Michael Bang Petersen

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Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Birth Weight and Social Trust in Adulthood: Evidence for Early Calibration of Social Cognition
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
    Psychol Sci 26:1681-92. 2015
  2. doi request reprint The ancestral logic of politics: upper-body strength regulates men's assertion of self-interest over economic redistribution
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University, Aarhus DK 8000, Denmark
    Psychol Sci 24:1098-103. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Adaptationism and intuitions about modern criminal justice
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science and Government, Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus University, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Behav Brain Sci 36:31-2. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the political animal politically ignorant? Applying evolutionary psychology to the study of political attitudes
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Evol Psychol 10:802-17. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Testing Theories about Ethnic Markers: Ingroup Accent Facilitates Coordination, Not Cooperation
    Niels Holm Jensen
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 9, 8000, Aarhus, Denmark
    Hum Nat 26:210-34. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Individual differences in political ideology are effects of adaptive error management
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University, DK 8000 Aarhus
    Behav Brain Sci 37:324-5. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Hunger games: fluctuations in blood glucose levels influence support for social welfare
    Lene Aarøe
    Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University
    Psychol Sci 24:2550-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Social welfare as small-scale help: evolutionary psychology and the deservingness heuristic
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Aarhus University, Denmark
    Am J Pol Sci 56:1-16. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint To defer or to stand up? How offender formidability affects third party moral outrage
    Niels Holm Jensen
    Department of Psychology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Evol Psychol 9:118-36. 2011

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Birth Weight and Social Trust in Adulthood: Evidence for Early Calibration of Social Cognition
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
    Psychol Sci 26:1681-92. 2015
    ..Furthermore, we obtained tentative evidence that this effect is mitigated if adult environments do not induce stress. ..
  2. doi request reprint The ancestral logic of politics: upper-body strength regulates men's assertion of self-interest over economic redistribution
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University, Aarhus DK 8000, Denmark
    Psychol Sci 24:1098-103. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Adaptationism and intuitions about modern criminal justice
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science and Government, Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus University, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Behav Brain Sci 36:31-2. 2013
    ..Here, I outline how the model developed by McCullough et al. readily predicts the production of conflicting intuitions in the context of modern criminal justice issues...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the political animal politically ignorant? Applying evolutionary psychology to the study of political attitudes
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Evol Psychol 10:802-17. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Testing Theories about Ethnic Markers: Ingroup Accent Facilitates Coordination, Not Cooperation
    Niels Holm Jensen
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 9, 8000, Aarhus, Denmark
    Hum Nat 26:210-34. 2015
    ..Taken together, the results suggest that humans utilize ethnic markers of unfamiliar individuals to coordinate behavior rather than to cooperate. ..
  6. doi request reprint Individual differences in political ideology are effects of adaptive error management
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University, DK 8000 Aarhus
    Behav Brain Sci 37:324-5. 2014
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Hunger games: fluctuations in blood glucose levels influence support for social welfare
    Lene Aarøe
    Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University
    Psychol Sci 24:2550-6. 2013
    ..Rather, we suggest that it is "cheap talk" aimed at increasing the sharing efforts of other individuals. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Social welfare as small-scale help: evolutionary psychology and the deservingness heuristic
    Michael Bang Petersen
    Aarhus University, Denmark
    Am J Pol Sci 56:1-16. 2012
    ..This mode of categorization furthermore induces people to think about large-scale welfare politics as its presumed ancestral equivalent: small-scale help giving. The general implications for research on heuristics are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint To defer or to stand up? How offender formidability affects third party moral outrage
    Niels Holm Jensen
    Department of Psychology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Evol Psychol 9:118-36. 2011
    ..However, these findings were conditioned by the exploiters' perceived trustworthiness. Among female participants, the results showed that moral outrage was not modulated by exploiter formidability...