Peter (PK) Jonason, Ph.D.

Jonason, P.K., & Lavertu, A.N. (in press). Women’s race- and sex-based social attitudes: An individual differences perspective. Psychological Topics.


Jonason, P.K., Nolland, M., & Tyler, M.D. (in press). Incorporating geographic distance into mate preference: Necessities and luxuries of mate preferences. 2.0. Personal Relationships.


Jonason, P.K., & Schmitt, D.P. (in press). Where the psychological adaptations hit the ecological road. Brain and Behavioral Sciences.


Massar, K., Winters, C.L., Lenz, S., & Jonason, P.K. (in press). Green-eyed snakes: The associations between psychopathy, jealousy, and jealousy induction. Personality and Individual Differences.


Schimmenti, A., Jonason, P.K., Passanisi, A., La Marca, L., & Gervasi A.M. (in press). Measuring the Dark Side of personality: Psychometric properties of the Dark Triad Dirty Dozen in an Italian sample. Current Psychology.

2017


Jonason, P.K.,  Foster, J., Oshio, A., Sitnikova, M., Birkas, B., & Gouveia, V., (2017). Self-construals and the Dark Triad traits in six countries. Personality and Individual Differences, 113, 120-124. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K., Girgis, M., & Milne-Home, J. (2017). The exploitive mating strategy of the Dark Triad traits: Tests of rape-enabling attitudes. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46, 697-706. (Download here).


Jonason, P.K., & Lavertu, A.N. (2017). The reproductive costs and benefits associated with the Dark Triad traits in women. Personality and Individual Differences, 110, 38-40. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K., & O’Connor, P.J. (2017). Cutting corners at work: An individual differences perspective. Personality and Individual Differences, 107, 146-153. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K.,  Zeigler-Hill, V., & Baldacchino , J. (2017). Before and after: Personality pathology, childhood conditions, and life history outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 116, 38-43. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K., Zeigler-Hill, Z., & Okan, C. (2017). Good v. Evil: Predicting sinning with dark personality traits and moral foundations. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 180-185. (Download here)


March, E., Grieve, R., Marrington, J., & Jonason, P.K. (2017). Trolling on Tinder® (and other dating apps): Examining the role of the Dark Tetrad and impulsivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 110, 139-143. (Download here)


2016


Czarna, A.Z., Jonason, P.K., Dufner, M., & Kossowska, M. (2016). The Dirty Dozen Scale: Validation of a Polish version and extension of the nomological net. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 7, 445. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K., & Balzarini, R. (2016). Unweaving the rainbow of human sexuality. In K. Aumer (Ed.) The psychology of love and hate in intimate relationships (pp. 13-28). New York, NY: Springer. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Betteridge, G.L., & Kneebone, I.I. (2016). An examination of the nature of erotic talk. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 45, 21-31 (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Ferrell, J.D. (2016). Looking under the hood: The psychogenic motivational foundations of the Dark Triad. Personality and Individual Differences, 94, 324-333. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Icho, A., & Ireland, K. (2016). Resources, harshness, and unpredictability: The socioeconomic conditions associated with the Dark Triad traits. Evolutionary Psychology, 14, 1-11. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Jackson, C.J. (2016). The Dark Triad traits through the lens of Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory. Personality and Individual Differences, 90, 273–277. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K., & Schmitt, D.P. (2016). Quantifying the common criticisms of evolutionary psychology. Evolutionary Psychological Sciences, 2, 177-188. (Download here)


Strosser, G., Jonason, P.K., at el., (2016). When private reporting is more positive than public reporting: Pluralistic ignorance towards atheists. Social Psychology, 47, 150-162. (Download here)


Webster, G.D., Gesselman, A.N., Crysel, L.C., Brunell, A.B., Jonason, P.K. et al. (2016). An Actor–Partner Interdependence Model of the Dark Triad and Aggression in Couples: Relationship Duration Moderates the Link Between Psychopathy and Argumentativeness. Personality and Individual Differences, 101, 196-207. (Download here)


2015


Jonason, P.K. (2015). The deceleration and increased cohesion of the Dark Triad traits over the life course. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 8, 3. (Invited submission)

Jonason, P.K. (2015). How “dark” personality traits and perceptions relate to racism in Australia. Personality and Individual Differences, 72, 47-51. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K. (2015). An evolutionary perspective on interpersonal violence: Sex differences and personality links. In M. DeLisi & M.G. Vaugh (Eds.), International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology (pp. 32-45). New York, NY: Routledge. (Google Books)

