Recent & Forthcoming Academic Publications

Mast, J. F., & McAndrew, F. T. (2011). Violent lyrics in heavy metal music can increase aggression in males. North American Journal of Psychology, 13, 63-64.

McAndrew, F. T. (2011). Can Gossip be Good? In M. Cunningham (Ed.), The Reader’s Edge: Book Two (pp. 525-531). New York: McGraw-Hill.

McAndrew, F. T., & De Jonge, C. R. (2011). Electronic person perception: What do we infer about people from the style of their e-mail messages? Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 403-407.

McAndrew, F. T., & Perilloux, C. (2012). The Selfish Hero: A study of the individual benefits of self-sacrificial prosocial behavior. Psychological Reports, 111, 27-43.

McAndrew, F. T., & Perilloux, C. (2012). Is self-sacrificial competitive altruism primarily a male activity? Evolutionary Psychology, 10, 50-65.

McAndrew, F. T. and Jeong, H. S. (2012). Who does what on Facebook? Age, Sex, and Relationship Status as Predictors of Facebook Use. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 2359-2365.

McAndrew, F. T. & Shah, S. (2013). Sex differences in jealousy over Facebook activity. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 2603-2606.

McAndrew, F. T. (2014). On civilizing the unwashed masses. A review of Amy Alkon, Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*CK. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin. Evolutionary Psychology, 12, 827-828.

McAndrew, F. T. (2014). The “Sword of a Woman:” Gossip and female aggression. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19, 196-199.


McAndrew, F. T. (2015). What men endure to be men. A review of Jonathan Gottschall, The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight, and Why We Like to Watch. New York: Penguin Press. Evolutionary Psychology, September, 1-2.


McAndrew, F. T. (2015). Environmental Psychology. New Delhi, India: Indo-American Books. (ISBN : 9382661328)

McAndrew, F. T. (2016). The Truth About Happiness. In L. Gaetz (Ed.), Avenues 1 - English Skills (2nd edition), pp. 31-33. Montreal, Canada: Pearson-ERPI.

McAndrew, F., T. (2016). Mail Order Brides. In T. Shackelford & V. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. New York: SpringerMeteor.

McAndrew, F., T. (2016). Heroic Rescue in Humans. In T. Shackelford & V. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. New York: SpringerMeteor.

Knutson, J. A., & McAndrew, F. T. (2016). The Experience of Competition in Same- versus Mixed-Sex Team Sports. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 24, 7-13.

De Backer, C. J. S., Larson, C., Fisher, M. L., McAndrew, F. T., & Rudnicki, K. (2016).  When strangers start to gossip: Investigating the effects of gossip on cooperation in a prisoner's dilemma gameEvolutionary Psychological Science, 2, 266-277.

McAndrew, F. T., & Koehnke, S. S. (2016). On the Nature of Creepiness. New Ideas in Psychology, 43, 10-15.

McAndrew, F. T. (2017). Competition. In P. I. Joseph (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives. (pp. 367-368). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

McAndrew, F. T. (2017). How “The Gossip” became a woman and how “Gossip” became her weapon of choice. In M. L. Fisher (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition (pp. 191-205). New York: Oxford University Press.


McAndrew, F., T. (2018). War. In T. Shackelford & V. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. New York: SpringerMeteor.

Bird, A. E., & McAndrew, F. T. (2019). Does namesaking a child influence attachment style? North American Journal of Psychology, 21, 39-44.

McAndrew, F.T. (2019).  Gossip as a Social Skill.  In F. Giardini & R. Wittek (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Gossip and Reputation, pp. 173-192.  New York: Oxford University Press.

McAndrew, F. T. (2019, October 29). How Stories about Haunted Houses Become Self-Perpetuating. Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture Blog, Boston: Academic Studies Press.

McAndrew, F. T. (2020). Environmental Psychology. Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C: Wu-Nan Book Inc. (ISBN: 9780534193089)

McAndrew, F. T. (2020). The Psychology, Geography, and Architecture of Horror: How Places Creep Us Out. Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, 4(2), 47-61. (available online, October 7, 2019)

McAndrew, F. T. (2021). Workplace Gossip. In R. Griffin (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Management, New York: Oxford University Press.

McAndrew, F., T. (2021). Costly Signaling Theory. In T. Shackelford & V. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, pp. 1525-1532.  New York: SpringerMeteor.

McAndrew, F. T. (2021). Why Caring About Celebrities Can Be Good for You. In L.Idzikowski (Ed.), Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints: Celebrity Culture. Plymouth, MA: Greenhaven Publishing.

McAndrew, F. T. (2021 - IN PRESS). The namesaking of children as a strategy for managing kin relations and bonding fathers to their children. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences,

McAndrew, F.T. (IN PRESS). The psychology, geography, and architecture of horror. In G. Yeşildağ (Ed.), Architecture and Fear.  Istanbul: Ondokuzonbir Press.

McAndrew, F. T. (Under Revision for Resubmission). The Psychology Behind the "Horror Clown." Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, 

McAndrew, F.T., Doriscar, J.E., Schmidt, N.T., & Niebauer, C. (IN REVIEW). Explorations in Creepiness:  Tolerance for Ambiguity and Susceptibility to "Not Just Right Experiences" Predict the Ease of Getting "Creeped Out."  Psychological Science, 


Podstawska, N., & McAndrew, F. T. Gender differences in the perception of sexual interest in text messages.

McAndrew, F. T., & Sbai, Z. Perceptions of the personalities of namesaked children as a function of their gender and birth order.

McAndrew, F. T., & Cagle, M. D.  Vocational self-concept predicts reactions to negative feedback about one's career goals.

McAndrew, F. T. How does "Being Cool" differ from "Being Popular?"

McAndrew, F. T. Essays on Creepiness (Book in Progress)

McAndrew, F. T. The Psychology of Gossip: Why We Can't Stop Ourselves (Book in Progress)

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