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2013/In press

Geary, D. C. (2013). Early foundations for mathematics learning and their relations to learning disabilities. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 22, 23-27.

Geary, D.C., Hoard, M. K., Nugent, L., & Bailey, H. D. (2013). Adolescents’ functional numeracy is predicted  by their school entry number system knowledge. PLoS ONE, 8(1): e54651. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054651

Stoet, G., & Geary, D. C. (2013). Sex differences in mathematics and reading achievement are inversely related: Within- and across-nation assessment of 10 years of PISA data.  PLoS ONE, 8(3): e57988. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057988

Jašarević, E., Bailey, D. H., Crossland, J. P., Dawson, W., Szalai, G., Ellersieck , M. R., Rosenfeld, C. S., & Geary, D. C. (2013). Evolution of monogamy, paternal investment, and female life history in Peromyscus. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 127, 91-102.

Jašarević, E., Williams, S. A., Vandas, G., Ellersieck, M. R., Liao, C., Kannan, K., Roberts, R. M., Geary, D. C., & Rosenfeld, C. S. (2013). Sex and dose-dependent effects of developmental exposure to Bisphenol A on anxiety and spatial learning in deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii) offspring. Hormones and Behavior, 63, 180-189.

Fuchs, L. S., Geary, D. C., Compton, D. L., Fuchs, D., Schatschneider, C., Hamlett, C. L., DeSelms, J., Seethaler, P. M., Wilson, J., Craddock , C. F., Bryant, J. D., Luther, K., & Changas, P.  (2013). Understanding and promoting at-risk learners’ mathematics development in first grade: A randomized control trial. Journal of Educational Psychology, 105, 58-77.

Williams, S.A., Jasarevic, E., Vandas, G. M., Warzak, D. A., Geary, D. C., Ellersieck, M. R., Roberts, R. M., & Rosenfeld,C. S. (2013). Effects of developmental Bisphenol A exposure on reproductive-related behaviors in California mice (Peromyscus californicus): A monogamous animal model. PloS ONE, 8(2): e55698. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055698.

Bailey, D. H., Walker, R. S., Blomquist, G. E., Hill, K. R., Hurtado, A.M., & Geary, D. C. (2013). Heritability and fitness correlates of personality in the Ache,a natural-fertility population in Paraguay. PloS ONE, 8(3): e59325. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059325

Geary, D. C. (2013). Learning disabilities in mathematics: Recent advances. In H. L. Swanson, K. Harris, & S. Graham (Eds.), Handbook of learning disabilities (second edition) (pp. 239-255). New York: Guilford Press. 

Chu, F., vanMarle, K.,  & Geary, D. C. (2013). Quantitative deficits of preschool children at risk for mathematical learning disability. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology, 4,195. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00195

Li, Y., & Geary, D. C. (2013). Developmental gains in visuospatial memory predict gains in mathematics achievement. PLoS ONE 8(7): e70160. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070160.

Winegard, B., Winegard, B., & Geary, D. C. (2013). If you’ve got it, flaunt it: Humans flaunt attractive partners for status and desirability. PLoS ONE 8(8): e72000. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072000.

vanMarle, K., Chu, K., Li, Y., & Geary, D. C. (in press). Acuity of the approximate number system and preschoolers’ quantitative development. Developmental Science.

Rouder, J. N., & Geary, D. C. (in press). Children’s cognitive representation of the mathematical number line. Developmental Science.

Bailey, D. H., Siegler, R.S, & Geary, D. C. (in press). First grade predictors of middle school fraction knowledge. Developmental Science.

Fuchs, L. S., Geary, D. C., Compton, D. L., Fuchs, D., &. Hamlett, C. L. (in press). Sources of individual differences in emerging competence with numeration understanding versus multidigit calculation skill. Journal of Educational Psychology.

Vukovic, R. K., Fuchs, L. S., Geary, D. C., Jordan, N. C., Siegler, R. S., & Gersten, R. (in press). Sources of individual differences in children’s conceptual understanding of fractions. Child Development.

Byrd-Craven, J., & Geary, D. C. (2013). An evolutionary understanding of sex differences. In M.K. Ryan, & N.R. Branscombe (Eds.). The Sage Handbook of Gender and Psychology (pp. 100-114). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Geary, D. C. (in press). Sexual selection. In P. Whelehan & A. Bolin (Eds,), Encyclopedia of human sexuality. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

Geary, D. C. (in press). Evolutionary approach to education science. In C. McBride-Chang & P. Schmidt (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed.). Amsterdam:  Elsevier.

Geary, D. C. (in press). The classification and cognitive characteristics of mathematical disabilities in children. In R. C. Kadosh & A. Dowker (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognition. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Geary, D. C., Winegard, B., & Winegard, B. (in press). Reflections on the evolution of human sex differences: Social selection and the evolution of competition among women.  In V. A. Weekes-Shackelford & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Evolutionary perspectives on human sexual psychology and behavior. New York: Springer.