Jonason, P.K., Baughman, H.M., Carter, G., & Parker, P. (2015). Dorian without his portrait: The psychological, social, and physical health costs of the Dark Triad traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 78, 5-13. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Duineveld, J.J., & Middleton, J.P. (2015). Pathology, pseudopathology, and the Dark Triad of personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 78, 43-47. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Foster, J.D., McCain, J., & Campbell, W.K. (2015). Where birds flock to get together: The who, what, where, and why of mate searching. Personality and Individual Differences, 80, 76-84. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Garcia, J., Webster, G.D., Li, N.P., & Fisher, H. (2015). Relationship dealbreakers: What individuals do not want in a mate. Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin, 41, 1697-1711. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Hatfield, E., & Boler, V.M. (2015). Who engages in serious and casual sex relationships? An individual differences perspective. Personality and Individual Differences, 75, 205-209. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Kroll, C.H. (2015). A multidimensional view of the relationship between empathy and the Dark Triad. Journal of Individual Differences, 36, 150-156. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Lyons, M., & Blanchard, A. (2015). Birds of a “bad” feather flock together: The Dark Triad traits and mate choice. Personality and Individual Differences, 78, 34-38. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K., & Middleton, J.P. (2015). The Dark Triad: Welcome to the “dark side” of personality. In J.D. Wright (Ed.). International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed., pp. 671-675). Oxford: Elsevier. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Richardson, E.N., & Potter, L. (2015). Self-reported creative ability and the Dark Triad traits: An exploratory study. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 9, 488-494. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Strosser, G.L., Kroll, C.H., Duineveld, J.J., & Baruffi, S.A. (2015). Valuing myself over others: The Dark Triad traits and moral and social values. Personality and Individual Differences, 81, 102-106. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Wee, S., & Li, N.P. (2015). Competition, autonomy, and prestige: Mechanisms through which the Dark Triad predict job satisfaction. Personality and Individual Differences, 72, 112-116. (Download here)

Kajonius, P., Persson, B., & Jonason, P.K. (2015). Hedonism, achievement, and power: Universal values that characterize the Dark Triad. Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 173-178. (Download here)

Lyons, M., & Jonason, P.K. (2015). Dark Triad, tramps, and thieves: Psychopathy predicts a diverse range of theft-related attitudes and behaviors. Journal of Individual Differences, 36, 215-220. (Download here)

McCain, J., Jonason, P.K., Campbell, W.K., & Foster, J.D. (2015). The bifactor structure and the “dark” nomological network surrounding the State Self-Esteem Scale. Personality and Individual Differences, 72, 1-6. (Download here)

Schmitt, D.P., & Jonason, P.K. (2015). Attachment and sexual permissiveness: Exploring differential associations across genders, cultures, and facets of short-term mating. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 46, 119-133. (Download here)

Tamura, A., Oshio, A., Tanaka, K., Masui, K., & Jonason, P.K. (2015). Development, reliability, and validity of the Japanese version of Dark Triad Dirty Dozen (DTDD-J). Japanese Journal of Personality, 1, 26-37. (Download here)

Webster, G.D., DeWall, C.N., Pond, R.S., Deckman, T., Jonason, P.K., et al. (2015). The Brief Aggression Questionnaire: Reliability, validity, structure, and generalizability. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97, 638-649. (Download here)

2014


Adams, H.M., & Luevano, V.X., & Jonason, P.K. (2014). Risky business: Willingness to be caught in an extra-pair relationship, relationship experience, and the Dark Triad. Personality and Individual Differences, 66, 204-207 (Download here)

Baughman, H.M., Jonason, P.K., Lyons, M., & Vernon, P.A. (2014). Liar liar pants on fire. The Dark Triad and deception. Personality and Individual Differences, 71, 35-38. (Download here)

Baughman, H.M., Jonason, P.K., Veselka, L., & Vernon, P.A. (2014). Four shades of sexual fantasies linked to the Dark Triad. Personality and Individual Differences, 67, 47-51. (Download here)

Foster, J.D., Jonason, P.K., Shrira, I., Campbell, W.K., Shiverdecker, L.K., & Varner, S.C. (2014). What do you get when you make someone else's partner your own? An analysis of relationships formed via mate poaching. Journal of Research in Personality, 52, 78-90. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K. (2014). Personality and politics. Personality and Individual Differences, 71, 181-184. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Dane, L.K. (2014). How beliefs get in the way of the acceptance of evolutionary psychology. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1212. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Lyons, M., Baughman, H.M., & Vernon, P.A. (2014). What a tangled web we weave: The Dark Triad and deception. Personality and Individual Differences, 70, 117-119. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Lyons, M., & Bethell, E. (2014). The making of Darth Vader: Parent-child care and the Dark Triad. Personality and Individual Differences, 67, 30-34. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Schmitt, D.P. (2014). The virtues of evolutionary psychology for studying human vices. Psychological Inquiry, 25, 341-345. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Wee, S., & Li, N.P. (2014). Thinking bigger and better about “bad apples”: Evolutionary Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the Dark Triad. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7, 117-121. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Wee, S., Li, N.P., & Jackson, C. (2014). Occupational niches and the Dark Triad traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 69, 119-123. (Download here)

