This page gives access to my peer-reviewed academic papers. I have also written a number of books (see here for more details).
The papers appear on this page in a single list in approximately reverse-chronological order. The numbering relates to this complete bibliography: DN master publication list October 2018 .
If instead you would like to see the key papers organized by topic keyword, go here.
195 Nettle, D. and R. Saxe (2021). ‘If men were angels, no government would be necessary’: intuitive theories of human nature and preference for authoritarian leaders.. PsyArXiv , : . Download▼ This is a preprint. Code and data here.
194 Johnson, M., E. A. Johnson, D.Nettle & K. Pickett (2021). Designing trials of Universal Basic Income for health impact: identifying interdisciplinary questions to address. Journal of Public Health , : . Download▼
192 Frankenhuis, W. E. and D. Nettle (2020). Integration of plasticity research across disciplines. Current Opinion in Behavioural Sciences , 36: 157-62. Download▼
191 Johnson, E and D. Nettle (2020). Fairness, generosity and conditionality in the welfare system: the case of UK disability benefits. Global Discourse , : . Download▼
190 Andrews, C., J. Dunn, D. Nettle and M. Bateson (2021). Time perception and patience: Individual differences in interval timing precision predict choice impulsivity in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris. Animal Cognition , : . Download▼ Data and code here.
189 Nettle, D, Gadalla, S, Susser, E, Bateson, M, Aviv, A (2020). Telomere length measurement for longitudinal analysis: the role of assay precision. , : . Download▼ This is a preprint. Code and data here
188 Nettle, D., E. Johnson, M. Johnson and R. Saxe (2021). Why has the COVID-19 pandemic increased support for Universal Basic Income?. Humanities and Social Science Communications , 8: 79. Download▼ Code and data here.
187 Bateson, M; C. Andrews; J. Dunn; C. Egger, F. Gray, M. McHugh and D. Nettle (2020). Food insecurity increases energetic efficiency, not food consumption. Zenodo , : 3741769. Download▼ This is a preprint. Code and data here.
185 Nettle, D. and W. E. Frankenhuis (2020). Life history theory in psychology and evolutionary biology: one research programme or two?. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B. , : . Download▼
184 Frankenhuis, W. E. and D. Nettle (2019). The strengths of people in poverty. Current Directions in Psychological Science , : . Download▼
183 Nettle, D (2019). Selection, adaptation, inheritance and design in human culture: The view from the Price equation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B , in press: . Download▼
182 Fraser, S. and D. Nettle (2020). Hunger affects social decisions in a multi-round Public Goods Game but not a single-shot Ultimatum Game. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology , : . Download▼ Code and data here.
181 Nettle, D (2019). Social inequality: The embedding of adversity across the life course. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health , 47: 672-7. Download▼
179 Nettle, D. and M. Bateson (2019). Food-insecure women eat a less diverse diet in a more temporally variable way: Evidence from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2013-4. Journal of Obesity , 2019: 7174058. Download▼ Code here.
178 Dunn, J, C. Andrews, M. Bateson and D. Nettle (2019). Developmental history, energetic state and choice impulsivity in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris. Animal Cognition , 22: 413-21. Download▼ Code and data here
177 Godell, S,, M. Randle, M. Bateson and D. Nettle (2019). Baseline food insecurity moderates the acute effect of subjective socioeconomic status on food consumption. Frontiers in Psychology , 10: 1886. Download▼ Code and data here.
176 Nettle, D and W. Frankenhuis (2019). The evolution of life history theory: Bibliometric analysis of an interdisciplinary research area. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 286: 20190040. Download▼ Code and data here.
