Recent Scientific Publications

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Volk, A., Camilleri, J., Dane, A., & Marini, Z. (2012). If, when, and why bullying is adaptive. In T. Shackelford & V. Shackelford (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War. NY: Oxford University Press

Volk, A., Camilleri, J., Dane, A., & Marini, Z. (2012). Is adolescent bullying an evolutionary adaptation? Aggressive Behavior, 38, 222-238.

Ellis, B. J., Del Giudice, M., Dishion, T. J., Figueredo, A. J., Gray, P., Griskevicious, V., Hawley, P. H., Jacobs, J., James, J., Volk, A. A., & Wilson, D. S. (2012). The evolutionary basis of risky adolescent behavior: Implications for science, policy, and practice. Developmental Psychology, 48, 598-623.

Book, A. S., Volk, A. A., & Hosker, A. (2012). Adolescent bullying and personality: An adaptive approach. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 218-223.

Darrell-Cheng, C., Volk, A. A., & Marini, Z. A. (2011). Supporting fathers through infant massage. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 20, .

Volk, A. A. (2011). Evolution of the history of childhood. Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, 4, 470-493.

Dane, A., Marini, Z., Book, A., & Volk, A. (2011). Preventing bullying by tailoring parenting to childrens temperament: The case of children with Callous-Unempathic characteristics. Creating a World Without Bullying. PREVNet Series, Vol 3 (pp. 117-135). Ottawa, National Printers.

Volk, A. A. (2011). Adoption: Forms, functions, and preferences. In C. Salmon & T. Shackelford &  (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Family Psychology (pp.113-127). NY: Oxford University Press.

Volk, A. A., Darrell-Cheng, C., Marini, Z. A. (2010). Paternal care may influence perceptions of paternal resemblance. Evolutionary Psychology, 8, 516-529.

Volk, A. A. (2009). Human breastfeeding is not automatic: Why thats so and what it means for human evolution. Journal of Social and Cultural Evolutionary Psychology, 3, 305-314.

Marini, Z. A., Volk, A. A., & Dane, A.V. (2009). Parent-focused interventions for the prevention of bullying: Accommodating children with difficulties regulating emotions. D. Pepler and W. Craig (Eds.). Rise Up for Respectful Relationships (pp. 41-57). Ottawa, Canada: National Printers.

Volk, A. A. (2009). Chinese infant facial cues. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 7, 225-240.

Volk, A. A. & Lagzdins, L. (2009). Bullying and victimization among adolescent girl athletes. Athletic Insight, 11, 15-33.

Volk, A. A. & Atkinson, J. (2008). Is child death the crucible of human evolution? Journal of Social and Cultural Evolutionary Psychology, 2, 247-260.

Marini, Z., Dane, A., & Volk, A. A. (2008). Understanding the complex experiences of bully/victims: The price of dual involvement in bullying and victimization. Education.com, 1,1-3.

Volk, A. A., Lukjanczuk, J. M., & Quinsey, V. L. (2007). Perceptions of child facial cues as a function of child age. Evolutionary Psychology 5, 801-814.

Volk, A. A., & Quinsey, V. L. (2007). Parental investment and resemblance: Replications, revisions, and refinements. Evolutionary Psychology 5, 1-14.

Volk, A. A., Craig, W., Boyce, W., & King, M. (2006). Perceptions of parents, mental health, and school amongst Canadian adolescents from the provinces and the northern territories.
Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 21, 33-46.

Volk, A. A. & Quinsey, V. L. (2006). The influence of cues of high and low body weight on adults ratings in the Hypothetical Adoption Paradigm. The Scientific World Journal- Child Health & Human Development, 6, 1574-1582.

Volk, A. A., Craig, W., Boyce, W., & King, M. (2006). Adolescent risk correlates of bullying and different types of victimization. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 18, 375-386.

Volk, A. A., Lukjanczuk, J. M., & Quinsey, V. L. (2005). Influence of child and infant facial cues of low body weight on adults ratings of adoption preference, cuteness, and health. Infant Mental Health Journal, 26, 459-469.

Waller, K., Volk, A., & Quinsey V. L. (2004). The effect of infant fetal alcohol syndrome facial features on adoption preference. Human Nature, 15, 101-117.

Volk, A., & Quinsey V. L. (2002). The influence of infant facial cues on adoption preferences. Human Nature, 13, 437-455.