavior, 47, 1459–1461.

Dugatkin, L. A., & Wilson, D. S. (1994). Altruism, tit-for-tat and “outlaw” genes. Evolutionary Ecology, 8, 431–437.

Wilson, D. S., Coleman, K., Clark, A. B., & Biederman, L. (1993). Shy-bold continuum in pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus): An ecological study of a psychological trait. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 107(3), 250–260. https://doi.org/10.1037/0735-7036.107.3.250

Wilson, D. S. (1993). Review of The Adapted Mind (J.H. Barkow, L. Cosmides, and J. Tooby, eds., Oxford University Press. Quarterly Review of Biology, 68, 621–623.

Trumbo, S. T., & Wilson, D. S. (1993). Brood discrimination, nestmate discrimination and determinants of social behavior in facultatively quasisocial beetles (Nicrophorus sp). Behavioral Ecology, 4, 332–339.

Robinson, B., Wilson, D. S., Margosian, A. S., & Lotito, P. (1993). Ecological and morphological differentiation of pumpkinseed sunfish in lakes without bluegill sunfish. Evolutionary Ecology, Dugatkin, L. A., & Wilson, D. S. (1993). 

Language and levels of selection (commentary on target article of R.I.M. Dunbar). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, 701–701.7, 451–464.

Dugatkin, L. A., & Wilson, D. S. (1993). Fish behavior, partner choice experiments and cognitive ethology. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 3, 368–372.

Brown, J. M., & Wilson, D. S. (1993). Poecilochirus carabi: Behavioral and life history adaptations to different hosts and consequences of geographical shifts in host communities. In M. Houck (Ed.), Mites: Ecological and evolutionary analysis of life history patterns. (pp. 1–22). Chapman and Hall.

Wilson, D. S., Pollock, G., & Dugatkin, L. A. (1992). Can altruism evolve in purely viscous populations? Evolutionary Ecology, 6, 331–341.

Wilson, D. S., & Dugatkin, L. A. (1992). Altruism: Contemporary debates. In E. F. Keller & E. A. Lloyd (Eds.), Keywords in evolutionary biology (pp. 29–33). Harvard University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (1992). On the relationship between psychological and evolutionary definitions of altruism and selfishness. Biology and Philosophy, 7, 61–68.

Wilson, D. S. (1992). Group Selection. In E. F. Keller & E. A. Lloyd (Eds.), Key words in evolutionary biology (pp. 145–148). Harvard University Press.

Wilson, D. S. (1992). Complex interactions in metacommunities, with implications for biodiversity and higher levels of selection. Ecology, 73, 1984–2000.

Dugatkin, L. A., & Wilson, D. S. (1992). The prerequisites for strategic behavior in bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus). Animal Behavior, 44, 223–230.

Brown, J., & Wilson, D. S. (1992). Local specialization of phoretic mites on sympatric carrion beetle hosts. Ecology, 73, 463–479.

Wilson, D. S., & Dugatkin, L. A. (1991). TIT-FOR-TAT vs. Nepotism, or, why should you be nice to your rotten brother? Evolutionary Ecology, 5, 291–299.

Wilson, D. S. (1991). Reply to J. Kopp’s critique of “Levels of selection: An alternative to individualism in biology and the human sciences. Social Networks, 13, 393–395.

Dugatkin, L. A., & Wilson, D. S. (1991). ROVER: a strategy for exploiting cooperators in a patchy environment. American Naturalist, 138, 687–701.

Wilson, D. S. (1990). Weak altruism, strong group selection. Oikos, 59, 135–140.

Wilson, D. S. (1990). Species of thought: A comment on evolutionary epistomology. Biology and Philosophy, 5, 37–62.

Wilson, D. S. (1990). Review of Sociobiological perspectives on human development. (K.B. MacDonald, ed). Quarterly Review of Biology, 64, 98–99.

Wilson, D. S., & Sober, E. (1989). Reviving the superorganism. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 136, 337–356.

Wilson, D. S. (1989). The differentiation of single gene pools by density and frequency dependent selection. In D. Otte & J. A. Endler (Eds.), Speciation and its consequences. Sinauer Associates.

Wilson, D. S. (1989). Review of The latest on the best: Essays on evolution and optimality (J. Dupre, ed.). American Scientist, 78, 54–55.

Wilson, D. S. (1989). Levels of selection: An alternative to individualism in biology and the human sciences. Social Networks, 11, 257–272.

Wilson, D. S. (1988). Strategies of knowledge acquisition (Comment on C. S. Findlay and C. J. Lumsden’s The creative mind: Toward an evolutionary theory of discovery and innovation). Journal of Social and Biological Structures, 11, 161–161.

Wilson, D. S. (1988). Holism and reductionism in evolutionary biology. Oikos, 53(269–273).

Taylor, P. D., & Wilson, D. S. (1988). A mathematical model for altruism in haystacks. Evolution, 42, 193–197.

