Research interests:

Social cognition; social motivation; evolutionary psychology; culture.

Murray, D. R., & Schaller, M. (2016). The behavioral immune system: Implications for social cognition, social interaction, and social influence. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 53, 75-129.

Schaller, M. (2016). The empirical benefits of conceptual rigor: Systematic articulation of conceptual hypotheses can reduce the risk of non-replicable results (and facilitate novel discoveries too). Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 66, 107-115.

Buckels, E. E., Beall, A. T., Hofer, M. K., Lin, E. Y., Zhou, Z., & Schaller, M. (2015). Individual differences in activation of the parental care motivational system: Assessment, prediction, and implications. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 497-514.

Beall, A. T., & Schaller, M. (2014). Affective implications of the mating / parenting trade-off: Short-term mating motives and desirability as a short-term mate predict less intense tenderness responses to infants. Personality and Individual Differences, 68, 112-117.

Schaller, M., & Neuberg, S. L. (2012). Danger, disease, and the nature of prejudice(s). Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 1-54.

Schaller, M., & Murray, D. R. (2011). Infectious disease and the creation of culture. Advances in Culture and Psychology, 1, 99-151.

Kenrick, D. T., Griskevicius, V., Neuberg, S. L., & Schaller, M. (2010). Renovating the pyramid of needs: Contemporary extensions built upon ancient foundations. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 292-314.
Winter 2016

PSYC358 Evolutionary Psychology Sections

Theory and research on the evolution of the human mind, with emphasis on implications for cognition and behaviour in contemporary environments.

Winter 2016

PSYC308A Social Psychology - SOCIAL PSYC Sections

Theory and research of individual social behaviour; social motivation; attitudes; group interaction; socialization; prejudice.