Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa

Reader in Management



Fellow, Society of Experimental Social Psychology



Office:  MAR6.15


Mailing address

Managerial Economics and Strategy Group

Department of Management

London School of Economics and Political Science

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

Phone:  +44 20 7955 7297

Fax:  +44 20 7404 4213

Email:  S.Kanazawa@lse.ac.uk




My intellectual lineage


My one-in-a-million coauthors

(Photo credit:  Dr. Nando Pelusi)




ISI Citation Metrics

Researcher ID:  B-9020-2008 (http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9020-2008)

Total number of articles with citation data:  115

Total number of citations:  3,076

Average per item:  27.56

Average per year:  98.68

h-index:  30

i10-index:  62

i100-index:  4


Google Scholar


Citations:  9,424

h-index:  47

i10-index:  101

i100-index:  29

i1000-index:  1


Erdős Number:  5





Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2012.  The Intelligence Paradox:  Why the Intelligent Choice Isn’t Always the Smart One.  New York:  Wiley.

Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2012.  지능의 사생활:  연애에서 식성까지 우리의 행동을 결정짓는 IQ의 맨얼굴.  Seoul:  Woongjin Big Think Company.  (Korean edition)


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2015.  知能のパラドックス.  Kyoto:  PHP Institute.  (Japanese edition)


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2015.  Proto Paradoksas: Kodėl Intelektualai Kartais Elgiasi Keistokai.  Vilnius:  VšĮ Gelmės.  (Lithuanian edition)


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2020.  지능의 역설:  우리가 몰랐던 지능의 사생활.  Dongducheon:  Pencil.  (Second Korean edition)


A Brazilian edition to be published by Autêntica Editora.


A Greek edition to be published by Thrasyvoulos Drakoulis.


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2007.  Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters.  New York:  Penguin.

Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2007.  Perché Agli Uomini Piacciono le Curve e le Donne Adorano i Diamanti.  Milan:  Edizioni Piemme.  (Italian edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2007.  女が男を厳しく選ぶ理由.  Tokyo:  Hankyu Communications.  (Japanese edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2007.  Por Que Homens Jogam e Mulheres Compram Sapatos.  Rio de Janeiro:  Prestigio Editorial.  (Brazilian edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2007.  Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters, narrated by Stephen Hoye.  Old Saybrook:  Tantor Media.  (Audio CD/MP3 edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2007.  Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters.  Amazon Digital Services.  (Amazon Kindle edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2008.  Kodėl Gražiems Gimsta Mergaitės:  Įvadas į Evoliucijos Psichologiją.  Vilnius:  Tyto Alba.  (Lithuanian edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2008.  為什麼美女總是生女兒?  Taipei:  Sun Color Culture.  (Complex Chinese edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2008.  처음 읽는 진화심리학.  Seoul:  Woongjin Knowledge House.  (Korean edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2010.  Зошто Мажите Се Коцкаат А Жените Купуваат Чевли.  Skopje:  Tabahon.  (Macedonian edition)

(Делот кој недостасува на македонски можете да го прочитате тука.)

Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2010.  生猛的进化心理学.  Shenyang:  Volumes Publishing.  (Simplified Chinese edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2010.  Dlaczego Piękni Ludzie Mają Więcej Córek?  Szczecin:  Albatros Wydawnictwo.  (Polish edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2016.  Neden Güzel İnsanların Daha Ziyade Kızı Olur?  Istanbul:  Paravan Yayınevi.  (Turkish edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2019.  進化心理学から考えるホモサピエンス 一万年変化しない価値観.  Tokyo:  PanRolling.  (Second Japanese edition)


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2022.  進化心理学から考えるホモサピエンス 一万年変化しない価値観.  Tokyo:  PanRolling. (Japanese audiobook edition)


A Greek edition to be published by Motibo Publishing.


A Romanian edition to be published by Vellant Publishing.


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2000.  Order by Accident:  The Origins and Consequences of Conformity in Contemporary Japan.  Boulder:  Westview.