Ehlinger, T., & Wilson, D. S. (1988). Complex foraging polymorphism in the bluegill sunfish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 85, 1878–1882.

Wilson, D. S., & Knollenberg, W. G. (1987). Adaptive indirect effects: The fitness of burying beetles with and without their phoretic mites. Evolutionary Ecology, 1, 139–159.

Wilson, D. S. (1987). Altruism in mendelian populations derived from sibgroups: The haystack model revisited. Evolution, 41, 1059–1070.

Wilson, D. S., & Turelli, M. (1986). Stable underdominance and the evolutionary invasion of empty niches. American Naturalist, 127, 835–850.

Wilson, D. S. (1986). Review of the biology of mutualism (D.H. Boucher, ed., Oxford University Press). Quarterly Review of Biology, 61, 544–544.

Gleeson, S. K., & Wilson, D. S. (1986). Equilibrium diet: Optimal foraging and prey coexistence. Oikos, 46, 139–144.

Wilson, D. S. (1985). Adaptive indirect effects. In T. Case & J. M. Diamond (Eds.), Ecological communities (pp. 437–444). Harper and Row.

Clark, A. B., & Wilson, D. S. (1985). The onset of incubation in birds. American Naturalist, 125, 603–611.

Wilson, D. S., & Gleeson, S. (1984). The evolution of interspecific interactions (review of two books entitled Coevolution). Quarterly Review of Biology, 59, 299–302.

Wilson, D. S., Fudge, J., & Knollenberg, W. G. (1984). Species packing and temperature dependent competition among burying beetles. Ecological Entomology, 9, 205–216.

Wilson, D. S., & Fudge, J. (1984). Burying beetles: Intraspecific interactions and reproductive success in the field. Ecological Entomology, 9, 195–203.

Wilson, D. S. (1984). Food discrimination and ovarian development in burying beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorus). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 77, 165–170.

Wilson, D. S., & Gleeson, S. (1983). A big book on sex (review of G. Bell’s The Masterpiece of Nature). Evolution, 37, 428–430.

Wilson, D. S. (1983). The group selection controversy: History and current status. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 14, 159–187.

Wilson, D. S. (1983). The effect of population structure on the evolution of mutualism: A field test involving burying beetles and their phoretic mites. American Naturalist, 121, 851–870.

Wilson, D. S. (1983). Reply to Treisman. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 102, 459–462.

Wilson, D. S., & Hedrick, A. (1982). Speciation and the economics of mate choice. Evolutionary Theory, 6, 15–24.

Wilson, D. S. (1982). Genetic polymorphism for carrier preference in a phoretic mite. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 75, 293–296.

Wilson, D. S., & Colwell, R. K. (1981). The evolution of sex ratio in structured demes. Evolution, 35, 882–897.

Wilson, D. S. (1981). Animal communities. McGraw-Hill 1981 Yearbook of Science and Technology.

Clark, A. B., & Wilson, D. S. (1981). Avian breeding adaptations: Hatching asynchrony, brood reduction, and nest failure. Quarterly Review of Biology, 56, 253–277.

Wilson, D. S. (1980). Suicide, beanbag genetics and pleiotrophy (comment on D. de Catazaro’s Human suicide: A biological perspective). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 3, 265–290.

Slatkin, M., & Wilson, D. S. (1980). Coevolution in structured demes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 76, 2084–2087.

Wilson, D. S. (1979). Structured demes and trait group variation. American Naturalist, 113, 606–610.

Wilson, D. S., Leighton, M., & Leighton, D. (1978). Interference competition in a tropical ripple bug (Hemiptera, Veliidae). Biotropica, 10, 302–306.

Wilson, D. S. (1978). Prudent predation—A field test involving three species of tiger beetles. Oikos, 31, 128–136.

Wilson, D. S. (1978). A cultural route to biological fitness. Evolutionary Theory, 3, 235–236.

Wilson, D. S., & Clark, A. B. (1977). Above ground predator defence in the harvester termite Hodotermes mossambicus (Hagen). Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa, 40, 271–282.

Wilson, D. S. (1977). Structured demes and the evolution of group advantageous traits. American Naturalist, 111, 157–185.

Wilson, D. S. (1977). How nepotistic is the brain worm? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2, 421–425.

Wilson, D. S. (1976). Evolution on the level of communities. Science, 192, 1358–1360.

Wilson, D. S. (1976). Deducing the energy available in the environment—An application of optimal foraging theory. Biotropica, 8, 86–103.

Wilson, D. S. (1975). The adequacy of body size as a niche difference. American Naturalist, 109, 769–789.

Wilson, D. S. (1975). Group selection in predator-prey communities (review of book by M. Gilpin). Science, 189, 870–870.

Wilson, D. S. (1975). A theory of group selection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 72, 143–146.

Wilson, D. S. (1974). Prey capture and competition among ant-lions. Biotropica, 6, 187–193.

Wilson, D. S. (1973). Food size selection among copepods. Ecology, 54, 909–914.