Geary, D. C., & Berch, D. (in press). Evolutionary approaches to understanding children’s academic achievement. In R. A. Scott & S. M. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Geary, D. C., Byrd-Craven, J., & Massey, A. (in press). Sexual selection and the extreme male brain theory of autism. In S. Baron-Cohen, M. Lombardo, & A. Wakabayashi, A. (Eds.), The empathizing-systematizing (E-S) theory: Beyond sex differences in cognitive style. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Geary, D. C. (in press). Beware the serial collaborator. In R. J. Sternberg & S. T. Fiske (Eds.), Ethical principles and case studies. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Geary, D. C. (in press). Social competition and evolution of fluid intelligence. For D. Princiotta, S. Goldstein, & J. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, historical perspectives, and current concepts.  New York: Springer.

Geary, D. C. (in press). Preschool children’s quantitative knowledge and long-term risk for functional innumeracy. For S. Chinn (Ed.), International Handbook of Mathematical Disabilities. Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis.

Rosenberg-Lee, M., Ashkenazi, S., Chen, T., Young, C. B., Geary, D. C., & Menon, V. Brain hyper-connectivity and operation-specific deficits during arithmetic problem solving in children with developmental dyscalculia. (second revision submitted, Developmental Science).

Rode, C. C., Robson, R., Purviance, A., Geary, D. C., & Mayr, U. Does working memory training in a school setting produce generalized transfer? (submitted).

Qin, S., Cho, S., Chen, T., Rosenberg-Lee, M., Geary, D. C., & Menon, V. Hippocampal-neocortical functional reorganization underlies cognitive development (submitted).

Li, Y., Bailey, D. H., Winegard, B., Puts, D. A., Welling, L. L. M., Geary, D. C. Women’s preference for masculine faces and voices is disrupted by images of male-on-female violence (submitted). 

Stoet, G., & Geary, D. C. Gender differences in academic achievement are not related to gender differences in political, economic, or social equality. (submitted).

2012

Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., Nugent, L., & Bailey, D. H. (2012). Mathematical cognition deficits in children with learning disabilities and persistent low achievement: A five year prospective study. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104, 206–223.

Jašarević, E., Williams, S. A., Roberts, R. M., Geary, D. C., & Rosenfeld, C. S. (2012). Spatial navigation strategies in Peromyscus: A comparative study.  Animal Behaviour, 84, 1141-1149.  (senior corresponding author).

Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., & Bailey, D. H. (2012). Fact retrieval deficits in low achieving children and children with mathematical learning disability. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45, 291-307.

Cho, S., Metcalfe, A. W. S., Young, C. B., Ryali, S. Geary, D. C., & Menon, V. (2012). Hippocampal-prefrontal engagement and dynamic causal interactions in the maturation of children’s fact retrieval. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 1849–1866.

Jašarević, E., Geary, D. C., & Rosenfeld, C. S. (2012). Sexually selected traits: A fundamental framework for studies on behavior epigenetics. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Journal, 53, 253-269.

Bailey, D. H., Lippa, R. A., Del Giudice, M., Hames, R., Geary, D. C. (2012). Sex differences in spatial abilities: Methodological problems in Hoffman et al. (2011). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 109, E583.

Stoet, G., & Geary, D. C. (2012). Can stereotype threat explain the sex gap in mathematics performance and achievement?  Review of General Psychology, 16, 93-102.

Johnson, G., Valle-Inclán, F., Geary, D. C., & Hackley, S. A. (2012). The nursing hypothesis: An evolutionary account of emotional modulation of the post-auricular reflex. Psychophysiology, 49, 178–185.

Geary, D.C., Hoard, M. K., & Nugent, L. (2012). Independent contributions of the central executive, intelligence, and in-class attentive behavior to developmental change in the strategies used to solve addition problems. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 113, 49–65.

Bailey, D. H., Littlefield, A., & Geary, D. C. (2012). The co-development of skill at and preference for use of retrieval-based processes for solving addition problems: Individual and sex differences from first to sixth grade. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 113, 78-92.

Bailey, D. H., Hoard, M. K., Nugent, L., & Geary, D.C. (2012). Competence with fractions predicts gains in mathematics achievement.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 113, 447-455.

Deaner, R. O., Geary, D. C., David A. Puts, D. A., Ham, S. A., Kruger, J., Fles, E., Winegard, B., & Grandis, T. A (2012). Sex difference in the predisposition for physical competition: Males play sports much more than females even in the contemporary U.S. PLoS ONE, 7(11): e49168. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049168

Bailey, D. H., Winegard, B., Oxford, J. & Geary, D. C. (2012). Sex differences in in-group cooperation vary dynamically with competitive conditions and outcomes. Evolutionary Psychology, 10, 102-119.

