Publications

Recent or in press

Van der Sluis, JK, Van der Steen, S, Stulp, G & Den Hartigh, R. (in press). Individual dynamics of talented adolescents. Chapter in Psychological development in adolescence: Insights from he dynamic systems approach (S. Kunnen, M. van der Gaag, N. de Ruiter, B. Jeronimus, editors). Download


Tropf, FC, Lee, SH, Verweij, RM, Stulp, G, van der Most, PJ, de Vlaming, R, Bakshi, A., Briley, DA, Rahal, C, Hellpap, R, Iliadou, AN, Esko, T, Metspalu, A, Medland, SE, Martin, NG, Barban, N, Snieder, H, Robinson, MR & Mills, MC. (2017). Hidden heritability due to heterogeneity across seven populations. Nature Human Behaviour 1: 757-765. Download


Stulp, G., Sear, R., Schaffnit, S.B., Mills, M.C. & Barrett, L. (2016). The reproductive ecology of industrial societies, Part II: the association between wealth and fertility. Human Nature 27(4): 445–470. Download


Stulp, G., Sear, R. & Barrett, L. (2016). The reproductive ecology of industrial societies, Part I: why measuring fertility matters. Human Nature 27(4): 422–444. Download


Stulp, G., Simons, M.J.P., Grasman, S. & Pollet, T.V. (2017). Assortative mating for human height: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Human Biology 29(1): e22917. Download


Barrett, L. & Stulp, G. (2016). Revolution, Reconciliation, Integration: Is there a way to bring social and biological anthropology together? Evolutionary Anthropology 25: 175–182. Download


Stulp, G. & Barrett, L. (2016). Wealth, fertility, and adaptive behaviour in industrial populations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150153. Download


Barrett, L. & Stulp, G. (in press). Evolutionary Psychology. International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Wiley Online Library. Download


Stulp, G. & Barrett, L. (2016). Evolutionary perspectives on human height variation. Biological Reviews 91(1): 206-234. Download


Stulp, G., (in press). ‘Big Man’. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer International Publishing. Download

2015

Pollet, T.V., Stulp, G., Henzi, P. & Barrett, L. (2015). Taking the aggravation out of data aggregation: a conceptual guide to dealing with statistical issues related to the pooling of individual-level observational data. American Journal of Primatology 77(7): 727–740. Download


Tropf, F.C., Stulp, G., Barban, N., Visscher, P.M., Yang, J., Snieder, H. Mills, M.C. (2015). Human fertility, molecular genetics, and natural selection in modern societies. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0126821. Download


Barrett, L., Pollet, T.V. & Stulp, G. (2015). Evolved biocultural beings (who invented computers). Frontiers in Psychology 6:1047. Download


Stulp, G., Barrett, L., Tropf, F.C. & Mills, M. (2015). Does natural selection favour taller stature among the tallest people on earth?Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20150211. Download


Stulp, G., Pollet, T.V. & Barrett, L. (2015). The not-always-uniquely-predictive power of an evolutionary approach to understanding our not-so-computational nature. Frontiers in Psychology 6(419):1-4. Download


Conway, JR, Noë, N, Stulp, G, & Pollet, TV. Finding your Soulmate: Homosexual and heterosexual age preferences in online dating. Personal Relationships 22(4): 666–678. Download


Stulp, G, Buunk, AP, Verhulst, S & Pollet, TV. (2015). Human height is positively related to interpersonal dominance in dyadic interactions. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0117860, Download


Sorokowski, P., Sorokowska, A., Butovskaya, M., Stulp, G., Huanca, T. & Fink, B. (2015). Body height preferences and actual dimorphism in stature between partners in two non-Western societies (Hadza and Tsimane’). Evolutionary Psychology 13(2): 455-469. Download


Stulp, G. & Barrett, L. (2015). Fertility Theory: Theory of Life History Evolution. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 9. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 40–45. Download

2014

Barrett, L., Pollet, T.V. & Stulp, G. (2014). From computers to cultivation: reconceptualizing evolutionary psychology. Frontiers in Psychology 5: 1-14. Download


Buunk, A.P., Stulp, G. & Ormel, J. (2014). Parental social status and intrasexual competitiveness among adolescents. Evolutionary Psychology 12(5): 1022-1037. Download


Stulp, G. & Barrett, L. (2014). The course (of) (or) history of life? A response to “A life-course approach to fertility”. Demographic Research. Download


Stulp, G.* , Mills, M., Pollet, T.V. & Barrett, L.* (2014). Non-linear associations between stature and mate choice characteristics for American men and their spouses. American Journal of Human Biology 26:530–537. * authors contributed equally. Download


