Recent Publications


In Press

  • Schmitt, D.P. (in press). Sexual dials (not switches) theory: An evolutionary perspective on sex and gender complexity. Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture.
  • Schmitt, D.P. (in press). Sex ratio. In Shackelford, T.K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V.A. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Jonason, P.K., & Schmitt, D.P. (in press). Where the psychological adaptations hit the ecological road (Comment). Behavioral and Brain Sciences.


  • Arnocky, S., Woodruff, N.W., & Schmitt, D.P. (2016). Men’s sociosexuality is sensitive to changes in mate-availability. Personal Relationships, 23, 172–181.
  • Del Giudice, M., Lippa, R.A., Puts, D.A., Bailey, D.H., Bailey, J.M., & Schmitt, D.P. (2016). Joel et al.’s method systematically fails to detect large, consistent sex differences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(14), E1965-E1965.
  • Jonason, P.K., & Schmitt, D.P. (2016). Quantifying the common criticisms of evolutionary psychology. Evo