Thomas V Pollet

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Affiliation: University of Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Market forces affect patterns of polygyny in Uganda
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Groningen, 9712 TS, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2114-7. 2009
  2. pmc Sex-ratio biasing towards daughters among lower-ranking co-wives in Rwanda
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat II, 1, 9712TS Groningen, The Netherlands
    Biol Lett 5:765-8. 2009
  3. doi Use of social network sites and instant messaging does not lead to increased offline social network size, or to emotionally closer relationships with offline network members
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 14:253-8. 2011
  4. doi Testosterone levels and their associations with lifetime number of opposite sex partners and remarriage in a large sample of American elderly men and women
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Horm Behav 60:72-7. 2011
  5. pmc Intralocus sexual conflict over human height
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Biol Lett 8:976-8. 2012
  6. pmc Are human mating preferences with respect to height reflected in actual pairings?
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e54186. 2013
  7. pmc Testosterone levels are negatively associated with fatherhood [corrected] in males, but positively related to offspring count in fathers
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e60018. 2013
  8. doi The effect of female height on reproductive success is negative in Western populations, but more variable in non-western populations
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Hum Biol 24:486-94. 2012
  9. ncbi Sex differences in risk taking behavior among Dutch cyclists
    Kelly D Cobey
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Evol Psychol 11:350-64. 2013
  10. ncbi High and mighty: height increases authority in professional refereeing
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Evol Psychol 10:588-601. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Market forces affect patterns of polygyny in Uganda
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Groningen, 9712 TS, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2114-7. 2009
    ..Results are discussed with reference to models of the evolution of polygyny...
  2. pmc Sex-ratio biasing towards daughters among lower-ranking co-wives in Rwanda
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat II, 1, 9712TS Groningen, The Netherlands
    Biol Lett 5:765-8. 2009
    ..This effect remains when controlling for potential confounds such as maternal age. We discuss these results in reference to previous work on sex-ratio adjustment in humans...
  3. doi Use of social network sites and instant messaging does not lead to increased offline social network size, or to emotionally closer relationships with offline network members
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 14:253-8. 2011
    ..These results highlight the importance of considering potential time and cognitive constraints on offline social networks when examining the impact of social media use on social relationships...
  4. doi Testosterone levels and their associations with lifetime number of opposite sex partners and remarriage in a large sample of American elderly men and women
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Horm Behav 60:72-7. 2011
    ..However, remarriage was positively associated with T, but only in males. Results are discussed with reference to the literature on T and sex partners, remarriage and more broadly the challenge hypothesis...
  5. pmc Intralocus sexual conflict over human height
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Biol Lett 8:976-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we show that IASC over a heritable, sexually dimorphic physical trait (human height) affects Darwinian fitness in a contemporary human population...
  6. pmc Are human mating preferences with respect to height reflected in actual pairings?
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e54186. 2013
    ..We conclude that while preferences for partner height generally translate into actual pairing, they do so only modestly...
  7. pmc Testosterone levels are negatively associated with fatherhood [corrected] in males, but positively related to offspring count in fathers
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e60018. 2013
    ....
  8. doi The effect of female height on reproductive success is negative in Western populations, but more variable in non-western populations
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Hum Biol 24:486-94. 2012
    ..In this article we examine the association between female height and reproductive success in a US sample and present a review of previous studies on this association. We also outline possible biological explanations for our findings...
  9. ncbi Sex differences in risk taking behavior among Dutch cyclists
    Kelly D Cobey
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Evol Psychol 11:350-64. 2013
    ..Results corroborate previous findings by showing that across these domains men are more inclined to take risks than women. We discuss how these findings might be used in an applied context...
  10. ncbi High and mighty: height increases authority in professional refereeing
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Evol Psychol 10:588-601. 2012
    ..Thus, height appears to be positively related to authority in professional refereeing...
  11. pmc Going that extra mile: individuals travel further to maintain face-to-face contact with highly related kin than with less related kin
    Thomas V Pollet
    Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e53929. 2013
    ..This suggests that the mediating effect of emotional closeness on altruism varies with levels of genetic relatedness...
  12. ncbi Non-linear associations between stature and mate choice characteristics for American men and their spouses
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Sociology, University of Groningen, Grote Rozenstraat 31, 9712 TS, Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Am J Hum Biol 26:530-7. 2014
    ..Taller men, although they score higher on mate quality compared to average height men, may have lower fertility because they are more likely to be paired with taller women, who are potentially less fertile...
  13. pmc Parental height differences predict the need for an emergency caesarean section
    Gert Stulp
    Department of Psychology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e20497. 2011
    ..7%. In conclusion, the size of the baby, the height of the mother and parental height differences affect the likelihood of an ECS in primiparous women...