Mark Schaller

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Beyond prejudice to prejudices
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 35:445-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Mechanisms by which parasites influence cultures, and why they matter
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 35:91-2. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Pathogens, personality, and culture: disease prevalence predicts worldwide variability in sociosexuality, extraversion, and openness to experience
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:212-21. 2008
  4. pmc The behavioural immune system and the psychology of human sociality
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:3418-26. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Mere visual perception of other people's disease symptoms facilitates a more aggressive immune response
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Psychol Sci 21:649-52. 2010
  6. pmc Pathogens and politics: further evidence that parasite prevalence predicts authoritarianism
    Damian R Murray
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e62275. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Fear of the dark: interactive effects of beliefs about danger and ambient darkness on ethnic stereotypes
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:637-49. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Selective pressures on the once and future contents of ethnic stereotypes: effects of the communicability of traits
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:861-77. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychology and culture
    Darrin R Lehman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Annu Rev Psychol 55:689-714. 2004
  10. doi request reprint On the origins of cultural differences in conformity: four tests of the pathogen prevalence hypothesis
    Damian R Murray
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:318-29. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Beyond prejudice to prejudices
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 35:445-6. 2012
    ..It is important to carefully consider the threat-based psychology of prejudice(s) before implementing any strategy intended to promote positive social change...
  2. doi request reprint Mechanisms by which parasites influence cultures, and why they matter
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 35:91-2. 2012
    ..Rigorous research on specific mediating mechanisms is required to more completely articulate implications of parasite stress on human psychology and human culture...
  3. doi request reprint Pathogens, personality, and culture: disease prevalence predicts worldwide variability in sociosexuality, extraversion, and openness to experience
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:212-21. 2008
    ..Alternative explanations are addressed, and possible underlying mechanisms are discussed...
  4. pmc The behavioural immune system and the psychology of human sociality
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:3418-26. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Mere visual perception of other people's disease symptoms facilitates a more aggressive immune response
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Psychol Sci 21:649-52. 2010
    ..These results provide the first empirical evidence that visual perception of other people's symptoms may cause the immune system to respond more aggressively to infection. Adaptive origins and functional implications are discussed...
  6. pmc Pathogens and politics: further evidence that parasite prevalence predicts authoritarianism
    Damian R Murray
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e62275. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Fear of the dark: interactive effects of beliefs about danger and ambient darkness on ethnic stereotypes
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:637-49. 2003
    ..Conceptual implications are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Selective pressures on the once and future contents of ethnic stereotypes: effects of the communicability of traits
    Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:861-77. 2002
    ..Results supported the hypotheses. A communication-based analysis of stereotypes appears helpful in predicting persistence and change in the contents of stereotypes of real groups in the real world...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychology and culture
    Darrin R Lehman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Annu Rev Psychol 55:689-714. 2004
    ..Cross-cultural research has greatly enriched psychology, and key issues for continued growth and maturation of the field of cultural psychology are articulated...
  10. doi request reprint On the origins of cultural differences in conformity: four tests of the pathogen prevalence hypothesis
    Damian R Murray
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:318-29. 2011
    ..73, n=20). Additional analyses address plausible alternative causal explanations. Discussion focuses on plausible underlying mechanisms (e.g., genetic, developmental, cognitive)...
  11. pmc Pathogen prevalence predicts human cross-cultural variability in individualism/collectivism
    Corey L Fincher
    Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1279-85. 2008
    ..These results help to explain the origin of a paradigmatic cross-cultural difference, and reveal previously undocumented consequences of pathogenic diseases on the variable nature of human societies...
  12. ncbi request reprint When authorities' commands backfire: attributions about consensus and effects on deviant decision making
    Lucian Gideon Conway
    Department of Psychology, Indiana State University, IN, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:311-26. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Functional projection: how fundamental social motives can bias interpersonal perception
    Jon K Maner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:63-78. 2005
    ..Additionally, participants with chronic self-protective and mate-search goals exhibited similar biases. Findings are consistent with a functionalist, motivation-based account of interpersonal perception...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does social exclusion motivate interpersonal reconnection? Resolving the "porcupine problem"
    Jon K Maner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:42-55. 2007
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