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Daniel J. Kruger's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Fernandes, Heitor B. F., Leif Edward Ottesen, Claudio S. Hutz, Jean C. Natividad, and Daniel J. Kruger. Forthcoming. "Are Negative Postcoital Emotions a Product of Evolutionary Adaptation? Multinational Relationships With Sexual Strategies, Reputation, and Mate Quality." Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., M. Fisher, C. De Backer, I. Kardum, M. Tetaz, and S. Tifferet. 2015. "Human life history dimensions in reproductive strategies are intuitive across cultures." Human Ethology Bulletin, 30(1): 109-120. Abstract.

Mathis, A., R. Rooks, R. Tawk, and Daniel J. Kruger. Online Access 2015. "Neighborhood Influences and BMI in Urban Older Adults." Journal of Applied Gerontology, . DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J. 2015. "Non-Mammalian Infants Requiring Parental Care Elicit Greater Human Caregiving Reactions Than Superprecocial Infants Do." Ethology, 121(8): 769-774. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger-Ndiaye, Jessica, Daniel J. Kruger, and Rie Suzuki. 2015. "Assessing the Effectiveness of Experiential Learning in a Student-Run Free Clinic." Pedagogy in Health Promotion, 1(2): 91-94. DOI. Abstract.

Heinze, Justin E., Daniel J. Kruger, Thomas M. Reischl, Suzanne Cupal, and Marc A. Zimmerman. Online Access 2015. "Relationships Among Disease, Social Support, and Perceived Health: A Lifespan Approach." American Journal of Community Psychology, . DOI. Abstract.

Sloan Kruger, Jessica, and Daniel J. Kruger. 2015. "The Impact of Alcohol Consumption on Food Choices Among College Students." American Journal of Health Studies, 30(2): 70-73. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Maryanne L. Fisher, and Carey J. Fitzgerald. 2015. "Factors Influencing the Intended Likelihood of Exposing Sexual Infidelity." Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44(6): 1697-1704. DOI. Abstract.

Kodjebacheva, Gergana, Maria Koleeilat, and Daniel J. Kruger. 2015. "Depressive Symptoms Mediate the Association Between Fear of Crime and Higher Body Mass Index." American Journal of Health Promotion, 30(2): 130-132. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Joseph L. Nedelec, Thomas M. Reischl, and Marc A. Zimmerman. 2015. "Life History Predicts Perceptions of Procedural Justice and Crime Reporting Intentions." Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1(3): 183-194. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Denise C. Carty, Ashley R. Turbeville, Tonya M. French-Turner, and Shannon Brownlee. 2015. "Undoing Racism Through Genesee County's REACH Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative." Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 9(1): 57-63. DOI. Abstract.

Rybarczyk, Greg, Alex Maguffee, and Daniel J. Kruger. 2015. "Linking Public Health, Social Capital, and Environmental Stress to Crime Using a Spatially Dependent Model." Cityscape, 17(1): 17-33. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Maryanne L. Fisher, Carey J. Fitzgerald, Justin R. Garcis, Glenn Geher, and Amanda E. Guitar. 2015. "Sexual and Emotional Aspects are Distinct Components of Infidelity and Unique Predictors of Anticipated Distress." Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1(1): 44-51. DOI. Abstract.

Caldwell, Cleopatra H., Cathy L. Antonakos, Shervin Assari, Daniel J. Kruger, E. Hill De Loney, and Rashid Njai. 2014. "Pathways to prevention: Improving nonresident African American fathers' parenting skills and behaviors to reduce sons' aggression." Child Development, 85(1): 308-325. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Cleopatra Caldwell, and Marc Zimmerman. 2014. "Local Scarcity of Adult Men Predicts Youth Assault Rates." Journal of Community Psychology, 42(1): 119-125. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Maryanne Fisher, and Paula Wright. 2014. "Patriarchy, male competition, and excess male mortality." Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 8(1): 3-11. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Kruger, Daniel J., E. Greenberg, J. Murphy, L. DiFazio, and K. Youra. 2014. "Local Concentration of Fast-Food Outlets Is Associated With Poor Nutrition and Obesity." American Journal of Health Promotion, 28(5): 340-343. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., M. Fisher, S. Strout, S. Clark, S. Lewis, and M. Wehbe. 2014. "Pride and Prejudice or Family and Flirtation?: Jane Austen's Depiction of Women's Mating Strategies." Philosophy and Literature, 38(1A): A114-A128. Abstract.