Kanazawa, Satoshi.  (Editor.)  2026.  Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology.  Cheltenham:  Edward Elgar.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  (Editor.)  2024.  Genes, Environments, and Differential Susceptibility:  Current Topics in Evolutionary Developmental Psychology.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Yueh-Ting Lee.  (Editors.)  2020.  Special issue of Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences on the Future of Evolutionary Psychology.  Volume 14.  Number 4 (October).


Lee, Yueh-Ting and Satoshi Kanazawa.  (Editors.)  2015.  Special issue of Psychology of Religion and Spirituality on the Nature and Evolution of Totemism, Shamanism, Religions, and Spirituality.  Volume 7.  Number 4 (November).


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  (Editor.)  2006.  Special Issue of Managerial and Decision Economics on Evolutionary Psychology and Management . Volume 27.  Numbers 23 (MarchMay).



Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2024.  “Why All Evolutionary Psychological Theories Must Be Tested in WEIRD Societies.”  Evolutionary Psychological Science.  10:  33–39.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2024.  “The General Factor of Personality as a Female-Typical Trait.”  Personality and Individual Differences.  218:  112470.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2023.  “Unilateral Single Transverse Flexion Crease as a Potential Risk Factor for COVID-19.”  Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice.  31:  e1260.


Kanazawa, Satoshi, Norman P. Li, and Jose C. Yong.  2022.  “When Intelligence Hurts and Ignorance is Bliss:  Global Pandemic as an Evolutionarily Novel Threat to Happiness.”  Journal of Personality.  90:  971–987.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Adrien Larere.  2022.  “Infertility and Same-Sex Attraction in Women.”  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics.  158:  528543. (Online supplemental figures)

Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2022.  “Unrestricted Sociosexuality Decreases Women’s (But Not Men’s) Homophobia.”  Sexuality & Culture.  26:  1422–1431.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2022.  “Personality and Early Susceptibility to COVID-19 in the United Kingdom.”  Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology.  32:  786–795.


Kanazawa, Satoshi, Norman P. Li, and Jose C. Yong.  2022.  “Sunshine on My Shoulders Makes Me Happy... Especially If I’m Less Intelligent:  How Sunlight and Intelligence Affect Happiness in Modern Society.”  Cognition and Emotion.  36:  722–730.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2022.  “The Evolutionary Novelty of Childcare By and With Strangers.”  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.  221:  105432.


Yong, Jose C., Norman P. Li, and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2021.  “Not So Much Rational but Rationalizing:  Humans Evolved as Coherence-Seeking, Fiction-Making Animals.”  American Psychologist.  76:  781793.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2021.  “Possible Evolutionary Origins of Nationalism.”  Political Behavior.  43:  1685–1705.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2021.  “Economics and Epicycles.”  Perspectives on Psychological Science.  16:  517–532.


Woodley of Menie, Michael A., Satoshi Kanazawa, Jonathan Pallesen, and Matthew A. Sarraf.  2020.  “Paternal Age is Negatively Associated with Religious Behavior in a Post-60s But Not a Pre-60s US Birth Cohort:  Testing a Prediction from the Social Epistasis Amplification Model.”  Journal of Religion and Health.  59: 2733–2752.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2020.  “What Do We Do with the WEIRD Problem?”  Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences.  14:  342–346.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Yueh-Ting Lee.  2020.  “What Is the Next Big Question in Evolutionary Psychology?  An Introduction to the Special Issue.”  Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences.  14:  299–300.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2020.  “Father Absence, Sociosexual Orientation, and Same–Sex Attraction in Women and Men.”  International Journal of Psychology.  55:  234–244.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2020.  “Does Global Warming Contribute to the Obesity Epidemic?”  Environmental Research.  182:  108962.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2019.  “Cognitive Function and Crossword Puzzles:  Which Way Does the Causal Direction Go?  International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  34:  17341735.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2019.  “An Association Between Women’s Physical Attractiveness and the Length of Their Reproductive Career in a Prospectively Longitudinal, Nationally Representative Sample.”  American Journal of Human Biology.  31:  e23256.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Nancy L. Segal.  2019.  “Do Monozygotic Twins Have Higher Genetic Quality Than Dizygotic Twins and Singletons?:  Hints from Attractiveness Ratings and Self-Reported Health.”  Evolutionary Biology.  46:  164–169.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Marie-Therese von Buttlar.  2019.  “A Potential Role of the Widespread Use of Microwave Ovens in the Obesity Epidemic.”  Clinical Psychological Science.  7:  340–348.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2018.  “Darling I Don’t Know Why I Go to Extremes:  A Seemingly Culturally Universal and Potentially Evolved Human Tendency to Hold Extreme Preferences and Values.”  Biodemography and Social Biology.  64:  114–122.