Geary, D. C. (2012). Sex differences. In V. S. Ramachandran (Editor-in-Chief), Encyclopedia of human behavior (2nd Edition) (Vol. 3, pp. 403-410). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Geary, D. C. (2012). The evolved mind and scientific discovery. In J. Shrager & S. M. Carver (Eds.), From child to scientist: Mechanisms of learning and development (pp. 87-115).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Stoet, G., & Geary, D. C. (2012). Why are there fewer women working in science and technology? The Skeptic, 24, 28-30.

Geary, D. C. (2012). Evolutionary educational psychology. In K. R. Harris, S. Graham, & T. Urdan, (Editors-in-chief), Educational psychology handbook: Vol. 1. Theories, constructs, and critical issues (pp. 595-620). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Geary, D. C. (2012). Application of evolutionary psychology to academic learning. In C. Roberts (Ed.), Applied evolutionary psychology (pp. 78-92).  Cambridge, UK: Oxford University Press.

Geary, D. C., Bailey, D. H., & Winegard, B. (2012). Strategic cooperation and the rise of the modern world. [Review of Steven Pinker, The better angels of our nature: Why violence has declined. Viking, NY, 2011]. PsycCRITIQUES, 57 (Release 11, Article 2, 1554-0138).

Winegard, B., & Geary, D. C. (2012). Oh! What a Tangled Web We Weave [Review of Robert Trivers, The folly of fools: The logic of deceit and self-deception in human life]. Teachers College Record. Date Published: June 21, 2012, http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16802.

2011

Geary, D. C. (2011, September). The evolved mind in the modern classroom. Scientific American Mind, 22, 44-49.

Geary, D. C. (2011). Cognitive predictors of individual differences in achievement growth in mathematics: A five year longitudinal study. Developmental Psychology, 47, 1539-1552.

Jašarevic, E., Sieli, P . T., Twellman, E. E., Welsh, T. H. Jr, Schachtman, T. R., Roberts, R. M. Geary, D. C., & Rosenfeld, C. S. (2011). Disruption of adult expression of sexually selected traits by early exposure to Bisphenol A. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 108, 11715-11720. (Co-senior author ).

Cho, S., Ryali, S., Geary, D. C., & Menon, V. (2011). How do you solve 7+8?: Decoding children's brain activity patterns during counting versus retrieval. Developmental Science, 14, 989-1001.

Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., & Bailey, D. H. (2011). How SLD manifests in mathematics. In Flanagan, D. P., & Alfonso, V. C. (Eds.), Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification (pp. 43-64). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Geary, D. C. (2011). Consequences, characteristics, and causes of poor mathematics achievement and mathematical learning disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 32, 250-263..

Geary, D. C. (2011). Folk abilities and academic learning. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the sciences of learning. New York: Springer.

Geary, D. C. Bailey, D. H., & Oxford, J. (2011). Reflections on the human family. In C. Salmon & T. Shackelford (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Family Psychology (pp. 365-385). New York: Oxford University Press.

Bailey, D. H., Durante, K., & Geary, D. C. (2011). Men's perception of women's attractiveness is calibrated to relative mate value and dominance of the women's partner. Evolution and Human Behavior, 32, 138-146.

Geary, D. C. (2011). Reflections on evolutionary psychology. In Wang, X. & Su, Y.-j. (Eds.), Thus spoke evolutionary psychologists (pp. 365-385). Beijing, China: Peking University Press.

Geary, D. C., Berch, D. B., Boykin, A. W., Embretson, S., Reyna, V., & Siegler, R. S. (2011). Learning mathematics: Findings from the national (United States) mathematics advisory panel. In N. Canto (Ed.), Issues and proposals in mathematics education (pp. 175-221). Lisbon, Portugal: Gulbenkian.

Geary, D. C. (2011). Developing a top 25 program in the behavioral and social sciences. In M. L. Rice (Ed.), Merrill Series on The Research Mission of Public Universities (Vol. 115) (pp. 38-42). Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Merrill Advanced Studies Center.

2010

Winegard, B., Bailey, D. H., Oxford, J., Geary, D. C. (2010). Trade-offs and individual differences in evolved traits. American Psychologist, 65, 928-929.

Geary, D. C. (2010). Male, female: The evolution of human sex differences (second edition). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Geary, D. C. (2010). Missouri longitudinal study of mathematical development and disability. British Journal of Educational Psychology Monograph Series II, 7, 31-49. In R. Cowan, M. Saxton, & A. Tolmie (Eds.), Understanding number development and number difficulties (No. 7, British Journal of Educational Psychology, Monograph Series II: Psychological Aspects of Education - Current Trends). Leicester, UK: British Psychological Society.