Wilke, Andreas, Amanda Sherman, Bonnie Curdt, Sumona Mondal, Carey Fitzgerald, and Daniel J. Kruger. 2014. "An Evolutionary Domain-Specific Risk Scale." Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 8(3): 123-141. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., J. Clark, and S. Vanas. 2013. "Male Scarcity is Associated with Higher Prevalence of Premature Gestation and Low Birth Weight Births Across the United States." American Journal of Human Biology, 25(2): 225-227. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., M. Fisher, R. Edelstein, W. Chopik, C. Fitzgerald, and S. Strout. 2013. "Was that Cheating? Perceptions Vary by Sex, Attachment Anxiety, and Behavior." Evolutionary Psychology, 11(1): 159-171. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., T. French-Turner, and S. Brownlee. 2013. "Genesee County REACH Windshield Tours: Enhancing Health Professionals Understanding of Community Conditions that Influence Infant Mortality." Journal of Primary Prevention, 34(3): 163-172. DOI. Abstract.

Veinot, Tiffany C.E., T. Campbell, Daniel J. Kruger, and A. Grodzinski. 2013. "A question of trust: user-centered design requirements for an informatics intervention to promote the sexual health of African-American youth." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 20(4): 758-765. PMCID: PMC3721161. DOI. Abstract.

Kimmel, Allison, Terrinieka T. Williams, Tiffany C.E. Veinot, Bettina W. Campbell, Terrance R. Campbell, Mark Valacak, and Daniel J. Kruger. 2013. "'I make sure I am safe and I make sure I have myself in every way possible': African-American youth perspectives on sexuality education." Sex Education, 13(2): 172-185. PMCID: PMC3623670. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Maryanne L. Fisher, and Paula Wright. 2013. "A framework for integrating evolutionary and feminist perspectives in psychological research." Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 7(4): 299-303. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Maryanne L. Fisher, Sarah L. Strout, Michelle Wehbe, Shelby Lewis, and Shana'e Clark. 2013. "Variation in women's mating strategies depicted in the works and words of Jane Austen." Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 7(3): 197-210. DOI. Abstract.

Tiffert, S., Daniel J. Kruger, O. Bar-Lev, and S. Zeller. 2013. "Dog ownership increases attractiveness and attenuates perceptions of short-term mating strategy in cad-like men." Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 11(3): 121-129. DOI. Abstract.

Butler, Thomas J., and Daniel J. Kruger. 2011. "Altruistic tendencies are sensitive to sex-specific mate selection criteria." The Journal of Evolutionary Studies Consortium, 4(1): 1-12.

Kruger, Daniel J., and Jory S. Piglowski. 2011. "The effect of eyelid constriction on perceptions of mating strategy: Beware of the squinty-eyed guy!" Personality and Individual Differences, 52(5): 576-580. DOI.

Kruger, Daniel J., and Susan M. Hughes. 2011. "Tendencies to fall asleep first after sex are associated with greater partner desires for bonding and affection." Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 5(4): 239-247.

Kruger, Daniel J., Melissa A. Munsell, and Tonya French-Turner. 2011. "Using a life history framework to understand the relationship between neighborhood structural deterioration and adverse birth outcomes." Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 5(4): 260-274. Abstract.

Veinot, Tiffany C.E., Terrance R. Campbell, Daniel J. Kruger, Alison Grodzinski, and Susan Franzen. 2011. "Drama and danger: the opportunities and challenges of promoting youth sexual health through online social networks." AIMA: Annual Symposium proceedings, 2011: 1436-1445. PMCID: PMC3243290. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J. 2011. "Evolutionary theory in public health and the public health of evolutionary theory." Futures, 43(8): 762-770. DOI. Abstract.

Hughes, Susan M., and Daniel J. Kruger. 2011. "Sex differences in post-coital behaviors in long- and short-term mating: An evolutionary perspective." Journal of Sex Research, 48(5): 496-505. DOI. Abstract.

Carty, Denise C., Daniel J. Kruger, Tonya M. Turner, Bettina W. Campbell, E. Hill De Loney, and Elizabeth Y. Lewis. 2011. "Racism, health status, and birth outcomes: Results of a participatory community-based intervention and health survey." Journal of Urban Health, 88(1): 84-97. PMCID: PMC3042077. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., and Carey J. Fitzgerald. 2011. "Reproductive strategies and relationship preferences associated with prestigious and dominant men." Personality and Individual Differences, 50(3): 365-369. DOI. Abstract.


Kruger, Daniel J. 2014. "Social and Environmental Conditions Intensifying Male Competition for Resources, Status, and Mates Lead to Increased Male Mortality." In Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior edited by Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford and Todd K. Shackelford. New York: Springer.

Dunkel, Curtis S., and Daniel J. Kruger. 2014. "The evolved psychology of time perspective." In Time Perspective Theory; Review, Research and Application edited by Maciej Stolarski, Nicolas Fieulaine, and Wessel van Beek. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. DOI. Abstract.