Gary J Lewis

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Genetic evidence for multiple biological mechanisms underlying in-group favoritism
    Gary J Lewis
    Department of Psychology, 7 George Square, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 21:1623-8. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of the 'good life': eudaimonic well-being is associated with insular cortex volume
    Gary J Lewis
    Division of Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:615-8. 2014
  3. pmc Moral values are associated with individual differences in regional brain volume
    Gary J Lewis
    University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1657-63. 2012
  4. pmc A common heritable factor influences prosocial obligations across multiple domains
    Gary J Lewis
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
    Biol Lett 7:567-70. 2011
  5. doi request reprint From left to right: how the personality system allows basic traits to influence politics via characteristic moral adaptations
    Gary J Lewis
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Psychol 102:546-58. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Genetic influences on psychological well-being: a nationally representative twin study
    Despina Archontaki
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Pers 81:221-30. 2013

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Genetic evidence for multiple biological mechanisms underlying in-group favoritism
    Gary 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of the 'good life': eudaimonic well-being is associated with insular cortex volume
    Gary J Lewis
    Division of Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:615-8. 2014
    ..These findings are the first to our knowledge linking eudaimonic well-being with regional brain structure. ..
  3. pmc Moral values are associated with individual differences in regional brain volume
    Gary 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...
  4. pmc A common heritable factor influences prosocial obligations across multiple domains
    Gary 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...
  5. doi request reprint From left to right: how the personality system allows basic traits to influence politics via characteristic moral adaptations
    Gary 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...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic influences on psychological well-being: a nationally representative twin study
    Despina 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...