Kavanagh, P., James, S., Jonason, P.K., Chonody, J.M., & Scrutton, H.E. (2014). The Dark Triad, schadenfreude, and sensational interests: Dark personalities, dark emotions, and dark behaviours. Personality and Individual Differences, 68, 211-216. (Download here)

Smith, C.V., Hadden. B., Webster, G.D., Jonason, P.K., & Crysel, L., & Gesselman, A. (2014). Mutually attracted or repulsed?: Actor–Partner Interdependence Models of Dark Triad traits and relationship outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 67, 35-41. (Download here)

Webster, G.D., DeWall, C.N., Pond, R.S., Deckman, T., Jonason, P.K. et al. (2014). The Brief Aggression Questionnaire. Aggressive Behavior, 40, 120-139. (Download here)

Wee, S., Jonason, P.K., & Li., N.P. (2014). Cultural differences in prioritizing applicant attributes when assessing employment suitability. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 23, 946-956. (Download here)

2013


Aitken, S., Lyons, M., & Jonason, P.K. (2013). Dads or cads?: Women's strategic decisions in the mating game. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 118-122. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K. (2013). Four functions for four relationships: Consensus definitions in university students. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42, 1407-1414. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K. Jones, A., & Lyons, M. (2013). Creatures of the night: Chronotype and the Dark Triad traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 538-541. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Kaufman, S.B., Webster, G.D., & Geher, G. (2013). What lies beneath the Dark Triad Dirty Dozen: Varied relations with the Big Five. Individual Differences Research, 11, 81-90. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Krause, L. (2013). The emotional deficits associated with the Dark Triad traits: Cognitive empathy, affective empathy, and alexithymia. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 532-537. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Li, N.P. (2013). Playing hard-to-get: Manipulating one’s perceived availability as a mate. European Journal of Personality, 27, 458-469. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Czarna, A.Z., (2013). Quick and Dirty: Some psychosocial costs associated with the Dark Triad in three countries. Evolutionary Psychology, 11, 172-185. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Luévano, V.X. (2013). Walking the thin line between efficiency and accuracy: Validity and structure of the Dirty Dozen. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 76-81. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Lyons, M., Bethell, E., & Ross, R. (2013). Different routes to limited empathy in the sexes: Examining the links between the Dark Triad and empathy. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 572-576. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Webster, G.D., & Gesselman, A.N. (2013). The structure and content of long-term and short-term mate preferences. Interpersona, 7, 167-179. (Download here)

Webster, G.D., & Jonason, P.K. (2013). Putting the “IRT” in “Dirty”: Item Response Theory analyses of the Dark Triad Dirty Dozen—An efficient measure of narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 302-306. (Download here)


2012


Jonason, P.K., & Buss, D.M. (2012). Avoiding entangling commitments: Tactics for implementing a short-term mating strategy. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 606–610. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Madson, L. (2012). It’s not all about the Benjamins: Understanding preferences for mates with resources. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 306-310. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Luévano, V.X., & Adams, H.M. (2012). How the Dark Triad traits predict relationship choices. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 180-184. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & McCain, J. (2012). Using the HEXACO model to test the validity of the Dirty Dozen measure of the Dark Triad. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 935-938. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Perilloux, C. (2012). Domain-specificity and individual differences in worry. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 228–231. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Raulston, T., & Rotolo, A. (2012). More than just a pretty face and a hot body: Multiple cues in mate-choice. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 174-184. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Schmitt, D.P. (2012). What have you done for me lately?: Friendship-selection in the shadows of Dark Triad traits. Evolutionary Psychology, 10, 400-421. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Slomski, S., & Partyka, J. (2012). The Dark Triad at work: How toxic employees get their way. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 449-453. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Tost, J., & Koenig, B.L. (2012). An act-frequency study of reasons to give gifts: A replication and extension. Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 6, 181-192. (Download here)


Jonason, P.K., Valentine, K.A., & Li, N.P. (2012). Human mating. In V.S. Ramachandran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior (2nd. ed., Vol. 2, pp. 371-377). Oxford, England: Academic Press. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Webster, G.D. (2012). A protean approach to social influence: Dark Triad personalities and social influence tactics. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 521-526. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Webster, G.W., Schmitt, D.P., Li, N.P., & Crysel, L. (2012). The antihero in popular culture: A Life History Theory of the Dark Triad. Review of General Psychology, 16, 192-199. (Download here)


Li, N.P., & Sng, O., & Jonason, P.K. (2012). Sexual conflict in mating strategies. In A.T. Goetz & T.K. Shackelford (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Sexual Conflict in Humans (pp. 49-71). New York, NY: Oxford. (Download here)

