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Fleischman, D. S. & Fessler, D. M., (in press) Response to “Hormonal Correlates of Pathogen Disgust: Testing the      Compensatory Prophylaxis Hypothesis”. Evolution and Human Behavior,

Stafford, L. D., Fleischman, D. S., Le Her, N., & Hummel, T. (2018). Exploring the emotion of disgust: differences in smelling and feeling. Chemosensors, 6(1), 9.

Hunt, D. F., Cannell, G., Davenhill, N. A., Horsford, S. A., Fleischman, D. S., & Park, J. H. (2017). Making your skin crawl: The role of tactile sensitivity in disease avoidance. Biological Psychology, 127, 40-45.


Zsok, F., Fleischman, D. S., Borg, C., & Morrison, E. (2017). Disgust Trumps Lust: Women’s Disgust and Attraction Towards Men is Unaffected by Sexual Arousal. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1-11.

Fleischman D. S. (2017) Sex Differences in Disease Avoidance. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1-3.

Fleischman D. S. (2017) Immune responses to disease cues. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1-3

Fleischman D. S. (2017) Sex as a bonding mechanism. Entry in Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.

Fleischman, D. S. (2016). An evolutionary behaviorist perspective on orgasm. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, 6.

Fessler, D. M., Holbrook, C., & Fleischman, D. S. (2015). Assets at risk: Menstrual cycle variation in the envisioned formidability of a potential sexual assailant reveals a component of threat assessment. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology, 1-21.

Fleischman, D.S., Hamilton, L.D., Fessler, D.M.T., and Meston, C.M. (2015) Disgust versus lust: Exploring the interactions of disgust and fear with sexual arousal in women. PLoS One 10 (6), e0118151

Fleischman, D.S. (2014). Women’s disgust adaptations. In T.K. Shackelford,& V.A. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior. New York: Springer.

Fleischman, D. S., Fessler, D. M., & Cholakians, A. E. (2015). Testing the affiliation hypothesis of homoerotic motivation in humans: The effects of progesterone and priming. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44 (5), 1395-1404

Fleischman, D.S., Bunevicius, A., Leserman, J., & Girdler, S.S. (2014). Menstrually Related Mood Disorders and Abuse History Modulate Physical and Emotional Pain. Health Psychology, Vol 33(2), 147-154

Fleischman, D.S. (2013). [Review of the book Pathological Altruismby Barbara Oakley, Ariel Knafo, Guruprasad Madhavan, and David Sloan Wilson eds.]. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 18(6), 631-636.

Fleischman, D. S. (2012). A review of Kevin N. Laland and Gillian R. Brown (2011). Sense and Nonsense. Evolutionary perspectives of human behaviour. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 10(1), 43-46.

Fleischman, D.S., Webster, G.D., Judah, G., de Barra, M., Aunger, R. & Curtis, V. (2011) Sensor recorded changes in rates of hand washing with soap in response to the media reports of the H1N1 pandemic in Britain. BMJ Open, 1(2).


Fleischman, D.S. & Fessler, D.M.T. (2011). Progesterone's effects on measures of disease avoidance: Support for the compensatory prophylaxis hypothesis. Hormones and Behavior. 59, 271-275


Perilloux, C., Fleischman, D. S., & Buss, D. M. (2011). Meet the parents: Parent-offspring convergence and divergence in mate preferences. Personality and Individual Differences. 50, 253-258


Perilloux, C., Lewis, D. M., Goetz, C. D., Fleischman, D. S., Easton, J. A., Confer, J. C., & Buss, D. M. (2011). Trade-Offs, Individual Differences, and Misunderstandings about Evolutionary Psychology. American Psychologist. 65, 930-932 *All authors contributed equally to this publication


Fleischman, D.S., Navarrete, C. D., & Fessler, D. M. (2010). Oral contraceptives suppress ovarian hormone production. Psychological Science, 21(5), 750.  


Confer, J. C., Easton, J. A., Fleischman, D. S., Goetz, C. D., Lewis, D. M., Perilloux, C., & Buss, D. M. (2010). Evolutionary psychology: Controversies, questions, prospects, and limitations. American Psychologist, 65, 110-126.* all authors contributed equally to this publication


Navarrete, C. D., Fessler, D. M., Fleischman, D. S., & Geyer, J. (2009). Race bias tracks conception risk across the menstrual cycle. Psychological Science, 20(6), 661.  


Perilloux, C., Fleischman, D.S. & Buss, D. M. (2008). The daughter-guarding hypothesis: Parental influence on, and emotional reactions to, offspring’s mating behavior. Evolutionary Psychology, 6 (2): 217-233.

Fleischman, D.S. & Fessler, D.M.T. (2007) Differences in dietary intake as a function of sexual activity and hormonal contraception. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology. 5(3): 642-652

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