David Sloan Wilson

Summary

Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the theoretical foundation of sociobiology
    David Sloan Wilson
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
    Q Rev Biol 82:327-48. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Adaptive misbeliefs are pervasive, but the case for positive illusions is weak
    David Sloan Wilson
    Departments of Biology and Anthropology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 12902 http evolution binghamton edu dswilson
    Behav Brain Sci 32:539-40. 2009
  3. pmc Evolution for everyone: how to increase acceptance of, interest in, and knowledge about evolution
    David Sloan Wilson
    Department of Biology and Anthropology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, USA
    PLoS Biol 3:e364. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Social semantics: toward a genuine pluralism in the study of social behaviour
    D S Wilson
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:368-73. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Residential mobility and prosocial development within a single city
    Daniel Tumminelli O'Brien
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:26-36. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Machiavellianism: a synthesis of the evolutionary and psychological literatures
    D S Wilson
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York at Binghamton 13902 6000, USA
    Psychol Bull 119:285-99. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint Artificial selection of microbial ecosystems for 3-chloroaniline biodegradation
    W Swenson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Environ Microbiol 2:564-71. 2000
  8. pmc Selfishness as second-order altruism
    Omar Tonsi Eldakar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:6982-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Handgrip strength and socially dominant behavior in male adolescents
    Andrew C Gallup
    Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
    Evol Psychol 8:229-43. 2010
  10. pmc A program for at-risk high school students informed by evolutionary science
    David Sloan Wilson
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27826. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the theoretical foundation of sociobiology
    David Sloan Wilson
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
    Q Rev Biol 82:327-48. 2007
    ..Multilevel selection theory (including group selection) provides an elegant theoretical foundation for sociobiology in the future, once its turbulent past is appropriately understood...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adaptive misbeliefs are pervasive, but the case for positive illusions is weak
    David Sloan Wilson
    Departments of Biology and Anthropology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 12902 http evolution binghamton edu dswilson
    Behav Brain Sci 32:539-40. 2009
    ..Otherwise, adaptive misbeliefs will prevail. Unlike McKay & Dennett (M&D), we think that adaptive belief systems rely heavily upon misbeliefs. However, the case for positive illusions as an example of adaptive misbelief is weak...
  3. pmc Evolution for everyone: how to increase acceptance of, interest in, and knowledge about evolution
    David Sloan Wilson
    Department of Biology and Anthropology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, USA
    PLoS Biol 3:e364. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Social semantics: toward a genuine pluralism in the study of social behaviour
    D S Wilson
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:368-73. 2008
    ..This article addresses shortcomings in the West et al.'s article, especially with respect to multilevel selection, in a common effort to maximize the benefits of pluralism while minimizing the semantic costs...
  5. doi request reprint Residential mobility and prosocial development within a single city
    Daniel Tumminelli O'Brien
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:26-36. 2012
    ..Such neighborhood characteristics were not influential in the prosocial development of non-movers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Machiavellianism: a synthesis of the evolutionary and psychological literatures
    D S Wilson
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York at Binghamton 13902 6000, USA
    Psychol Bull 119:285-99. 1996
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Artificial selection of microbial ecosystems for 3-chloroaniline biodegradation
    W Swenson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Environ Microbiol 2:564-71. 2000
    ..Once a 'designer ecosystem' has been created by ecosystem-level selection, reductionistic methods can be used to identify the component species and to discover how they interact to produce the desired effect...
  8. pmc Selfishness as second-order altruism
    Omar Tonsi Eldakar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:6982-6. 2008
    ..This polymorphism can be regarded as a division of labor, or mutualism, in which the benefits obtained by first-order selfishness help to "pay" for second-order altruism...
  9. ncbi request reprint Handgrip strength and socially dominant behavior in male adolescents
    Andrew C Gallup
    Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
    Evol Psychol 8:229-43. 2010
    ..These findings support evolutionary hypotheses regarding grip strength in male-male competition and suggest that similar to measures of testosterone, HGS is a measure that is predictive of social behavior in older adolescent males...
  10. pmc A program for at-risk high school students informed by evolutionary science
    David Sloan Wilson
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27826. 2011
    ..All students can benefit from the social environment provided for at-risk students at the Regents Academy, which is within the reach of most public school districts...
  11. doi request reprint Intrasexual peer aggression and dating behavior during adolescence: an evolutionary perspective
    Andrew C Gallup
    Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, New York, USA
    Aggress Behav 37:258-67. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint The evolution and functions of laughter and humor: a synthetic approach
    Matthew Gervais
    Program of Psychobiology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
    Q Rev Biol 80:395-430. 2005
    ..This perspective organizes the diversified forms and functions that characterize laughter and humor today and clarifies when and how laughter and humor evolved during the course of human evolution...
  13. doi request reprint Community perception: the ability to assess the safety of unfamiliar neighborhoods and respond adaptively
    Daniel Tumminelli O'Brien
    Department of Biology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:606-20. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Selfish punishment: altruism can be maintained by competition among cheaters
    Omar Tonsi Eldakar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Theor Biol 249:198-205. 2007
    ..Examples of selfish punishment can be found in organisms as diverse as wasps, birds, and humans...
  15. ncbi request reprint Direct regulation of rhodopsin 1 by Pax-6/eyeless in Drosophila: evidence for a conserved function in photoreceptors
    G Sheng
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Genes Dev 11:1122-31. 1997
    ..These results suggest that Pax-6/Ey directly regulates rhodopsin 1 gene expression by binding to the conserved P3/RCS1 element in the promoter...
  16. ncbi request reprint What's wrong with inclusive fitness?
    Jeffrey A Fletcher
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:597-8; author reply 599-600. 2006