Schmitt, D.P., Jonason, P.K., Byerley, G.J., Flores, S.D., Illbeck, B.E., O’Leary, K.N., & Qudrat, A. (2012). A reexamination of sex differences in sexuality: New studies reveal old truths? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21, 135-139. (Download here)


2011


Jonason, P.K., Cetrulo, J.F., & Ortiz, J. (2011). Avoiding the wash: Extraversion confers fitness benefits. Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 5, 146-154. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Kavanagh, P., Webster, G.D., & Fitzgerald, D. (2011). Comparing the measured and latent Dark Triad: Are three better than one? Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences, 2, 28-44. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Teicher, E.A., & Schmitt, D.P. (2011). The TIPI’s validity confirmed: Associations with mating strategies and self-esteem. Individual Differences Research, 9, 52-60. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Valentine, K.A., Li, N.P., & Harbeson, C.L. (2011). Mate-selection and the Dark Triad: Facilitating a short-term mating strategy and creating a volatile environment. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 759-763. (Download here)


 2010


Jonason, P.K., Bryan, A., & Herrera, J. (2010). Trimming the fat reveals a one-factor structure for Hong’s Psychological Reactance Scale. Individual Differences Research, 8, 220-228. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Kavanagh, P. (2010). The dark side of love: The Dark Triad and love styles. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 606-610. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Koenig, B., & Tost, J. (2010). Living a fast life: The Dark Triad and Life History Theory. Human Nature, 21, 428-442. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Buss, D.M. (2010). The costs and benefits of the Dark Triad:  Implications for mate poaching and mate retention tactics. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 373-378. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Richardson, J. (2010). Positioning the booty-call on the spectrum of relationships: Sexual but more emotional than one-night stands. Journal of Sex Research, 47, 1-10. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Li N.P., & Teicher, E.A. (2010). Who is James Bond?: The Dark Triad as an agentic social style. Individual Differences Research, 8, 111-120. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Tost, J. (2010). I just cannot control myself: The Dark Triad and self-control. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 611-615. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Webster, G.D. (2010). The Dirty Dozen: A concise measure of the Dark Triad. Psychological Assessment, 22, 420-432. (Download here)


2009


Jonason, P.K. (2009). The value of physical attractiveness: Modeling biological and social variables. Journal of Social Psychology, 149, 229-240. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Cetrulo, J.F., Madrid, J.M., & Morrison, C. (2009). Gift-giving as a courtship or mate-retention tactic?: Insights from non-human models. Evolutionary Psychology, 7, 89-103. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Fisher, T.D. (2009). The power of prestige: Why young men report having more sex partners than young women. Sex Roles, 60, 151-159. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Krcmar, M., & Sohn, S. (2009). Male body image: The role of exposure, social comparison, and body mass index in body satisfaction. Social Behavior and Personality, 37, 627-630. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Cason, M.J. (2009). The “booty call”: A compromise between men and women’s ideal mating strategies. Journal of Sex Research, 46, 1-11. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., Webster, G.W., Schmitt, D.P. (2009). The Dark Triad: Facilitating short-term mating in men. European Journal of Personality, 23, 5-18. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., & Marks, M.J. (2009). Common vs. uncommon sexual acts: Evidence for the sexual double standard. Sex Roles, 60, 357-365. (Download here)

Li, N.P., Griskevicius, V., Durante, K.M., Jonason, P.K., Pasisz, D.J., & Aumer, K. (2009). An evolutionary perspective on humor: Sexual selection or interest indication? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 923-936. (Download here)

Webster, G.D., Jonason, P.K., & Schember, T.O. (2009). Hot topics and popular papers in Evolutionary Psychology: Analyses of title words and citation counts in Evolution and Human Behavior, 1979 -2008. Evolutionary Psychology, 7, 348-362. (Download here)


2006-2008


Jonason, P.K. (2007). An evolutionary perspective on sex differences in exercise behaviors and motivations. Journal of Social Psychology, 147, 5-14. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K. (2007). A mediation hypothesis to account for the sex difference in reported number of sexual partners: An intrasexual competition approach. International Journal of Sexual Health, 19, 41-49. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K. (2007). Further tests of validity for the one-dimensional scale of Hong’s Psychological Reactance Scale. Psychological Reports, 101, 871-874. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Izzo, P.L., & Webster, G.D. (2007). Helping others to find long-term and short-term mates: Tests of inclusive fitness, reciprocal altruism, and parental investment theories. Evolutionary Psychology, 5, 716-732. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K. & Knowles, H.M. (2006). A unidimensional measure of Hong’s Psychological Reactance Scale. Psychological Reports, 98, 569-579. (Download here)

Jonason, P.K., Webster, G.D., & Lindsey. A.E. (2008). Solutions to the problem of diminished social interaction. Evolutionary Psychology, 6, 637-651. (Download here)