Vigil, J. M., Geary, D. C., Flinn, M. V., & Granger, D. A. (2010). Sex differences in salivary cortisol, alpha-amylase, and psychological functioning following hurricane Katrina. Child Development, 81, 1228-1240

Fuchs, L. S., Geary, D. C., Compton, D. L., Fuchs, D., & Hamlett, C. L. (2010). The contributions of numerosity and domain-general abilities for school readiness. Child Development, 81, 1520-1533.

Eriksson, K., Bailey, D. H., & Geary, D. C. (2010). The grammar of approximating number pairs. Memory & Cognition, 38, 333-343.

Oxford, J., Ponzi, D., & Geary, D. C. (2010). Hormonal responses differ when playing violent video games against an ingroup and outgroup. Evolution and Human Behavior, 31, 201-209.

Fuchs, L., Geary, D. C., Compton, D. L., Fuchs, D., Hamlett, C. L., Seethaler, P. M., Bryant, J. D., & Schatschneider, C. (2010). Do different types of school mathematics development depend on different constellations of numerical versus general cognitive abilities? Developmental Psychology, 46, 1731-1746.

Geary, D. C. (2010). Mathematical learning disabilities. In J. Holmes (Ed.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior (Vol. 38, pp. 45-77). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Meyer, M. L., Salimpoor, V. N., Wu, S. S., Geary, D. C., & Menon V. (2010) Differential contribution of specific working memory components to mathematical skills in 2nd and 3rd graders. Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 101-109.

Geary, D. C. (2010). Mathematical disabilities: Reflections on cognitive, neuropsychological, and genetic components. Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 130-133.

Geary, D. C. (2010). Evolution and education. Psicothema, 22, 35-40.

Bailey, D. H., Winegard, B., & Geary, D. C. (2010). Not Father's Fatherhood Book [A Review of Peter D. Gray and Kermyt G. Anderson, Fatherhood: Evolution and Human Paternal Behavior. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, 2010]. Evolutionary Psychology, 8, 236-239.

Siegler, R., Carpenter, T., Fennell, F., Geary, D., Lewis, J., Okamoto, Y., Thompson, L., & Wray, J. (2010). Developing effective fractions instruction for kindergarten through 8th grade: A practice guide (NCEE #2010-4039). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/publications/practiceguides/

Hale, J., Alfonso, V., Berninger, V., Bracken, B., Christo, C., Clark, E., Cohen, M., Davis, A., Decker, S., Denckla, M., Dumont, R., Elliott, C. Feifer, S., Fiorello, C., Flanagan, D., Fletcher-Janzen, E., Geary, D. et al. (2010). Critical Issues in Response-To-Intervention, Comprehensive Evaluation, and Specific Learning Disabilities Identification and Intervention: An Expert White Paper Consensus. Learning Disability Quarterly, 33, 1-14.

2009

Geary, D. C., Bailey, D. H., Littlefield, A., Wood, P., Hoard, M. K., & Nugent, L. (2009). First-grade predictors of mathematical learning disability: A latent class trajectory analysis. Cognitive Development, 34, 411-429.

Geary, D. C. (2009). Evolution of general fluid intelligence. In S. M. Platek & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Foundations in evolutionary cognitive neuroscience. (pp. 22-56) Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Geary, D. C. (2009). An evolutionary twist on sex, mathematics, and the sciences. In C. Hoff Sommers (Ed.), The science of women in science (pp. 170-189). Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute Press.

Geary, D. C., Bailey, D. H., & Hoard, M. K. (2009). Predicting mathematical achievement and mathematical learning disability with a simple screening tool: The Number Sets Test. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 27, 265-279.

Geary, D. C. (2009). Sex differences in reciprocal altruism: Reply to Mower. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 39, 121-124.

Bailey, D. H, & Geary, D. C. (2009). Hominid brain evolution: Testing climatic, ecological, and social competition models. Human Nature, 20, 67-79. Supplementary material

Geary, D. C. (2009). The Why of learning. Educational Psychologist, 44, 198-201.

Bailey, D. H, Oxford, J. K., & Geary, D. C. (2009). Ultimate and proximate influences on human sex differences. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 266-267.

Vigil, J. M., & Geary, D. C. (2009). An exploratory analysis of family coping styles and psychobiological distress among adolescents affected by a large-scale disaster. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 2, 81-89.

Vigil, J. M., Carle, A. C., Geary, D. C., Granger, D. A., Flinn, M. V., & Pendleton, P. (2009). Maternal correlates of children’s stress functioning following a major natural disaster. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 2, 287-296.

2008

Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., Nugent, L., & Byrd-Craven, J. (2008). Development of number line representations in children with mathematical learning disability. Developmental Neuropsychology, 33, 277-299.