Woodley of Menie, Michael A., Heitor B. F. Fernandes, Satoshi Kanazawa, and Edward Dutton.  2018.  “Sinistrality is Associated with (Slightly) Lower General Intelligence:  A Data Synthesis and Consideration of Secular Trend Data in Handedness.”  Homo:  Journal of Comparative Human Biology.  69:  118–126.


Salahodjaev, Raufhon and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2018.  “Why Do Societies with Higher Average Cognitive Ability Have Lower Income Inequality?  The Role of Redistributive Policies.”  Journal of Biosocial Science.  50:  347–364.


Kanazawa, Satoshi, Nancy L. Segal, and David de Meza.  2018.  “Why Are There More Same-Sex Than Opposite-Sex Dizygotic Twins?”  Human Reproduction.  33:  930–934. (Online supplement)


Kanazawa, Satoshi, Shihao Hu, and Adrien Larere.  2018.  “Why Do Very Unattractive Workers Earn So Much?”  Economics and Human Biology.  29:  189–197. (Online supplement)


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Mary C. Still.  2018.  “Is There Really a Beauty Premium or an Ugliness Penalty on Earnings?”  Journal of Business and Psychology.  33:  249–262. (Research Square video abstract)

Winner, 2018 Journal of Business and Psychology Editor Commendation.

Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2017.  “Higher Intelligence and Later Maternal Age:  Which Way Does the Causal Direction Go?”  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  65:  1884–1887.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2017.  “Possible Evolutionary Origins of Human Female Sexual Fluidity.”  Biological Reviews.  92:  1251–1274.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Nancy L. Segal.  2017.  “Same-Sex Twins Are Taller and Heavier than Opposite-Sex Twins (But Only if Breastfed):  Possible Evidence for Sex Bias in Human Breast Milk.”  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.  156:  186–191.


Woodley of Menie, Michael A. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2017.  “Paternal Age Negatively Predicts Offspring Physical Attractiveness in Two, Large, Nationally Representative Datasets.”  Personality and Individual Differences.  106:  217221.


Woodley of Menie, Michael A., Charlie L. Reeve, Satoshi Kanazawa, Gerhard Meisenberg, Heitor B. F. Fernandes, Tomás Cabeza de Baca.  2016.  “Contemporary Phenotypic Selection on Intelligence is (Mostly) Directional:  An Analysis of Three, Population Representative Samples.”  Intelligence.  59:  109–114.


Li, Norman P. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2016.  “Country Roads, Take me Home... To My Friends:  How Intelligence, Population Density, and Friendship Affect Modern Happiness.”  British Journal of Psychology.  107:  675–697.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2015.  “Breastfeeding is Positively Associated with Child Intelligence Even Net of Parental IQ.”  Developmental Psychology.  51:  1683–1689.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2015.  “Where Do Gods Come From?”  Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.  7:  306–313.


Lee, Yueh-Ting and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2015.  "An Introduction to the Special Issue on the Nature and Evolution of Totemism, Shamanism, Religions, and Spirituality."  Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.  7:  265266.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Norman P. Li.  2015.  “Happiness in Modern Society:  Why Intelligence and Ethnic Composition Matter.”  Journal of Research in Personality.  59:  111–120.


