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1975 - 1979

McAndrew, F.T. (1978). Memory disruption in mice following immersion in cold water. Journal of General Psychology, 99, 151-152.

McAndrew, F.T., Ryckman, R.M., Horr, W., & Solomon, R. (1978). The effects of invader placement of spatial markers on territorial behavior in a college population. Journal of Social Psychology, 104, 149-150.

Hodosh, R.J., Ringo, J., & McAndrew, F.T. (1979). Density and lek displays in Drosophila grimshawi. Ethology: International Journal of Behavioural Biology, 49, 164-172. (Formerly Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie)

1980 - 1984

McAndrew, F.T. (1981). Interpersonal attraction, arousal, and nonverbal immediacy behaviors. Doctoral dissertation, University of Maine. Abstract appears in Dissertation Abstracts International, 1982, 42, February, 3499-3500b.

McAndrew, F.T. (1981). Pattern of performance and attributions of ability and genderPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 7, 583-587.

Nichols, K.R., and McAndrew, F.T. (1984). Stereotyping and autostereotyping in Spanish, Malaysian, and American college students. Journal of Social Psychology, 124, 179-189.

McAndrew, F.T., Gold, J.A., Lenney, E., & Ryckman, R.M. (1984). Explorations in immediacy: The nonverbal system and its relationship to affective and situational factors. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 8, 210-228.

McAndrew, F.T. (1984). Comparative psychology, ethology, and external validity: Does it always matter if the snark is a boojum? Comparative Psychology Newsletter, 4, 1-4.

1985 - 1989

McAndrew, F.T. (1985). A classroom demonstration of the primacy effect in the attribution of ability. Teaching of Psychology, 12, 209-211.

O'Connell, B.J., Harper, R.S., & McAndrew, F.T. (1985). Grip strength as a function of exposure to red or green visual stimulation. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 61,1157-1158.

Bardack, N.R., and McAndrew, F.T. (1985). The influence of physical attractiveness and manner of dress on success in a simulated personnel decision. Journal of Social Psychology, 125, 777-778.

McAndrew, F.T., and Warner, J.E. (1986). Arousal seeking and the maintenance of mutual gaze in same and mixed-sex dyads. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 10, 168-172.

Harris, P.B., and McAndrew, F.T. (1986). Territoriality and compliance: The influence of gender and location on willingness to sign petitions. Journal of Social Psychology, 126, 657-662.

McAndrew, F.T. (1986). A cross-cultural study of recognition thresholds for facial expressions of emotion. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 17, 211-224.

McAndrew, F.T. (1987). Decoding visual dominance among Pakistani college studentsJournal of Social Psychology, 127, 317-320.

Thieman, T.J., McAndrew, F.T., Arnold, J.D., Rosenkoetter, J.S., Baker, L., Lombardi, B., & Zachry, W.H. (1987). Instructor's Manual and Test File to Accompany Feldman's Understanding Psychology. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Hoots, M.A., McAndrew, F.T., & Francois, G.R. (1989). Decoding of gestures in kindergarten, first, and third grade children. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 150117-118.

1990 - 1994

McAndrew, F.T. (1990). The Semantic Differential Scale of National Stereotypes. In E. Perloff (Ed.), Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI). Pittsburgh, PA: Behavioral Measurement Database Service.

McAndrew, F.T. (1990). Auto- and Heterostereotyping in Pakistani, French, and American college students. Journal of Social Psychology, 130, 341-351.

Johnson, J.L., McAndrew, F.T., & Harris, P.B. (1991). Sociobiology and the naming of adopted And natural children. Evolution and Human Behavior, 12, 365-375. (Formerly Ethology and Sociobiology)

McAndrew, F.T. (1993). Environmental Psychology. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole. ISBN: 0534193080 (Also published in three different Chinese editions, one Arabic translation, one Iranian translation (Farsi), & a customized edition for use at Arizona State University)

Goodman, G.H., and McAndrew, F.T. (1993). Domes and Astroturf: A note on the relationship between the physical environment and the performance of major league baseball players. Environment and Behavior, 25, 121-125.

McAndrew, F.T. (1993). The home advantage in individual sports. Journal of Social Psychology, 133, 401-403.

1995 - 1999

McAndrew, F.T., and Akande, A. (1995). African Perceptions of Americans of African and European Descent. Journal of Social Psychology, 135, 649-655.

McAndrew, F.T. (1995). What is "Environmental Psychology", and what can it offer to students concerned about environmental issues? Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 1689-92.

McAndrew, F.T. (1996). A classroom demonstration of the primacy effect in the attribution of ability. In M.E. Ware & D.E. Johnson (Eds.), Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of Psychology. (Volume III) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

McAndrew, F.T. (1998). The Measurement of "Rootedness" and the Prediction of Attachment to Hometowns in College Students. The Journal of Environmental Psychology, 18, 409-417.

McAndrew, F.T., Akande, A., Turner, S., & Sharma, Y. (1998). A cross-cultural ranking of stressful life events in Germany, India, South Africa, & the United States. Journal of Cross- Cultural Psychology, 29, 717-727.

Soliman, D.R. & McAndrew, F.T. (1998). Self-Concept in Arabs and Arab-Americans. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 3, 124-126.

2000 - 2004

McAndrew, F.T. (2000). A classroom demonstration of the primacy effect in the attribution of ability. In M.E. Ware & D.E. Johnson (Eds.), Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of Psychology. (Volume III), 2nd Edition,  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

McKinney, B.A., & McAndrew, F.T. (2000). Sexuality, gender, and sport: Does playing have a price? Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 5, 152-158.