175 Frankenhuis, W., D. Nettle and S. Dall (2019). A case for environmental statistics of early-life effects. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B , 374: 20180110. Download▼
173 Gott, A, C. Andrews, T. Bedford, D. Nettle and M. Bateson (2018). Developmental history and stress responsiveness are related to response inhibition, but not judgement bias, in a cohort of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Animal Cognition , 22: 99-111. Download▼ Data and code here
172 Bateson, M., A. Aviv, L. Bendix, ... and D. Nettle (2019). Smoking does not accelerate leucocyte telomere attrition: a meta-analysis of 18 longitudinal cohorts. Royal Society Open Science , 6: 190420. Download▼ Code and data here.
171 Dunn, J., Andrews, C., Nettle, D. and M. Bateson (2018). Evaluating the cyclic ratio schedule as an assay of feeding behaviour in the European starling (Sturnus vulgaris). PLoS ONE , 13: e0206363. Download▼ Data and code here.
169 Bateson, M, DTA Eisenberg and D. Nettle (2019). Controlling for baseline telomere length biases estimates of the rate of telomere attrition.. Royal Society Open Science , 6: 190937. Download▼ Code here
168 Gott, A., C. Andrews, M. Larriva Hormigos, K. Spencer, M. Bateson and D. Nettle (2018). Chronological age, biological age, and individual variation in the stress response in the European starling: A follow-up study. PeerJ , 6: e5842. Download▼ Data and code here.
167 Van Berkel, M, M. Bateson, D. Nettle and J. Dunn (2018). Can starlings use a reliable cue of future food deprivation to adaptively modify foraging and fat reserves?. Animal Behaviour , 142: 147-55. Download▼ Data and code here
166 Frankenhuis, W., D. Nettle and J. McNamara (2018). Echoes of early life: Recent insights from mathematical modelling. Child Development , 89: 1504-18. Download▼
165 Pepper, G.V., M. Bateson and D. Nettle (2018). Telomeres as integrative markers of exposure to stress and adversity: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Royal Society Open Science , 5: 180744. Download▼ Data and code are here.
164 Nettle, D., M. Joly, E. Broadbent, C. Smith, E. Tittle and M. Bateson (2018). Opportunistic food consumption in relation to childhood and adult food insecurity: An exploratory correlational study. Appetite , 132: 222-9. Download▼ Data and code here
163 Dunn, J., Andrews, C., Nettle, D. and M. Bateson (2018). Early-life begging effort reduces adult body mass but strengthens behavioural defence of the rate of energy intake in European starlings. Royal Society Open Science , 5: 171918. Download▼
162 Frankenhuis, W. and D. Nettle (2018). Open science is liberating and can foster creativity. Perspectives on Psychological Science , 13: 439-47. Download▼
161 Andrews, C., D. Nettle, S. Reichert, T. Bedford, P. Monaghan, M. Bateson (2018). A marker of biological ageing predicts risk preference in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris. Behavioral Ecology , 29: 589-97. Download▼ Data and code here.
160 Nettle, D. (2019). State-dependent cognition and its relevance to cultural evolution. Behavioral Processes , 161: 101-7. Download▼
159 Bonham, T, G.V. Pepper and D. Nettle (2018). The relationships between exercise and affective states: A naturalistic, longitudinal study of recreational runners. PeerJ , 6: e4257. Download▼
158 Neville, V., C. Andrews, D. Nettle and M. Bateson (2017). Dissociating the effects of alternative early-life feeding schedules on the development of adult depression-like phenotypes. Scientific Reports , 7: 14832. Download▼ Data and script here.
157 Bateson, M. and D. Nettle (2018). Why are there associations between telomere length and behaviour?. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B , : . Download▼
156 Andrews C., Nettle D., Larriva, M., Gillespie R., Reichert S., Brilot B.O., Bedford T., Monaghan P., Spencer K.A. and M. Bateson (2017). A marker of biological age explains individual variation in the strength of the adult stress response. Royal Society Open Science , 4: 171208. Download▼ Data and code
155 Pepper G.V., Corby D.H., Bamber R., Smith H., Wong N., and D. Nettle (2017). The influence of mortality and socioeconomic status on risk and delayed rewards: a replication with British participants. PeerJ , 5: e3528. Download▼ Code and data here.