Diener, Ed, Satoshi Kanazawa, Eunkook M. Suh, and Shigehiro Oishi.  2015.  “Why People Are in a Generally Good Mood.”  Personality and Social Psychology Review.  19:  235–256.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2014.  “Intelligence and Obesity:  Which Way Does the Causal Direction Go?”  Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Obesity.  21:  339–344.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2014.  “General Intelligence, Disease Heritability, and Health:  A Preliminary Test.”  Personality and Individual Differences.  71:  8385.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2014.  “Intelligence and Childlessness.”  Social Science Research.  48:  157–170.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2014.  “Why Is Intelligence Associated with Stability of Happiness?”  British Journal of Psychology.  105:  316337.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Linus Fontaine.  2013.  “Intelligent People Defect More in a One-Shot Prisoner’s Dilemma Game.”  Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics.  6:  201213.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2013.  “Childhood Intelligence and Adult Obesity.”  Obesity.  21:  434440.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2012.  “Intelligence and Homosexuality.”  Journal of Biosocial Science.  44:  595623.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2012.  “Intelligence, Birth Order and Family Size.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.  11571164. (Online supplemental tables  Online supplemental figures)


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Kaja Perina.  2012.  “Why More Intelligent Individuals Like Classical Music.”  Journal of Behavioral Decision Making.  25:  264275.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2012.  “The Evolution of General Intelligence.”  Personality and Individual Differences.  53:  9093.

Reprinted in Race and Sex Differences in Intelligence and Personality:  A Tribute to Richard Lynn at Eighty, edited by Helmuth Nyborg.  London:  Ulster Institute for Social Research, 2014.  Pp. 55–68.

Lynn, Richard and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2011.  “A Longitudinal Study of Sex Differences in Intelligence at Ages 7, 11, and 16 Years.”  Personality and Individual Differences.  51:  321324.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2011.  “Beautiful British Parents Have More Daughters.”  Reproductive Sciences.  18:  353358.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2011.  “Intelligence and Physical Attractiveness.”  Intelligence.  39:  714.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Josephine E. E. U. Hellberg.  2010.  “Intelligence and Substance Use.”  Review of General Psychology.  14:  382396.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2010.  “Evolutionary Psychology and Intelligence Research.”  American Psychologist.  65:  279289.

Reprinted in Annual Editions:  Psychology 13/14, edited by R. Eric Landrum.  New York:  McGraw-Hill, 2013.  Pp. 185–197.

Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2010.  “Why Liberals and Atheists Are More Intelligent.”  Social Psychology Quarterly.  73:  3357.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Joanne Savage.  2009.  “An Evolutionary Psychological Perspective on Social Capital.”  Journal of Economic Psychology.  30:  873883.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Diane J. Reyniers.  2009.  “The Role of Height in the Sex Difference in Intelligence.”  American Journal of Psychology.  122:  527536.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Kaja Perina.  2009.  “Why Night Owls Are More Intelligent.”  Personality and Individual Differences.  47:  685690.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2009.  “IQ and the Values of Nations.”  Journal of Biosocial Science.  41:  537556.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Joanne Savage.  2009.  “Why Nobody Seems to Know What Exactly Social Capital is.”  Journal Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology.  3:  118132.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Péter Apari.  2009.  “Sociosexually Unrestricted Parents Have More Sons:  A Further Application of the Generalized Trivers-Willard Hypothesis (gTWH).”  Annals of Human Biology.  36:  320330.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2009.  “Evolutionary Psychological Foundations of Civil Wars.”  Journal of Politics.  71:  2534.


Kanazawa, Satoshi. 2008.  “IQ and the Health of States.”  Biodemography and Social Biology.  54:  200213.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2008.  “Battered Woman Have More Sons:  A Possible Evolutionary Reason Why Some Battered Women Stay.”  Journal of Evolutionary Psychology.  6 :  129139.


Bokek-Cohen, Yaarit, Yochanan Peres, and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2008.  “Rational Choice and Evolutionary Psychology as Explanations for Mate Selectivity.” Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology.  2:  4255.


