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Daniel Fessler is a professor of biological anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles, working in the fields of evolutionary psychology, evolutionary anthropology, and evolutionary medicine.[1][2][3][4][5][6] He was an editor-in-chief of journal of Evolution and Human Behavior.[7][obsolete source]


  1. ^ "Nobody's watching? Subtle cues affect generosity an anonymous economic game" Haley, K.J. , Fessler, D.M.T. Evolution and Human Behavior Volume 26, Issue 3, May 2005, Pages 245-256
  2. ^ Fessler, D.M.T., Pillsworth, E.G., and Flamson, T.J. Angry men and disgusted women: An evolutionary approach to the influence of emotions on risk taking. "Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes" 2004, Volume 95, Issue 1, Pages 107-123.
  3. ^ Fessler, Daniel MT. Shame in two cultures: Implications for evolutionary approaches. "Journal of Cognition and Culture", 2004, Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 207-262
  4. ^ Gneezy, A. and Fessler, D.M.T. Conflict, sticks, and carrots: War increases prosocial punishments and rewards. "Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences", 2011, Volume 279, Issue 1727, Pages 219-223
  5. ^ Fessler, D.M.T. and Holbrook, C. Friends shrink foes: The presence of comrades decreases the envisioned physical formidability of an opponent. "Psychological Science", 2013, Volume 24, Issue 5, Pages 797-802
  6. ^ Fessler, D.M.T., Tiokhin, L.B., Holbrook, C., Gervais, M.M., and Snyder, J.K. Foundations of the Crazy Bastard Hypothesis: Nonviolent physical risk-taking enhances conceptualized formidability. "Evolution & Human Behavior", 2014, Volume 35, Issue 1, Pages 26–33
  7. ^ Editorial board, Evolution and Human Behavior, retrieved 2010-05-17.