154 Nettle, D. and M. Bateson (2017). Childhood and adult socioeconomic position interact to predict health in mid life in a cohort of British women. PeerJ , 5: e3528. Download▼
153 Bedford, T., Oliver, C.J., Andrews, C., Bateson, M. and Nettle, D. (2017). Effects of early-life adversity and sex on dominance in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris. Animal Behaviour , 128: 51-60 . Download▼ Data and R script.
152 Nettle, D. (2017). Does hunger contribute to socioeconomic gradients in behaviour?. Frontiers in Psychology , 8: 358. Download▼
151 Hartman, S., Li, Z., Nettle, D., & J. Belsky (2017). External-environmental and internal-health early-life predictors of adolescent development. Development and Psychopathology , 29: 1839-49. Download▼
150 Pepper, G. V. and D. Nettle (2017). The behavioural constellation of deprivation: Causes and consequences. Behavioral and Brain Sciences , : e314. Download▼
149 Nettle, D. and M. Bateson (2017). Detecting telomere elongation: Analysis of a proposal by Simons, Stulp and Nakagawa. PeerJ , 5: e3265. Download▼
148 Nettle, D., C. Andrews, S. Reichert, T. Bedford, C. Kolenda, C. Parker, C. Martin-Ruiz, P. Monaghan, M. Bateson (2017). Early-life adversity accelerates cellular ageing and affects adult inflammation: Experimental evidence from the European starling. Scientific Reports , 7: 40794. Download▼ Data and R script
146 Nettle, D., Andrews, C., Reichert, S., Bedford, T., Gott, A., Parker, C., Kolenda, C., Martin-Ruiz, C., Monaghan, P. and Bateson, M. (2016). Brood size moderates associations between relative size, telomere length, and immune development in European starling nestlings. Ecology and Evolution , 6: 8138-48. Download▼ Data and R code
144 Frankenhuis, W.E., K. Panchanathan and D. Nettle (2016). Cognition in harsh and unpredictable environments. Current Opinion in Psychology , 7: 76-80. Download▼
143 Smith, J.E., Gavrilets, S., Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Hooper, P.L., Mouden, C.E., Nettle, D., Hauert, C., Hill, K., Perry, S., Pusey, A.E., van Vugt, M. and Smith, E.A. (2016). Leadership in mammalian societies: emergence, distribution, power, and payoff. Trends in Ecology and Evolution , 31: 54-66. Download▼ Supplementary information
142 Nettle, D., C.P. Andrews, P. Monaghan, B.O. Brilot, T. Bedford, R. Gillespie and M. Bateson (2015). Developmental and familial predictors of adult cognitive traits in the European starling. Animal Behaviour , 107: 239-48. Download▼ Code and data here
141 Bateson, M., M. Emmerson, G. Ergün, P. Monaghan and D. Nettle (2015). Opposite effects of early-life competition and developmental telomere attrition on cognitive biases in juvenile European starlings. PLoS ONE , 10: e0132602. Download▼ Data
140 O’Hagan, D., C. P. Andrews, T. Bedford, M. Bateson and D. Nettle (2015). Early life disadvantage strengthens flight performance trade-offs in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris. Animal Behaviour , 102: 141-8. Download▼ Data and supplementary tables.