Lynn, Richard and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2008.  “How to Explain High Jewish Achievement:  The Role of Intelligence and Values.”  Personality and Individual Differences.  44:  801808.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2008.  “Temperature and Evolutionary Novelty as Forces behind the Evolution of General Intelligence.”  Intelligence.  36:  99108.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2008.  “Are Schizophrenics More Religious?  Do They Have More Daughters?”  Behavioral and Brain Sciences.  31:  272273.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2007.  “Big and Tall Soldiers Are More Likely to Survive Battle:  A Possible Explanation for the “Returning Soldier Effect” on the Secondary Sex Ratio.”  Human Reproduction.  22:  30023008.


Yamagishi, Toshio, Shigeru Terai, Toko Kiyonari, Nobuhiro Mifune, and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2007.  “The Social Exchange Heuristic:  Managing Errors in Social Exchange.”  Rationality and Society.  19:  259292.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2007.  “The Evolutionary Psychological Imagination:  Why You Can’t Get a Date on a Saturday Night and Why Most Suicide Bombers Are Muslim.”  Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology.  1:  717.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2007.  “Beautiful Parents Have More Daughters:  A Further Implication of the Generalized Trivers-Willard Hypothesis (gTWH).”  Journal of Theoretical Biology.  244:  133140.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  “IQ and the Wealth of States.”  Intelligence.  34:  593600.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  “Mind the Gap... in Intelligence:  Reexamining the Relationship between Inequality and Health.”  British Journal of Health Psychology.  11:  623642.


Takahashi, Chisato, Toshio Yamagishi, Shigehito Tanida, Toko Kiyonari, and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2006.  “Attractiveness and Cooperation in Social Exchange.”  Evolutionary Psychology.  4:  315329.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  “Why the Less Intelligent May Enjoy Television More than the More Intelligent.”  Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology.  4:  2736.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  ““First, Kill All the Economists....”:  The Insufficiency of Microeconomics and the Need for Evolutionary Psychology in the Study of Management.”  Managerial and Decision Economics.  27:  95101.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  “Where Do Cultures Come From?”  Cross-Cultural Research.  40:  152176.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  “Violent Men Have More Sons:  Further Evidence for the Generalized Trivers-Willard Hypothesis (gTWH).”  Journal of Theoretical Biology.  239:  450459.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  “No, It Ain't Gonna Be Like That.”  Evolutionary Psychology.  4:  120128.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2005.  “An Empirical Test of a Possible Solution to “the Central Theoretical Problem of Human Sociobiology.””  Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology.  3:  255266.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2005.  “Who Lies on Surveys, and What Can We Do about it?”  Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies.  30:  361370.


Yamagishi, Toshio, Satoshi Kanazawa, Rie Mashima, and Shigeru Terai.  2005.  “Separating Trust from Cooperation in a Dynamic Relationship:  Prisoner's Dilemma with Variable Dependence.”  Rationality and Society.  17:  275308.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Deanna L. Novak.  2005.  “Human Sexual Dimorphism in Size May Be Triggered by Environmental Cues.”  Journal of Biosocial Science.  37:  657665.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2005.  “The Myth of Racial Discrimination in Pay in the United States.”  Managerial and Decision Economics.  26:  285294.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2005.  “Big and Tall Parents Have More Sons:  Further Generalizations of the Trivers-Willard Hypothesis.”  Journal of Theoretical Biology.  235:  583590.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Griet Vandermassen.  2005.  “Engineers Have More Sons, Nurses Have More Daughters:  An Evolutionary Psychological Extension of Baron-Cohen's Extreme Male Brain Theory of Autism and Its Empirical Implications.”  Journal of Theoretical Biology.  233:  589599.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2005.  “Is “Discrimination” Necessary to Explain the Sex Gap in Earnings?”  Journal of Economic Psychology.  26:  269287.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2004.  “Social Sciences Are Branches of Biology.”  Socio-Economic Review.  2:  371390.