Wu, S., S., Meyer, M. L., Maeda, U., Salimpoor, V., Tomiyama, S., Geary, D. C., & Menon, V. (2008). Standardized assessment of strategy use and working memory in early mental arithmetic performance. Developmental Neuropsychology, 33, 365-393.

Hoard, M. K., Geary, D. C., Byrd-Craven, J., & Nugent, L. (2008). Mathematical cognition in intellectually precocious children. Developmental Neuropsychology, 33, 251-276.

Byrd-Craven, J., Geary, D. C., Rose, A. J., & Ponzi, D. (2008). Co-rumination increases stress hormone levels in women. Hormones and Behavior, 53, 489-492.

Geary, D. C. (2008). An evolutionarily informed education science. Educational Psychologist, 43, 279-295.

Geary, D. C. (2008). Whither Evolutionarily Educational Psychology? Educational Psychologist, 43, 217-226.

National Mathematics Advisory Panel. (2008). Foundations for Success: Final Report of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel. Washington, DC: United States Department of Education.

Geary, D. C., Boykin, A. W., Embretson, S., Reyna, V., Siegler, R., Berch, D. B., & Graban, J. (2008). Report of the task group on learning processes. In National Mathematics Advisory Panel, Reports of the task groups and subcommittees (pp. 4-1–4-211).

Vigil, J. M., & Geary, D. C. (2008). Developmental consequences of childhood sexual abuse. In F. Columbus (Ed.), Childhood Sexual Abuse: Issues and Challenges. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Vigil, J. M., & Geary, D. C. (2008). A preliminary investigation of family coping styles and psychological wellbeing among adolescent survivors of hurricane Katrina. Journal of Family Psychology, 22, 176-180.

Geary, D. C. (2008). Cognitive development: Biological theories. In E. M. Anderman & L. Anderman (Eds.), Psychology of classroom learning: An encyclopedia. Farmington Hill, MI: Thomas Gale.

Geary, D. C. (2008). Children’s academic development: Where evolution meets culture. Anuario de Psicología, 39, 209-223.

2007

Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., Byrd-Craven, J., Nugent, L., & Numtee, C. (2007). Cognitive mechanisms underlying achievement deficits in children with mathematical learning disability. Child Development, 78, 1343-1359.

Geary, D. C. (2007). An evolutionary perspective on learning disability in mathematics. Developmental Neuropsychology, 32, 1-49.

Geary, D. C. (2007). An evolutionary perspective on sex differences in mathematics and the sciences. In S. J. Ceci & W. Williams (Eds.), Why aren’t more women in science? Top researchers debate the evidence (pp. 173-188). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Geary, D. C. (2007). Educating the evolved mind: Conceptual foundations for an evolutionary educational psychology. In J. S. Carlson & J. R. Levin (Eds.), Educating the evolved mind (pp. 1-99, Vol. 2, Psychological perspectives on contemporary educational issues). Greenwich, CT: Information Age.

Geary, D. C. (2007). Educating the Evolved Mind: Reflections and Refinements. In J. S. Carlson & J. R. Levin (Eds.), Educating the evolved mind (pp. 177-203, Vol. 2, Psychological perspectives on contemporary educational issues). Greenwich, CT: Information Age. [Amazon link]

Halpern, D., Benbow, C., Geary, D. C., Gur, R., Hyde, J., & Gernsbacher, M. A. (2007). Sex, Math and Scientific Achievement: Why do men dominate the fields of science, engineering and mathematics? Scientific American Mind, 18, 44-51.

Geary, D. C. (2007). The motivation to control and the evolution of general intelligence. In S. Gangestad & J. Simpson (Eds.), The evolution of mind: Fundamental questions and controversies (pp. 305-312). New York: Guilford Publications.

Halpern, D., Benbow, C., Geary, D. C., Gur, R., Hyde, J., & Gernsbacher, M. A. (2007). The science of sex differences in science and mathematics. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 8 (No 1., 1-52).

Geary, D. C., Nugent, L., Hoard, M. K., & Byrd-Craven, J. (2007). Strategy use, long-term memory, and working memory capacity. In D. B. Berch & M. M. M. Mazzocco (Eds.), Why is Math So Hard for Some Children? The Nature and Origins of Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (pp. 83-105). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

DeSoto, M. C., Bumgardner, J., Close, A., & Geary, D. C. (2007). Investigating the role of hormones in theory of mind. North American Journal of Psychology, 9, 535-544.

Byrd-Craven, J., & Geary, D. C. (2007). Biological and evolutionary contributions to developmental sex differences. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 15 (Supplement 2), 10-20

Geary, D. C. (2007). Evolution of fatherhood. In C. Salmon & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Family relationships: An evolutionary perspective (pp. 115-144). New York: Oxford University Press.