139 Adams, J., E. Stamp, D. Nettle, E.M.G. Milne and C. Jagger (2015). Anticipated survival and health behaviours in older English adults: Cross sectional and longitudinal analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. PLoS ONE , 10: e0118782. Download▼
138 Nettle, D. and M. Bateson (2015). Adaptive developmental plasticity: What is it, how can we recognize it and when can it evolve?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 282: 20151005. Download▼
135 Schroeder, K.B., R. McElreath and D. Nettle (2015). Interactions between personality and institutions in cooperative behaviour in humans. . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 370: 20150011. Download▼
134 Clutterbuck, S., J. Adams and D. Nettle (2015). Frequent residential relocations cumulatively accelerate menarcheal timing in a sample of English adolescent girls. Journal of Biosocial Science , 47: 188-202. Download▼
133 Bateson, M., B.O. Brilot, R. Gillespie, P. Monaghan and D. Nettle (2015). Developmental telomere attrition predicts impulsive decision-making in adult starlings. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 282: 20142140. Download▼ Data here
132 Bateson, M., R. Robinson, T. Abayomi-Cole, J. Greenlees, A. O'Connor and D. Nettle (2015). Watching eyes on potential litter can reduce littering: Evidence from two field experiments. PeerJ , 3: e1443. Download▼ Data
131 Andrews, C., J. Viviani, E. Egan, T. Bedford, B. Brilot, D. Nettle, and M. Bateson (2015). Early life adversity increases foraging and information gathering in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris. Animal Behaviour , 109: 123-32. Download▼ Data and R code
130 Nettle, D., P. Monaghan, R. Gillespie, B. Brilot, T. Bedford, and M. Bateson (2015). An experimental demonstration that early-life competitive disadvantage accelerates telomere loss. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 282: 20141610. Download▼ Data
129 Pepper, G. V. and D. Nettle (2014). Socioeconomic disparities in health behaviour: An evolutionary perspective. Applied Evolutionary Anthropology: Darwinian Approaches to Contemporary World Issues (D. W. Lawson & M. Gibson eds.) , : 225-43. Download▼
127 Pepper, G.V. and D. Nettle (2014). Perceived extrinsic mortality risk and reported effort in looking after health: Testing a behavioral ecological prediction. Human Nature , 25: 378-92. Download▼
126 Hill, J.M., Jobling, R., Pollet, T.V. and Nettle, D. (2014). Social capital across urban neighborhoods: A comparison of self-report and observational data. . Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences , 8: 59-69. Download▼
123 El Mouden, C., J-B André, O. Morin and D. Nettle (2014). Cultural transmission and the evolution of human behaviour: A general approach based on the Price equation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology , 27: 231-41. Download▼ Supporting information
122 Clutterbuck, S., J. Adams and D. Nettle (2014). Childhood adversity accelerates intended reproductive timing in adolescent girls without increasing interest in infants. PLoS ONE , 9: e85013. Download▼ Data
121 Nettle, D (2014). What the future held: Childhood psychosocial adversity is associated with health deterioration through adulthood in a cohort of British women. Evolution and Human Behavior , 35: 519-25. Download▼
120 Bateson, PPG and D Nettle (2014). Playfulness, ideas and creativity: A survey. Creativity Research Journal , 26: 219-22. Download▼
119 Pepper, G. V. and D. Nettle (2014). Out of control mortality matters: The effect of perceived uncontrollable mortality risk on a health-related decision. PeerJ , 2: e459. Download▼ Supporting information and data
118 Schroeder, K.B., G.V. Pepper and D. Nettle (2014). Local norms of cheating and the cultural evolution of crime and punishment: A study of two urban neighborhoods. PeerJ , 2: e450. Download▼
117 Fathi, M., M. Bateson and D. Nettle (2014). Effects of watching eyes and norm cues on charitable giving in a surreptitious behavioral experiment. Evolutionary Psychology , 12: 878-87. Download▼