Savage, Joanne and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2004.  “Social Capital and the Human Psyche:  Why is Social Life “Capital”?”  Sociological Theory.  22:  504524.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Jody L. Kovar.  2004.  “Why Beautiful People Are More Intelligent.”  Intelligence.  32:  227243.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2004.  “General Intelligence as a Domain-Specific Adaptation.”  Psychological Review.  111:  512523.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2004.  “The Savanna Principle.”  Managerial and Decision Economics.  25:  4154.


Yamagishi, Toshio, Shigehito Tanida, Rie Mashima, Eri Shimoma, and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2003.  “You Can Judge a Book by Its Cover:  Evidence that Cheaters May Look Different from Cooperators.”  Evolution and Human Behavior.  24:  290301.

Reprinted in Cultural and Ecological Foundations of the Mind, edited by Mark H. B. Radford, Susumu Ohnuma, and Toshio Yamagishi.  Sapporo:  Hokkaido University Press, 2007.  Pp. 87100.

Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2003.  “Why Productivity Fades with Age:  The Crime-Genius Connection.”  Journal of Research in Personality.  37:  257272.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2003.  “Can Evolutionary Psychology Explain Reproductive Behavior in the Contemporary United States?”  Sociological Quarterly.  44:  291302.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2003.  “Reading Shadows on Plato's Cave Wall.”  American Sociological Review.  68:  159160.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2003.  “The Relativity of Relative Satisfaction.”  Evolution and Human Behavior.  24:  7173.


Savage, Joanne and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2002.  “Social Capital, Crime and Human Nature.”  Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice.  18:  188211.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2002.  “Bowling with Our Imaginary Friends.”  Evolution and Human Behavior.  23:  167171.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Rebecca L. Frerichs.  2001.  “Why Single Men Might Abhor Foreign Cultures.”  Social Biology.  48:  321328.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2001.  “Why Father Absence Might Precipitate Early Menarche:  The Role of Polygyny.”  Evolution and Human Behavior.  22:  329334.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2001.  “De Gustibus Est Disputandum.”  Social Forces.  79:  11311163.

Reprinted in Theories of Social Order: A Reader, Second Edition, edited by Michael Hechter and Christine Horne. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009.  Pp. 3539.


Reprinted as “De Gustibus Est Disputandum, Czyli o Gustach Się Dyskutuje” in Nowe Perspektywy Teorii Socjologicznej, edited by Aleksander Manterys and Janusz Mucha.  Kraków:  Nomos, 2010.  Pp. 239272.  (Polish translation)

Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2001.  “Where Do Social Structures Come From?”  Advances in Group Processes.  18:  161183.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2001.  “Science vs. History:  A Reply to MacDonald.”  Social Forces.  80:  349352.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2001.  “A Bit of Logic Goes a Long Way:  A Reply to Sanderson.”  Social Forces.  80:  337341.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2001.  “Why We Love Our Children.”  American Journal of Sociology.  106:  17611776.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Mary C. Still.  2000.  “Why Men Commit Crimes (and Why They Desist).”  Sociological Theory.  18:  434447.

Reprinted in Biosocial Theories of Crime, edited by Kevin M. Beaver and Anthony Walsh.  Farnham:  Ashgate, 2011.  Pp. 379392.

Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2000.  “Scientific Discoveries as Cultural Displays:  A Further Test of Miller's Courtship Model.”  Evolution and Human Behavior.  21:  317321.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2000.  “A New Solution to the Collective Action Problem:  The Paradox of Voter Turnout.”  American Sociological Review.  65:  433442.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Mary C. Still.  2000.  “Teaching May Be Hazardous to Your Marriage.”  Evolution and Human Behavior.  21:  185190.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Mary C. Still.  2000.  “Parental Investment as a Game of Chicken.”  Politics and the Life Sciences.  19:  1726.