Lie, C., & Geary, D. C. (Eds.) (2007). Evolutionary psychology. Acta Psychological Sinica, 39 (special issue, pp. 381-570).

Lie, C., & Geary, D. C. (2007). The future of psychology: Evolutionary approach to scientific psychology. Acta Psychological Sinica, 39, 381-382.

Geary, D. C. (2007). An integrative model of human brain, cognitive, and behavioral evolution. Acta Psychological Sinica, 39, 383-397.

Byrd-Craven, J., Geary, D. C., Vigil, J. M., & Hoard, M. K. (2007). One mate or two? Life history traits and reproductive variation in low-income women. Acta Psychological Sinica, 39, 469-480.

Geary, D. C. (2007). Evolution and children’s learning. In F. Santoianni & C. Sabatano (Eds.), Brain Development in Learning Environments: Embodied and Perceptual Advancements (pp. 16-33). Newcaslte, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Geary, D. C. (2007). Fight or flight response. In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of social psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2006

Geary, D. C. (2006). Development of mathematical understanding. In D. Kuhl & R. S. Siegler (Vol. Eds.), Cognition, perception, and language, Vol 2 (pp. 777-810). W. Damon (Gen. Ed.), Handbook of child psychology (6 th Ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Geary, D. C. (2006). Sex differences in social behavior and cognition: The utility of sexual selection for hypothesis generation. Hormones and Behavior, 49, 273-275.

Vigil, J. M., & Geary, D. C. (2006). Family and community background and variation in women’s life history development. Journal of Family Psychology, 20, 597-604.

Geary, D. C. (Ed.) (2006). Evolutionary developmental psychology. Developmental Review, 26 (special issue, pp. 113-276).

Geary, D. C. (2006). Evolutionary developmental psychology: Current status and future directions. Developmental Review, 26, 113-119.

Geary, D. C. (2006). Innate sex differences supported by untypical fatalities: Comment. Chance,19, 16-17.

Vigil, J. M., Geary, D. C., & Byrd-Craven, J. (2006). Trade-offs in low income women’s preferences for long-term and short-term mates: Within-sex differences in reproductive strategy. Human Nature, 17, 319-336.

Geary, D. C. (2006). Sexual selection and the evolution of human sex differences. Psihologijske teme, 15, 203-238. [Croatian journal Psychological Topics].

Fink, B., Brookes, H., Neave, N., Manning, J. T., & Geary, D. C. (2006). Second to fourth digit ratio and numerical competence in children. Brain and Cognition, 61, 211-218.

Geary, D. C. (2006). Evolution menschlicher Kognition (Evolution of human cognition). In J. Funke & P.A. Frensch (Eds.), Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie - Kognition (pp. 29-38). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Geary, D. C. (2006). An evolutionary perspective on sexual and intimate relationships. In R.D. McAnulty & M. M. Burnette (Eds.), Sex and sexuality: Vol. 2, Sexual function and dysfunction (pp. 67-87). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing.

Geary, D. C. (2006). [Review of Getting it wrong from the beginning: Our progressive inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John, Dewey, and Jean Piaget by K. Egan]. American Journal of Education, 112, 311-314.

Geary, D. C. (2006). [Review of Gender differences in mathematics: An integrative psychological approach. Edited by A. M. Gallagher & J. C. Kaufman]. British Journal of Educational Studies, 54, 245-246.

Geary, D. C. (2006). Coevolution of paternal investment and cuckoldry in humans. In T. K. Shackelford & S. Platek (Eds.), Female infidelity and paternal uncertainty (pp.14-34). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sheldon, M. S., Cooper, L. Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., & DeSoto, M. C. (2006). Estrogen fluctuation and sexual motives. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 1-15.

Geary, D. C. (2006). Dyscalculia at an Early Age: Characteristics and Potential Influence on Socio-Emotional Development. In R.E. Tremblay & R.D. Peters (Eds.), Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Center of Excellence for Early Childhood Development; 1-4.

2005

Geary, D. C. (2005).  The origin of mind:  Evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence.  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association. [Amazon listing] Japanese translation (in press). Tokyo, Japan: Baifukan. Translator: Ryo Oda.

Geary, D. C. (2005). Evolution of life history trade-offs in mate attractiveness and health: Comment on Weeden and Sabini (2005). Psychological Bulletin, 131, 654-657.

Geary, D. C. (2005).  Evolution of paternal investment.  In D. M. Buss (Ed.), The evolutionary psychology handbook. (pp. 483-505). Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley & Sons.

Vigil, J. M., Geary, D. C., & Byrd-Craven, J. (2005). A life history assessment of early childhood sexual abuse in women. Developmental Psychology, 41, 553-561.