Simons, M.J.P., Stulp, G. & Nakagawa, S. (2014). A statistical approach to distinguish telomere elongation from error in longitudinal datasets. Biogerontology 15(1): 99-103. Download


Varella Valentova, J.V., Stulp, G., Třebický, V. & Havlíček, J. (2014). Preferred and actual relative height among homosexual male partners vary with preferred dominance and sex role. PLoS ONE 9(1): e86534. Download


Stulp, G. & Barrett, L. (2014). Binomial tests and randomization approaches: the case of US presidential candidate height and election outcomes. In SAGE Research Methods Cases. SAGE Publications Ltd. Download

2013

Pollet, T.V., Stulp, G. & Groothuis, A.G.G. (2013). Born to win? Testing the fighting hypothesis in realistic fights: left-handedness in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Animal Behaviour 86(3): 839-843. Download


Stulp, G., Buunk, A.P., Kurzban, R. & Verhulst, S. (2013). The height of choosiness: mutual mate choice for stature results in sub-optimal pair formation for both sexes. Animal Behaviour 86(1): 37-46. Download


Barrett, L. & Stulp, G. (2013). Four more reasons why ethology matters: Tinbergen and the human sciences. Human Ethology Bulletin 28(4): 39-49. Download


Barrett, L. & Stulp, G. (2013). Invited Commentary - The pleasures and pitfalls of studying humans from a behavioural ecological perspective. Behavioral Ecology 24: 1045-1046. Download


Cobey, K.D.*, Stulp, G.*, Laan, F., Buunk, A.P. & Pollet, T.V. (2013). Sex differences in risk taking behavior among Dutch cyclists. Evolutionary Psychology 11(2): 350-364. * authors contributed equally. Download


Pollet, T.V., Pratt, S.E., Edwards, G. & Stulp, G. (2013). The Golden Years: men from the Forbes 400 have much younger wives when remarrying than the general US population. Letters on Evolutionary Behavioral Science 4(1): 5-8. Download


Stulp, G., Buunk, A.P. & Pollet, T.V. (2013). Women want taller men more than men want shorter women. Personality and Individual Differences 54(8): 877-883. (reported to be the second most downloaded article in Social Psychology in 2013 by Elsevier). Download


Stulp, G., Buunk, A.P., Pollet, T.V., Nettle, D. & Verhulst, S. (2013). Are human mating preferences with respect to height reflected in actual pairings? PLoS ONE 8(1): e54186. Download


Stulp, G., Buunk, A.P., Verhulst, S., & Pollet, T.V. (2013). Tall claims? Sense and nonsense about the importance of height of US presidents. The Leadership Quarterly 24(1): 159-171. Download

2012

Stulp, G., Kuijper, B., Buunk, A.P., Pollet, T.V. & Verhulst, S. (2012). Intralocus sexual conflict over human height. Biology Letters 8 (6): 976-978. (recommended by the Faculty of 1000). Download


Stulp, G., Kordsmeyer, T., Buunk, A.P. & Verhulst, S. (2012). Increased aggression during human group contests when competitive ability is more similar. Biology Letters 8 (6): 921-923. Download


Stulp, G., Buunk, A.P., Verhulst, S., & Pollet, T.V. (2012). High and Mighty: height increases authority in professional refereeing. Evolutionary Psychology 10 (3): 588-601. Download


Stirrat, M., Stulp, G. & Pollet, T.V. (2012). Bizygomatic width is associated with death by contact violence in a forensic sample: Narrow-faced males are more likely to die from contact violence than wide-faced males. Evolution and Human Behavior 33 (5): 551-556. Download


Stulp, G., Verhulst, S., Pollet, T.V. & Buunk, A.P. (2012). The effect of female height on reproductive success is negative in Western populations, but more variable in non-Western populations. American Journal of Human Biology 24 (4): 486-494. Download


Stulp, G., Pollet, T.V., Verhulst, S. & Buunk, A.P. (2012). A curvilinear effect of height on reproductive success in human males. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66 (3): 375-384. Download

2011 and earlier

Stulp, G., Verhulst, S., Pollet, T.V., Nettle, D. & Buunk, A.P. (2011). Parental height differences predict the need for an emergency Caesarean section. PLoS ONE 6 (6): e20497. Download


Stulp, G., Emery, N.J., Verhulst, S. & Clayton, N.S. (2009). Western scrub-jays conceal auditory information when competitors can hear but cannot see. Biology Letters 5 (5): 583-585. Download


Spenader, J. & Stulp, G. (2007). Antonymy in contrast relations. In:Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Computational Semantics, Tilburg, 10-12 January, 2007. Download