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Human Nature and Pop Culture

Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2012
Item #: 5561602
ISBN: 978-1-4338-1247-7
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Articles in this issue

Introduction to the Special Issue
Page 103
Candland, Douglas K.

Human Nature and Pop Culture
Pages 104–108
Fisher, Maryanne L.; Salmon, Catherine

Nothing in Popular Culture Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution
Pages 109–120
Saad, Gad

Are the New Mass Media Subverting Cultural Transmission?
Pages 121–133
Barkow, Jerome H.; O'Gorman, Rick; Rendell, Luke

Ultimate Answers to Proximate Questions: The Evolutionary Motivations Behind Tattoos and Body Piercings in Popular Culture
Pages 134–143
Carmen, Rachael A.; Guitar, Amanda E.; Dillon, Haley M.

Blinded by the Starlight: An Evolutionary Framework for Studying Celebrity Culture and Fandom
Pages 144–151
De Backer, Charlotte J. S.

The Pop Culture of Sex: An Evolutionary Window on the Worlds of Pornography and Romance
Pages 152–160
Salmon, Catherine

Sexual Hookup Culture: A Review
Pages 161–176
Garcia, Justin R.; Reiber, Chris; Massey, Sean G.; Merriwether, Ann M.

It's Funny Because It's True (Because It Evokes Our Evolved Psychology)
Pages 177–186
Kuhle, Barry X.

Cheatin' Hearts & Loaded Guns: The High Fitness Stakes of Country Music Lyrics
Pages 187–191
Kurzban, Robert

The Antihero in Popular Culture: Life History Theory and the Dark Triad Personality Traits
Pages 192–199
Jonason, Peter K.; Webster, Gregory D.; Schmitt, David P.; Li, Norman P.; Crysel, Laura

Why Who Shot J. R. Matters: Dallas as the Pinnacle of Human Evolutionary Television
Pages 200–207
Fisher, Maryanne L.

Sex Differences in the Creation of Fictional Heroes With Particular Emphasis on Female Heroes and Superheroes in Popular Culture: Insights From Evolutionary Psychology
Pages 208–221
Ingalls, Victoria

Monsters Evolve: A Biocultural Approach to Horror Stories
Pages 222–229
Clasen, Mathias

Wired to Connect: Evolutionary Psychology and Social Networks
Pages 230–239
Crosier, Benjamin S.; Webster, Gregory D.; Dillon, Haley M.

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