Geary, D. C. (2005). Role of cognitive theory in study of learning difficulties in mathematics. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 38, 305-307.

Geary, D. C. (2005). The motivation to control and the origin of mind: Exploring the life-mind joint point in the tree of knowledge. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61, 21-46.

Flinn, M. V., Geary, D. C., & Ward, C. V. (2005). Ecological dominance, social competition, and coalitionary arms races: Why humans evolved extraordinary intelligence. Evolution and Human Behavior, 26, 10-46.

Geary, D. C., & Hoard, M. K. (2005). Learning disabilities in arithmetic and mathematics: Theoretical and empirical perspectives. In J. I. D. Campbell (Ed.), Handbook of mathematical cognition (pp. 253-267). New York: Psychology Press.

Geary, D. C. (2005). Les troubles d’apprentissage en arithmétique: Role de la mémoire de travail et des connaissance conceptuelle [Learning disabilities in arithmetic: Role of working memory and conceptual knowledge] (pp. 169-191). In M.-P. Noël (Ed.), La dyscalculie: trouble du développement numérique de l’enfant [Dyscalculia: Difficulties in children’s numerical development]. Marseille, France: Solal.

Geary, D. C. (2005). Folk knowledge and academic learning. In B. J. Ellis & D. F. Bjorklund (Eds.), Origins of the social mind (pp. 493-519). New York: Guilford Publications.

Geary, D. C. (2005). [Review of The evolution of thought: Evolutionary origins of great ape intelligence by A. E. Russon & D. R. Begun]. Evolution and Human Behavior, 26, 206-212 .

Geary, D. C. (2005). The road to monogamy: Evolutionary pathways and proximate detours. [Review of Monogamy: Mating strategies in birds, humans and other mammals by U. H. Reichard & C. Boesch Editors]. Theoretical Primatology Project, http://www.robertwilliams.org/tpp/tppreviews.html.

2004

Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., & Byrd-Craven, J. (2004). Strategy choices in simple and complex addition: Contributions of working memory and counting knowledge for children with mathematical disability. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 88, 121-151.

Geary, D. C. (2004).  Mathematics and learning disabilities.  Journal of Learning Disabilities, 37, 4-15.

Geary, D. C., Vigil, J., & Byrd-Craven, J. (2004). Evolution of human mate choice. Journal of Sex Research, 41, 27-42.

(longer version) Geary, D. C. (2004).  Why to the birds and bees do it?  In D. Rothenberg & W. J. Pryor (Eds.), Writing the future:  Progress and evolution (pp. 51-58). Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press.

Geary, D. C. (2004). [Review of Sexual Selection and Reproductive Competition in Primates: New Perspectives and Directions. Edited by Clara B. Jones]. American Journal of Human Biology, 16, 176-178.

Geary, D. C. (2004). Evolution and cognitive development. In R. Burgess & K. MacDonald (Eds.), Evolutionary perspectives on human development (pp. 99-133). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

2003

Geary, D. C. (2003). Evolution and development of folk knowledge: Implications for children's learning. Infancia y Aprendizaje, 26, 287-308. [also in Spanish, Evolución y desarrollo del conocimiento intuitivo:  Implicaciones para el apredizaje infantil.]

Geary, D. C., Byrd-Craven, J., Hoard, M. K., Vigil, J., & Numtee, C. (2003). Evolution and development of boys' social behavior. Developmental Review, 23, 444-470.

DeSoto, M. C., Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., Sheldon, M. S., Cooper, L. (2003). Estrogen fluctuations, oral contraceptives and borderline personality. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 28, 751-766.

Geary, D. C. (2003). Learning disabilities in arithmetic: Problem solving differences and cognitive deficits. In H. L. Swanson, K. Harris, & S. Graham (Eds.), Handbook of learning disabilities (pp. 199-212). New York: Guilford Press.

Geary, D. C. (2003). Arithmetical development: Commentary on chapters 9 through 15 and future directions. In A. Baroody & A. Dowker (Eds.), The development of arithmetic concepts and skills: Constructing adaptive expertise (pp. 453-464). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

2002

Geary, D. C. & Huffman, K. J. (2002). Brain and cognitive evolution: Forms of modularity and functions of mind. Psychological Bulletin, 128, 667-698.

Geary, D. C. (2002). Sexual selection and human life history. In R. Kail (Ed.), Advances in child development and behavior (Vol 30, pp. 41-101). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Geary, D. C., & Flinn, M. V. (2002). Sex differences in behavioral and hormonal response to social threat: Commentary on Taylor et al. (2000). Psychological Review, 109, 745-750.

Geary, D. C. (2002). [Review of Sex differences: Developmental and evolutionary strategies by L. Mealey.] Quarterly Review of Biology, 77, 238.

