Andrew George Thomas, PhD.

News from 2013-2014

25/12/2014 - A Nice Christmas Present For Steve and Andrew!
Pablo Malo discusses Steve and Andrew's work on sex differences in the New Evolutionary Enlightenment.


26/11/2014 - Sex and the Size Effect - Why Reporting on Gender is Often Hyped
An excellent article by Ian Rickard discusses Steve and Andrew's work on sex differences:

"in reality, as Steve Stewart-Williams and Andrew Thomas have compellingly argued, human males and females might be psychologically far more similar than many of us imagine..."


23/03/2014 - Steve and Andrew's Memes Colonize Wikipedia!
Steve and Andrew's work on the evolution of sex differences is covered in detail in the French edition of Wikipedia.


03/09/2013 - New Article in Psychological Inquiry
Our target article, The Ape that Thought It Was a Peacock, is now available online.

Following the article are 14 commentaries by experts in the field: Laura Betzig; David Buss; Anne Campbell; Paul Eastwick; Peter Gray; Christine Harris; Douglas Kenrick; Geoffrey Miller; Lynn Carol Miller, John Christensen, William Pedersen, Anila Putcha-Bhagavatula & Paul Appleby; Michael Pham, Todd Shackelford & Austin John Jeffery; Nicholas Pound & Michael Price; S. Craig Roberts & Jan Havlicek; Charles Snowdon; and Wendy Wood & Alice Eagly.

Finally, there's our response to the commentataries.

You can access the target article here, and our response to the 14 commentaries on the article here.


11/07/2013 - Now Available...
The corrected proofs for our article The Ape that Thought It Was a Peacock: Does Evolutionary Psychology Exaggerate Human Sex Differences? (Click the title to download.) Coming soon: 14 commentaries on the article from experts in the field, plus our response to the commentaries...


31/01/2012 - Inside Out
'Inside out: Avatars as an indirect measure of ideal body self-presentation in females' has now been published online and can be found here.


27/06/2012 - Inside Out
A maunscript titled 'Inside out: Avatars as an indirect measure of ideal body self-presentation in females' has been accepted for publication in the Decemeber 2012 edition of Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace. The study, in collaboration with Dr. Mark Johansen from Cardiff University, looks at how real-life body weight desires can affect the 'virtual body weight' given to online avatars.