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David Pietraszewski

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Short CV: 
  • Max Planck Institute for Human Development: Evolutionary Perspectives on Ecological Rationality 
  • Yale Unversity: Postdoctoral Researcher, Infant Cognition Center 
  • University of California, Santa Barbara: PhD, Center for Evolutionary Psychology & Department of Psychology 
Research Interests: 
  • The psychology of Coalitions and Alliances
  • Resource Conflict & Conflict Dynamics
  • Social Categorization
  • "Who Said What?" memory confusion paradigm
  • Engineering/task analysis approaches to Psychology
  • Construct Validity, Measurement, and Reductionism 
  • Evolutionary Psychology/Adaptationism

Selected Literature: 
  • Pietraszewski, D., Wertz, A. E., Bryant, G. A., & Wynn, K. (2017). Three-month-old human infants use vocal cues of body size. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284: 20170656, 1-9.
  • Pietraszewski, D. (2016). How the mind sees coalitional and group conflict: The evolutionary invariances of N-person conflict dynamics. Evolution and Human Behavior, 37, 470-480.
  • Pietraszewski, D. (2016). Priming race: Does the mind inhibit categorization by race at encoding or recall? Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 85-91. 
  • Pietraszewski, D., Curry, O., Peterson, M. B., Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (2015). Constituents of political cognition: Race, party politics, and the alliance detection system. Cognition, 140, 24-39.
  • Pietraszewski, D., & Shaw, A. (2015). Not by strength alone: Children's conflict expectations follow the logic of the asymmetric war of attrition. Human Nature, 26 (1). 
  • Pietraszewski, D., Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (2014). The content of our cooperation, not the color of our skin: An alliance detection system regulates categorization by coalition and race, but not sex. PLOS ONE 9(2): e88534. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088534
  • Pietraszewski, D., & Schwartz, A. (2014). Evidence that accent is a dimension of social categorization, not a byproduct of perceptual salience, familarity, or ease-of-processing. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 43-50. 
  • Pietraszewski, D., & Schwartz, A. (2014). Evidence that accent is a dedicated dimension of social categorization, not a byproduct of coalitional categorization. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 51-57. 
  • Pietraszewski, D., & German, T. C. (2013). Coalitional psychology on the playground: Reasoning about indirect social consequences in preschoolers and adults. Cognition, 126, 352-363. 
  • Pietraszewski, D. (2013). What is group psychology? Adaptations for mapping shared intentional stances. In M. Banaji, & S. Gelman (Eds.) Navigating the social world: What infants, children, and other species can teach us. (pp. 253-257). New York: Oxford University Press. 

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2017/in press

  • Pietraszewski, D., Wertz, A. E., Bryant, G. A., & Wynn, K. (2017). Three-month-old human infants use vocal cues of body size. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284: 20170656, 1-9. full text

2016

  • Pietraszewski, D. (2016). How the mind sees coalitional and group conflict: The evolutionary invariances of N-person conflict dynamics. Evolution and Human Behavior, 37, 470-480. full text SOM
  • Pietraszewski, D. (2016). Priming race: Does the mind inhibit categorization by race at encoding or recall? Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 85-91.  full text
  • Pietraszewski, D. (2016). Evolutionary Psychology. In H. Miller (Ed). Sage Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology. Thousand Oaks: Sage. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483346274.n107 full text

2015

  • Pietraszewski, D., Curry, O.S., Petersen, M.B., Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (2015). Contituents of political cognition: Race, party politics, and the alliance detection system. Cognition, 140, 24-39. full text
  • Pietraszewski, D., & Shaw. A. (2015). Not by strength alone: Children's conflict expectations follow the logic of the asymmetric war of attrition. Human Nature, 26, 44-72. full text

2014

  • Pietraszewski, D., Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (2014). The content of our cooperation, not the color of our skin: An alliance detection system regulates categorization by coalition and race, but not sex. PLOS ONE 9(2): e88534. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088534 full text
  • Pietraszewski, D., & Schwartz, A. (2014). Evidence that accent is a dimension of social categorization, not a byproduct of perceptual salience, familarity, or ease-of-processing. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 43-50. full text supplementary online materials
  • Pietraszewski, D., & Schwartz, A. (2014). Evidence that accent is a dedicated dimension of social categorization, not a byproduct of coalitional categorization. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 51-57. full text

2013

  • Pietraszewski, D., & German, T. C. (2013). Coalitional psychology on the playground: Reasoning about indirect social consequences in preschoolers and adults. Cognition, 126, 352-363. full text
  • Pietraszewski, D. (2013). What is group psychology? Adaptations for mapping shared intentional stances. In M. Banaji, & S. Gelman (Eds.) Navigating the social world: What infants, children, and other species can teach us. (pp. 253-257). New York: Oxford University Press. full text

2012-11

  • Pietraszewski, D. (2012). The elementary dynamics of intergroup conflict and revenge. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 32-33. full text
  • Pietraszewski, D. (2012). What is argument for? An adaptationist approach to argument and debate. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 34, 86-87. full text
  • Pietraszewski, D., & Wertz, A. E. (2011). Reverse engineering the structure of cognitive mechanisms. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 34, 209-210. full text