Geary, D. C. (2002). Principles of evolutionary educational psychology. Learning and Individual Differences, 12, 317-345.

Geary, D. C. (2002). Sexual selection and sex differences in social cognition. In A. V. McGillicuddy-De Lisi & R. De Lisi (Eds.), Biology, society, and behavior: The development of sex differences in cognition (pp. 23-53). Greenwich, CT: Ablex/Greenwood.

Geary, D. C. (2002). Developmental theory: Evolutionary approach. In J. W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education (second edition). New York: Macmillan Reference.

Geary, D. C., & Hoard, M. K. (2002). Learning disabilities in basic mathematics: Deficits in memory and cognition. In J. M. Royer (Ed.), Mathematical cognition (pp. 93-115). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

2001

Geary, D. C. (2001). A Darwinian perspective on mathematics and instruction. In T. Loveless (Ed.), The great curriculum debate: How should we teach reading and math? (pp. 85-107). Washington, DC: Brookings Institute.

Geary, D. C., & Flinn, M. V. (2001). Evolution of human parental behavior and the human family. Parenting: Science and Practice, 1, 5-61.

DeSoto, M. C., Fabiani, M., Geary, D. C., & Gratton, G. (2001). When in doubt, do it both ways: Brain evidence of the simultaneous activation of conflicting motor responses in a spatial Stroop task. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 13, 523-536.

Stadler, M. A., Geary, D. C., & Hogan, M. E. (2001). Negative priming from activation of counting and addition knowledge. Psychological Research, 65, 24-27.

Geary, D. C. (2001). Evolutionary theory and education. In N. J. Smelser & P. B. Baltes (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (pp. 5024-5028). Amsterdam: Pergamon.

Geary, D. C. (2001). How much (or how many) does he have, and where did he get it? [Review of The development of intelligence by M. Anderson, editor.] Contemporary Psychology, 46, 23-25.

Geary, D. C., & DeSoto, M., C. (2001). Sex differences in spatial abilities among adults from the United States and China: Implications for evolutionary theory. Evolution and Cognition, 7, 172-177.

Geary, D. C., DeSoto, M. C., Hoard, M. K., Sheldon, M. S., & Cooper, L. (2001). Estrogens and relationship jealousy. Human Nature, 12, 299-320.

Geary, D. C., & Hoard, M. K. (2001). Numerical and arithmetical deficits in learning-disabled children: Relation to dyscalculia and dyslexia. Aphasiology, 15, 635-647.

2000

Geary, D. C. (2000). Evolution and proximate expression of human paternal investment. Psychological Bulletin, 126, 55-77.

Geary, D. C., & Bjorklund, D. F. (2000). Evolutionary developmental psychology. Child Development, 71, 57-65.

Geary, D. C., Hamson, C. O., & Hoard, M. K. (2000). Numerical and arithmetical cognition: A longitudinal study of process and concept deficits in children with learning disability. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 77, 236-263.

Geary, D. C., Saults, S. J., Liu, F., & Hoard, M. K. (2000). Sex differences in spatial cognition, computational fluency, and arithmetical reasoning. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 77, 337-353.

Geary, D. C. (2000). From infancy to adulthood: The development of numerical abilities. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 9, II11-II16.

Geary, D. C. (2000). Attachment, caregiving and parental investment. Psychological Inquiry, 11, 84-86.

MacDonald, K., & Geary, D. C. (2000). g and Darwinian algorithms. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 685-686.

Geary, D. C. (2000). Mathematical disorders: An overview for educators. Perspectives, 26, 6-9.

1999

Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., & Hamson, C. O. (1999). Numerical and arithmetical cognition: Patterns of functions and deficits in children at risk for a mathematical disability. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 74, 213-239.

(full text) Geary, D. C., Liu, F., Chen, G.-P., Saults, S. J., & Hoard, M. K. (1999). Contributions of computational fluency to cross-national differences in arithmetical reasoning abilities. Journal of Educational Psychology, 91, 716-719.

Geary, D. C. (1999). Evolution and developmental sex differences. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 8, 115-120.

Reprinted in Junn, E. N., & Boyatzis, C. J. (Eds.)(2000/2001). Annual editions: Child growth and development 00/01 (01/02, 02/03) (pp. 29-32). Guilford, CT: Dushkin/McGraw-Hill.

Hoard, M. K., Geary, D. C., & Hamson, C. O. (1999). Numerical and arithmetical cognition: Performance of low- and average-IQ children. Mathematical Cognition, 5, 65-91.

Geary, D. C. (1999). Sex differences in mathematical abilities: Commentary on the math-fact retrieval hypothesis. Contemporary Educational Psychology 24, 267-274.

California Department of Education. (1999). Mathematics framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten through grade twelve. Sacramento, CA: Author.

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