Kanazawa, Satoshi. 1999.  “Using Laboratory Experiments to Test Theories of Corporate Behavior.”  Rationality and Society.  11:  443461.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Mary C. Still.  1999.  “Why Monogamy?”  Social Forces.  78:  2550.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Debra Friedman.  1999.  “The State's Contribution to Social Order in National Societies:  Somalia as an Illustrative Case.”  Journal of Political and Military Sociology.  27:  120.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  1999.  “Testing Macro Organizational Theories in Laboratory Experiments.”  Social Science Research.  28:  6687.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  1998.  “A Possible Solution to the Paradox of Voter Turnout.”  Journal of Politics.  60:  974995.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  1998.  “In Defense of Unrealistic Assumptions.”  Sociological Theory.  16:  193204.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  1998.  “A Brief Note on a Further Refinement of the Condorcet Jury Theorem for Heterogeneous Groups.”  Mathematical Social Sciences.  35:  6973.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  1997.  “A Solidaristic Theory of Social Order.”  Advances in Group Processes.  14:  81111.


Hechter, Michael and Satoshi Kanazawa.  1997.  “Sociological Rational Choice Theory.”  Annual Review of Sociology.  23:  191214.


Friedman, Debra, Michael Hechter and Satoshi Kanazawa.  1996.  “Reply to Lehrer, Shechtman and Leasure.”  Demography.  33:  137139.


Friedman, Debra, Michael Hechter, and Satoshi Kanazawa.  1994.  “A Theory of the Value of Children.”  Demography.  31:  375401.


Hechter, Michael and Satoshi Kanazawa.  1993.  “Group Solidarity and Social Order in Japan.”  Journal of Theoretical Politics.  5:  455493.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  1992.  “Outcome or Expectancy?: Antecedent of Spontaneous Causal Attribution.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.  18:  659668.





Furnham, Adrian and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2020.  “The Evolution of Personality.”  Pp. 462–470 in The Cambridge Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behavior, edited by Lance Workman, Will Reader, and Jerome H. Barkow.  New York:  Cambridge University Press.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Norman P. Li.  2018.  “The Savanna Theory of Happiness.”  Pp. 171–194 in The Oxford Handbook of Evolution, Biology, and Society, edited by Rosemary L. Hopcroft. New York: Oxford University Press.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2016.  “Sex Difference in Variance Traits.”  In Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Sciences, edited by Todd K. Shackelford and Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford.  New York:  Springer.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2015.  “Evolutionary Psychology and Its Relevance to the Social Sciences.”  Pp. 136–156 in Handbook on Evolution and Society:  Toward an Evolutionary Social Science, edited by Jonathan H. Turner, Richard Machalek, and Alexandra Maryanski.  New York:  Routledge.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2012.  “Battered Women, Happy Genes:  There Is No Such Thing as Altruism, Pathological or Otherwise.”  Pp. 311317 in Pathological Altruism, edited by Barbara Oakley, Ariel Knafo, Guruprasad Madhavan, and David Sloan Wilson.  New York:  Oxford University Press.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2011.  “Evolutionary Psychology and Individual Differences.”  Pp. 353376 in The Handbook of Individual Differences, edited by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Sophie von Stumm, and Adrian Furnham.  Oxford:  Blackwell-Wiley.


Kanazawa, Satoshi. 2009.  “Evolutionary Psychology and Crime.”  Pp. 90110 in Biosocial Criminology:  New Directions in Theory and Research, edited by Anthony Walsh and Kevin M. Beaver.  New York:  Routledge.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2008.  “Theft.”  Pp. 160175 in Evolutionary Forensic Psychology, edited by Joshua Duntley and Todd K. Shackelford.  New York:  Oxford University Press.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2007.  “Mating Intelligence and General Intelligence as Independent Constructs.”  Pp. 283309 in Mating Intelligence: Sex, Relationships, and the Mind’s Reproductive System, edited by Glenn Geher and Geoffrey Miller.  Mahwah:  Lawrence Erlbaum.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2007.  “The g-Culture Coevolution.”  Pp. 313318 in The Evolution of Mind:  Fundamental Questions and Controversies, edited by Steven W. Gangestad and Jeffry A. Simpson.  New York:  Guilford Press.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2003.  “A General Evolutionary Psychological Theory of Male Criminality and Related Male-Typical Behavior.”  Pp. 3760 in Biosocial Criminology:  Challenging Environmentalism's Supremacy, edited by Anthony Walsh and Lee Ellis.  New York:  Nova Science Publishers.