116 Rickard, I.J., W.E. Frankenhuis and D. Nettle (2014). Why are childhood family factors associated with timing of maturation? A role for internal prediction. Perspectives on Psychological Science , 9: 3-15. Download▼
115 Adams, J., E. Stamp, D. Nettle, E.M.G Milne and C. Jagger (2014). Socioeconomic position and the association between anticipated and actual survival in older English adults. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health , 68: 818-25. Download▼
114 Bloxham, L., M. Bateson, T. Bedford, B. Brilot and D. Nettle (2014). The memory of hunger: Developmental plasticity of dietary selectivity in the European starling, Sturnus vulgaris. Animal Behaviour , 91: 33-40. Download▼ Appendices and data
113 Nettle, D., T.E. Dickins, D.A. Coall and P. de Mornay Davies (2013). Patterns of physical and psychological development in future teenage mothers. Evolution, Medicine and Public Health , 1: 187-96. Download▼
112 Nettle, D., P. Monaghan, W. Boner, R. Gillespie, and M. Bateson (2013). Bottom of the heap: Having heavier competitors accelerates early-life telomere loss in the European starling, Sturnus vulgaris. PLoS ONE , 8: e83617. Download▼ Data
111 Bateson, M., L. Callow, J.R. Holmes, M.L. Redmond Roche, and D. Nettle (2013). Do images of 'watching eyes' induce behaviour that is more pro-social or more normative? A field experiment on littering. PLoS ONE , 8: e82055. Download▼ Data
110 Pepper, G. V. and D. Nettle (2013). Death and the time of your life: Experiences of close bereavement are associated with steeper financial future discounting and earlier reproduction. Evolution and Human Behavior , 34: 433-9. Download▼
108 Nettle, D., M.A. Gibson, D.W Lawson and R. Sear (2013). Human behavioral ecology: Current research and future prospects. Behavioral Ecology , 24: 1031-40. Download▼
107 Nettle, D., W.E. Frankenhuis and I.J. Rickard (2013). The evolution of predictive adaptive responses in human life history. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 280: 20131343. Download▼
106 Kareklas, K., D. Nettle and T.V. Smulders (2013). Water-induced finger wrinkling improves handling of wet objects. Biology Letters , 9: 20120999. Download▼
105 Schroeder, K. B., R. McElreath and D. Nettle (2013). Variants at serotonin transporter and 2A receptor genes predict cooperative behavior differentially according to presence of punishment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA , 110: 3955-60. Download▼
104 Stulp, G., A. P. Buunk, T.V. Pollet, D. Nettle, and S. Verhulst (2013). Are human mate preferences with respect to height reflected in actual pairings?. PLoS ONE , 8: e54186. Download▼
103 Nettle, D., Z. Harper, A. Kidson, R. Stone, I.S. Penton-Voak, and M. Bateson (2013). The watching eyes effect in the Dictator Game: It's not how much you give, it's being seen to give something. Evolution and Human Behavior , 34: 35-40. Download▼
102 Sylwester, K., Lyons, M., Buchanan, C., Nettle, D., Roberts, G. (2012). The role of Theory of Mind in assessing cooperative intentions. Personality and Individual Differences , 52: 113-7. Download▼
099 Nettle, D., K. Nott and M. Bateson (2012). 'Cycle thieves, we are watching you': Impact of a simple signage intervention against bicycle theft. PLoS ONE , 7: e51738. Download▼
098 Nettle, D., R. Coyne and A. Colleony (2012). No country for old men: Street use and social diet in urban Newcastle. Human Nature , 23: 375-85. Download▼
097 Powell, K., G. Roberts and D. Nettle (2012). Eye images increase charitable donations: evidence from an opportunistic field experiment in a supermarket. Ethology , 118: 1096-101. Download▼
096 Nettle, D. and M. Bateson (2012). Evolutionary origins of mood and its disorders. Current Biology , 22: R712-21. Download▼
095 Brilot, B.O., M. Bateson, D. Nettle, M.J. Whittingham and J.C.A. Read (2012). When is general wariness favored in avoiding multiple predator types?. American Naturalist , 179: E180-95. Download▼
094 Pollet, T.V., M. Nelissen and D. Nettle (2012). A 'gendered need' explanation does not fully explain lineage based differences in grandparental investment found in a large British cohort study. Journal of Biosocial Science , 44: 377-81. Download▼
