The Evolution and Human Behavior Laboratory

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The EHB Lab's approach to psychology integrates the principles of evolutionary biology and cognitive science to explain human behavior. We look to our evolutionary past to shed light on how and why we think, feel, and behave the way we do in the present.

New and Noteworthy

Marcus, Z. J. & McCullough, M. E. (in press). Does religion make people more self-controlled? A review of research from the lab and life. Current Opinion in Psychology. PDF.