Gary J Lewis
- Genetic evidence for multiple biological mechanisms underlying in-group favoritismGary J Lewis
Department of Psychology, 7 George Square, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
Psychol Sci 21:1623-8. 2010..The best-fitting model revealed that a biological mechanism facilitates affiliation with arbitrary groups and exists alongside essentialist systems that evolved to process salient cues, such as shared beliefs and ancestry...
- Moral values are associated with individual differences in regional brain volumeGary J Lewis
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 24:1657-63. 2012..These findings demonstrate that variation in moral sentiment reflects individual differences in brain structure and suggest a biological basis for moral sentiment, distributed across multiple brain regions...
- A common heritable factor influences prosocial obligations across multiple domainsGary J Lewis
Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
Biol Lett 7:567-70. 2011..In males, genetic influences were observed for welfare obligation, with unique environments affecting work and civic duty...
- From left to right: how the personality system allows basic traits to influence politics via characteristic moral adaptationsGary J Lewis
Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, UK
Br J Psychol 102:546-58. 2011..These findings help to explain inconsistencies in previous studies attempting to link personality to political orientation that have not included the intermediary level of values...
- Genetic influences on psychological well-being: a nationally representative twin studyDespina Archontaki
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
J Pers 81:221-30. 2013..Psychological well-being, or eudaimonia, features strongly in theories of human development and thriving. However, the factors of eudaimonia are debated, and their genetic architecture has not been studied in detail...