093 Nettle, D. (2012). Social scale and structural complexity in human language. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B , 367: 1829-36. Download▼
092 Nettle, D. (2012). Behavior of parents and children in two contrasting urban neighborhoods: An observational study. Journal of Ethology , 30: 109-16. Download▼
091 Bateson, M., B. Brilot and D. Nettle (2011). Anxiety: An evolutionary approach. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry , 56: 707-15. Download▼
088 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: e20497. Download▼
087 Clegg, H., D. Nettle and D. Miell (2011). Status and mating success amongst visual artists. Frontiers in Psychology , 2: 310. Download▼
086 Nettle, D., A. Colleony and M. Cockerill (2011). Variation in cooperative behaviour within a single city. PLoS ONE , 6: e26922. Download▼
085 Nettle, D., K. Panchanathan, T. Rai and A. Fiske (2011). The evolution of giving, sharing and lotteries. Current Anthropology , 52: 747-56. Download▼
084 Nettle, D. (2011). Large differences in publicly visible health behaviours across two neighbourhoods of the same city. PLoS ONE , 6: e21051. Download▼
083 Nettle, D., D.A. Coall and T. E. Dickins (2011). Early-life conditions and age at first pregnancy in British women. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 278: 1721-7. Download▼
082 Ernest-Jones, M., D. Nettle and M. Bateson (2011). Effects of eye images on everyday cooperative behavior: a field experiment. Evolution and Human Behavior , 32: 172-8. Download▼
081 Nettle, D. (2011). Flexibility in reproductive timing in humans: Integrating ultimate and proximate explanations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B: Biological Sciences , 366: 357-65. Download▼
080 Nettle, D. and L. Penke (2010). Personality: Bridging the literatures from psychology and behavioural ecology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B: Biological Sciences , 365: 4043-50. Download▼
078 Nettle, D. (2010). Why are there social gradients in preventative health behavior? A perspective from behavioral ecology. PLoS ONE , 5: e13371. Download▼
077 Nettle, D. and M. Cockerill (2010). Development of social variation in reproductive schedules: A study from an English urban area. PLoS ONE , 5: e12690. Download▼
076 Nettle, D. (2010). Understanding of evolution may be improved by thinking about people. Evolutionary Psychology , 8: 205-28. Download▼
075 Nettle, D. (2010). Dying young and living fast: Variation in life history across English neighbourhoods. Behavioral Ecology , 21: 387-95. Download▼
074 Nettle, D., D.A. Coall and T.E.Dickins (2010). Birthweight and paternal involvement predict early reproduction in British women: Evidence from the National Child Development Study. American Journal of Human Biology , 22: 172-9. Download▼
073 Pollet, T.V. and D. Nettle (2010). No evidence for the generalized Trivers-Willard hypothesis from British and rural Guatemalan data. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology , 8: 57-74. Download▼
071 Watts, G. and D. Nettle (2010). The role of anxiety in vaginismus: A case-control study. Journal of Sexual Medicine , 7: 143-8. Download▼
067 Nettle, D., D.A. Coall and T.E.Dickins (2009). Ecological influences on human behavioural diversity: A review of recent findings. Trends in Ecology and Evolution , 24: 218-24. Download▼
066 Pollet, T.V. and D. Nettle (2009). Birth order and adult family relationships: Firstborns have better sibling relationships than laterborns. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships , 26: 1029-46. Download▼
065 Nettle, D. (2009). Social class differences in behaviour in Britain: The view through the evolutionary lens. The Psychologist , 22: 934-7. Download▼
064 64. Pollet, T.V., T.W. Fawcett, A. P. Buunk and D. Nettle (2009). Sex-ratio biasing towards daughters among lower-ranking cowives in Rwanda. Biology Letters , 5: 765-8. Download▼
063 Nettle, D. (2009). An evolutionary model of low mood states. Journal of Theoretical Biology , 257: 100-3. Download▼
