Dr. Michael Mills
Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Office: University Hall, Room 4757
Tuesday, 12:00 - 2:30, Wednesday: 10:30 - 4:00; Thursday, 10:30 - 2:30.
Please email in advance to make an appointment, as I am sometimes called to attend department or university meetings. Summer office hours: by appointment.
Phone: (310) 338-3017
- Evolutionary psychology
Evolved cognitive and emotional adaptations (i.e., human nature) , life history strategies, motivation, memetics, evolutionary feedback loops, animal behavior.
- Sex differences / gender differences
Evolved sexually dimorphic psychological adaptations, and their proximate mechanisms (e.g., effects of early fetal hormonalization on brain development, cross-cultural manifestations of sexually dimorphic adaptations).
- Psychology and Sustainability / Ecological psychology
Psychological strategies humans might implement to avoid ecological overshoot and population collapse.
- Psychometrics / psychological testing
- Computer applications in psychology
Seeking Research Assistants:
Graphic Artist -- to assist with developing graphics (diagrams, charts, graphics, photos, cartoons, etc.) for a book on the evolutionary psychology of sex differences.
Research Assistant / Editor -- do library research and summarize research studies.
A "heads up" -- we are entering a post "peak oil" world:
I support free, online access to scientific research journals.
For example, see:
- Evolutionary Psychology - an open-access peer-reviewed journal
- Public Library of Science (PLOS)