Martin Daly

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James Martin Daly
Born (1944-11-15)November 15, 1944
Toronto, Canada
Fields Evolutionary psychology
Institutions McMaster University
Alma mater McGill University, University of Toronto
Thesis Behavioural development, early experiences, and maternal behaviour in golden hamsters (mesocricetus auratus) (1971)
Doctoral advisor Jerry A. Hogan
Notable awards Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, lifetime achievement award from the Human Behavior and Evolution Society
Spouse Margo Wilson (deceased)

Martin Daly is a Professor of Psychology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and author of many influential papers on evolutionary psychology. Current research topics include an evolutionary perspective on risk-taking and interpersonal violence, especially male-male conflict and family violence. He and his wife, the late Margo Wilson, were the former editors-in-chief of the journal Evolution and Human Behavior and former presidents of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society.

He was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1998.[1]

Daly is one of the main researchers of the Cinderella effect, and has been interviewed in the press about it.[2][3]

Books[edit]

(All books co-authored with Margo Wilson)

  • Sex, Evolution, and Behaviour (1978)
  • Homicide (1988)
  • The truth about Cinderella: A Darwinian view of parental love. (1998)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin Daly
  2. ^ Mindelle Jacobs (July 4, 2010) The Cinderella effect is not just a fairy tale, Edmonton Sun
  3. ^ Belluz, Julia (16 October 2009). "Researcher shed light on evolutionary roots of homicide, jealousy and domestic violence". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 

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