062 Nettle, D. (2009). Beyond nature versus culture: Cultural variation as an evolved characteristic. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute , 15: 223-40. Download▼
061 Pollet, T.V., M. Nelissen and D. Nettle, D. (2009). Lineage differences in grandparental investment: Evidence from a large British cohort. Journal of Biosocial Science , 41: 355-79. Download▼
060 Pollet, T.V. and D. Nettle (2009). Market forces affect patterns of polygyny in Uganda. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA , 106: 2114-7. Download▼
057 Adams, J. and D. Nettle (2009). Time perspective, personality and smoking, body mass, and physical activity: An empirical study. British Journal of Health Psychology , 14: 83-105. Download▼
055 Nettle, D. and T.V. Pollet (2008). Natural selection on male wealth in humans. American Naturalist , 172: 658-66. Download▼
054 Nettle, D. (2008). Why do some dads get more involved than others? Evidence from a large British cohort. Evolution and Human Behaviour , 29: 416-23. Download▼
053 Nettle. D. and B. Liddle (2008). Agreeableness is related to social-cognitive, but not social-perceptual, theory of mind. European Journal of Personality , 22: 323-35. Download▼
052 Pollet, T.V. and D. Nettle (2008). Taller women do better in a stressed environment: Height and reproductive success in rural Guatemalan women. American Journal of Human Biology , 20: 264-9. Download▼
051 Pollet, T.V. and D. Nettle (2008). Driving a hard bargain: Sex ratio and male marriage success in a historical U.S. population. Biology Letters , 4: 31-3. Download▼
050 Nettle, D., J. Grace, M. Choisy, H. Cornell, J-F. Guegan and M. Hochberg (2007). Cultural diversity, economic development and societal instability. PLoS ONE , 2: e929. Download▼
047 Nettle, D. (2007). A module for metaphor? The site of imagination in the architecture of the mind. Proceedings of the British Academy , 147: 269-74. Download▼
046 Farrelly, D. and D. Nettle (2007). Marriage affects competitive performance in male tennis players. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology , 5: 141-8. Download▼
045 Pollet, T.V. and D. Nettle (2007). Maternal grandmothers do go the extra mile: factoring distance and lineage into differential contact with grandchildren. Evolutionary Psychology , 5: 832-43. Download▼
044 Pollet, T.V. and D. Nettle (2007). Birth order and face-to-face contact with a sibling: Firstborns have more contact than laterborns. Personality and Individual Differences , 43: 1796-1806. Download▼
043 Nettle, D. (2007). Empathizing and systemizing: What are they, and what do they contribute to our understanding of psychological sex differences? . British Journal of Psychology , 98: 237-55. Download▼
042 Nettle, D. (2006). Language: Costs and benefits of specialised system for social information transmission. Social Information Transmission and Human Biology (J. Wells, S. Strickland and K. Laland eds). , : 137-52. Download▼
041 Bateson, M., G. Roberts and D. Nettle (2006). Cues of being watched enhance cooperation in a real-world setting. Biology Letters , 3: 412-4. Download▼
040 Liddle, B. and D. Nettle (2006). Higher-order theory of mind and social competence in school-age children. Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology , 4: 231-46. Download▼
040 Pollet, T.V., Nettle, D. and Nelissen, M. (2006). Contact frequencies between grandparents and grandchildren in a modern society. Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology , 4: 231-46. Download▼
039 Nettle, D. (2006). The evolution of personality variation in humans and other animals. American Psychologist , 61: 622-31. Download▼
037 Nettle, D. (2006). Schizotypy and mental health amongst artists, poets and mathematicians. Journal of Research in Personality , 40: 876-90. Download▼
036 Nettle, D. and H. Clegg (2006). Schizotypy, creativity, and mating success in humans. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B: Biological Sciences , 273: 611-5. Download▼
035 Nettle, D. (2006). Psychological profiles of professional actors. Personality and Individual Differences , 40: 375-83. Download▼