Kanazawa, Satoshi and Mary C. Still.  2001.  “The Emergence of Marriage Norms:  An Evolutionary Psychological Perspective.”  Pp. 274304 in Social Norms, edited by Michael Hechter and Karl-Dieter Opp.  New York:  Russell Sage Foundation.


Friedman, Debra, Michael Hechter, and Satoshi Kanazawa.  1999.  “Theories of the Value of Children:  A New Approach.”  Pp. 1947 in The Dynamics of Values in Fertility Change, edited by Richard Leete.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.


Hechter, Michael and Satoshi Kanazawa.  1993.  “The Production of Social Order with Special Reference to Contemporary Japan.”  Pp. 187207 in Social Theory and Social Policy: Essays in Honor of James S. Coleman, edited by Aage B. Sørensen and Seymour Spilerman.  Westport:  Praeger.


Hechter, Michael, Debra Friedman, and Satoshi Kanazawa.  1992.  “The Attainment of Global Order in Heterogeneous Societies.”  Pp. 7997 in Rational Choice Theory:  Advocacy and Critique, edited by James S. Coleman and Thomas J. Fararo.  Beverly Hills:  Sage Publications.

Reprinted in Theories of Social Order:  A Reader, edited by Michael Hechter and Christine Horne.  Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 2003.  Pp. 329344.


Reprinted in Theories of Social Order:  A Reader, Second Edition, edited by Michael Hechter and Christine Horne.  Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 2009.  Pp. 282-295.




Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2019.  “Review of The Emergence and Evolution of Religion:  By Means of Natural Selection, by Jonathan H. Turner, Alexandra Maryanski, Anders Klostergaard Petersen, and Armin W. Geertz.”  Contemporary Sociology.  48:  223–224.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2012.  “Review of Intelligence:  A Unifying Explanatory Construct for the Social Sciences, by Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen.”  Personality and Individual Differences.  54:  145.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2010.  “Applied Evolutionary Psychology at its Best.  Review of I See Rude People:  One Woman’s Battle to Beat Some Manners into Impolite Society, by Amy Alkon.”  Evolutionary Psychology.  8:  14.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  “Can the Social Scientists be Saved?  Should They?  Review of Missing the Revolution:  Darwinism for Social Scientists, edited by Jerome H. Barkow.”  Evolutionary Psychology.  4:  102106.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2003.  “Review of Rational Ritual:  Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge, by Michael Suk-Young Chwe.”  Nationalism and Ethnic Politics.  9:  137138.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2002.  “Review of Biology and Crime, by David C. Rowe.”  Human Ethology Bulletin.  17:  1920.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2002.  “No Triumph of Sociobiology Without Evolutionary Psychology:  Review of The Triumph of Sociobiology, by John Alcock.”  Heredity.  87:  709.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2000.  “Review of Evolution and Human Behavior:  Darwinian Perspectives on Human Nature, by John Cartwright.”  Politics and the Life Sciences.  19:  287288.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  1995.  “Review of The Problem of Order:  What Unites and Divides Society, by Dennis H. Wrong.”  American Journal of Sociology.  100:  13671369.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  1994.  “Review of Institutions and Social Conflict, by Jack Knight.”  American Journal of Sociology.  99:  10901091.




Segal, Nancy L. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2017.  "Does Breast Milk Have a Sex Bias?"  New York Times Sunday Review.  22 January:  SR8.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2011.  “Foreword.”  Pp. 13 in Monkeys on Our Backs:  Why Conservatives and Liberals Are Both Wrong About Evolution, by Richard Tokumei.  Ripley:  O Books.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2009.  “A Chip Off the Best Block.”  Psychology Today.  42 (5):  6061.


Miller, Alan S. and Satoshi Kanazawa.  2007.  “10 Politically Incorrect Truths about Human Nature.”  Psychology Today.  40 (4):  8895.


Kanazawa, Satoshi.  2006.  “If the Truth Offends, It’s Our Job to Offend.”  Times Higher Education Supplement.  15 December.  1773:  14.

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