McAndrew, F.T., Akande, A., Bridgstock, R., Mealey, L., Gordon, S., Scheib, J., Akande-Adetoun, B.E., Odeale, F., Morakinyo, A., Nyahete, P., & Mubvakure, G. (2000). A Multicultural Study of Stereotyping in English-Speaking Countries. Journal of Social Psychology, 140, 487-502.

Brackney, M., & McAndrew, F.T. (2001). Ecological world views and receptivity to different types of arguments for preserving endangered species. Journal of Environmental Education, 33, 17-20.

McAndrew, F. T. (2002). New evolutionary perspectives on altruism: Multilevel selection and costly signaling theories. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 11, 79-82.

McAndrew, F.T., King, J.C., & Honoroff, L.R. (2002). A Sociobiological Analysis of Namesaking Patterns in 322 American Families. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 851-864.

McAndrew, F.T., & Milenkovic, M.A. (2002). Of tabloids and family secrets: The evolutionary psychology of gossip. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 1064-1082.


McAndrew, F. T. (2003). Evolution and the problem of altruism: Current and historical perspectives. In S. Shohov (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research, Volume 27 (pp. 277-288) Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Carlson, E. A., & McAndrew, F. T. (2004). Body shape ideals and perceptions of body shape in Spanish and American college students. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 99, 1071-1074.

2005 - 2009

Minervini, B. P., & McAndrew, F. T. (2006). The mating strategies and mate preferences of mail order brides. Cross-Cultural Research, 40, 111-129.

Klinesmith, J., Kasser, T., & McAndrew, F. T. (2006). Guns, testosterone, and aggression: An experimental test of a mediational model. Psychological Science, 17568-571.

Rybak, A., & McAndrew, F. T. (2006). How do we decide who our friends are? Defining levels of friendship in Poland and the United States. Journal of Social Psychology. 146, 147-163.

Turner, S. L., & McAndrew, F. T. (2006). A Laboratory Simulation of Parental Investment Decisions: The Role of Future Reproductive Opportunity and Offspring Quality in Determining Levels of Parental Investment. Evolutionary Psychology, 4, 197-207.

McAndrew, F. T. (2006). Female infidelity and paternal uncertainty: Evolutionary perspectives on male anti-cuckoldry tactics. A review of a book by the same title by S.M. Platek & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Cambridge University Press, The Journal of Mind and Behavior, 27, 367-371.

McAndrew, F. T., Bell, E. K., & Garcia, C. M. (2007). Who do we tell, and whom do we tell on? Gossip as a strategy for status enhancementJournal of Applied Social Psychology, 37, 1562-1577.

McAndrew, F. T., & Garrison, A. J. (2007). Beliefs about gender differences in methods and causes for suicide. Archives of Suicide Research, 11, 271-279.

De Backer, C., Nelissen, M., Vyncke, P., Braeckman, J., & McAndrew, F. T. (2007)Celebrities: From teachers to friends. A test of two hypotheses on the adaptiveness of celebrity gossip. Human Nature, 18, 334-354.

McAndrew, F. T. (2008). Can gossip be good? Scientific American MindOctober/November, 26-33. (Cover Story)

McAndrew, F. T. (2008). The psychology of gossip. Psychology Teacher Network, 175-7.

McAndrew, F. T. (2008). Love Gossip? Don't worry. It's only human nature. Knox Magazine, 92 (Spring), 14-15.

Klinesmith, J., Kasser, T., & McAndrew, F. T. (2008). Guns, testosterone, and aggression. In W. A. Lesko (Ed.), Readings in Social Psychology: General, Classic, and Contemporary Selections (7th Ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

McAndrew, F. T. (2009). The interacting roles of testosterone and challenges to status in human male aggression. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 14, 330-335.

2010 - 2014

Stringfellow, E. L., & McAndrew, F. T. (2010). Parents’ Divorce is More Strongly Related to the Self-Perceived Promiscuity and Drinking Behavior of Male than of Female College Students. Journal of College Student Development, 51, 599- 600.

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.

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., & 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.

2015 - 2019

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: Springer International Publishing.

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: Springer International Publishing.

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 21). Houses of Horror. Aeon.

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

2020 - 2024

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: Springer International Publishing.

McAndrew, F., T. (2021). Heroic Rescue in Humans. In T. Shackelford & V. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, pp. 3677-3683. New York: Springer International Publishing.

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. (2022). The namesaking of children as a strategy for managing kin relations and bonding fathers to their children. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 16 (3), 220-228.

McAndrew, F.T. (2023). You can’t be happy all the time, but don’t stop trying. In L. Gaetz & D. Pelaez Gaetz (Eds.), Avenues 1 - English Skills (3rd Ed.). Montreal: Pearson ERPI. ISBN13: 9782766153794

McAndrew, F. T. (2023). If you give a man a gun: The evolutionary psychology of mass shootings. In J. Densley (Ed.) The Conversation on Guns, pp. 54-61. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

McAndrew, F. T. (2023). Heroic Behavior as Costly Signaling. In Allison, S. T., Goethals, G., Beggan, J., & Kinsella, E. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Heroism Studies. New York: Springer International Publishing. (available online September 20, 2023)

McAndrew, F. T., & Sbai, Z. (2023). Perceptions of the personalities of namesaked children as a function of their gender and birth orderPsychological Reports, 126 (5), (available online November 8, 2023)

McAndrew, F.T., Doriscar, J.E., Schmidt, N.T., & Niebauer, C. (2024 - IN REVIEW). Explorations in Creepiness: Tolerance for Ambiguity and Susceptibility to "Not Just Right Experiences" Predict the Ease of Getting "Creeped Out."Journal of Applied Social Psychology,

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

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