034 Haselton, M.G. and D. Nettle (2006). The paranoid optimist: An integrative evolutionary model of cognitive bias. Personality and Social Psychology Review , 10: 47-66. Download▼
031 Roberts, K.H., Munafo, M.R., Rodriguez, D., Drury, M., Murphy, M.F.G, Neale, R., and D. Nettle (2005). Longitudinal analysis of the effect of prenatal nicotine exposure on subsequent smoking behaviour of offspring. Nicotine and Tobacco Research , 7: 1-8. Download▼
030 Fessler, D.M.T., D. Nettle, Y. Afshar, I. de Andrade Pinheiro, A. Bolyanatz, M.e Borgerhoff Mulder, M. Cravalho, T. Delgado, B. Gruzd, M. Oliveira Correia, D. Khaltourina, A. Korotayev, J. Marrow, L. Santiago de Souza, and A. Zbarauskaite (2005). A cross-cultural investigation of the role of foot size in physical attractiveness. Archives of Sexual Behavior , 34: 267-76. Download▼
029 Nettle, D. (2005). An evolutionary approach to the extraversion continuum. Evolution and Human Behavior , 26: 263-73. Download▼
028 Joinson, C. and D. Nettle (2005). Season of birth and sensation-seeking in an adult population. Personality and Individual Differences , 38: 859-70. Download▼
027 Nettle, D. (2005). The wheel of fire and the mating game: Exploring the foundations of drama. Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology , 3: 39-56. Download▼
024 Nettle, D. (2004). Evolutionary origins of depression: A review and reformulation. Journal of Affective Disorders , 81: 91-102. Download▼
023 Nettle, D. (2003). Intelligence and class mobility in the British population. British Journal of Psychology , 94: 551-61. Download▼
022 Stiller, J., D. Nettle, and R.I.M. Dunbar (2003). The small world of Shakespeare’s plays. Human Nature , 14: 397-408. Download▼
021 Nettle, D. (2003). Hand laterality and cognitive ability: A multiple regression approach. Brain and Cognition , 52: 390-8. Download▼
020 Nettle, D. and L. Harriss (2003). Genetic and linguistic affiliations amongst human populations in Africa and Eurasia. Human Biology , 75: 331-44. Download▼
019 Nettle, D. (2002). Height and reproductive success in a cohort of British men. Human Nature , 13: 473-91. Download▼
018 Nettle, D. (2002). Women’s height, reproductive success and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in modern humans. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B: Biological Sciences , 269: 1919-23. Download▼
017 Nettle, D. (2000). Linguistic fragmentation and the wealth of nations: The Fishman-Pool hypothesis re-examined. Economic Development and Cultural Change , 48: 335-48. Download▼
012 Nettle, D. (1999). Linguistic diversity of the Americas can be reconciled with a recent colonization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA , 96: 3325-9. Download▼
011 Nettle, D. (1999). Using Social Impact Theory to simulate language change. Lingua , 108: 95-117. Download▼
010 Nettle, D. (1999). Is the rate of linguistic change constant?. Lingua , 108: 119-36. Download▼
009 Nettle, D. (1998). Explaining global patterns of language diversity. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology , 17: 354-74. Download▼
007 Nettle, D. (1998). Coevolution of phonology and the lexicon in twelve languages of West Africa. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics , 5: 240-5. Download▼
006 Nettle, D. (1997). On the status of methodological individualism: A commentary. Current Anthropology , 38: 283-6. Download▼
005 Nettle, D. and R.I.M. Dunbar (1997). Social markers and the evolution of reciprocal exchange. Current Anthropology , 38: 93-9. Download▼
004 Nettle, D. (1996). Language diversity in West Africa: An ecological approach. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology , 15: 403-38. Download▼
003 Nettle, D. (1995). Segmental inventory size, word length, and communicative efficiency. Linguistics , 33: 359-67. Download▼
002 Dunbar, R.I.M, N. Duncan & D. Nettle (1995). Size and structure of freely-forming conversational groups. Human Nature , 6: 67-78. Download▼
001 Nettle, D. (1994). A behavioural correlate of phonological structure. Language and Speech , 37: 425-9. Download▼