Aurelio José Figueredo

Professor of Psychology
Professor of Family Studies and Human Development
Director of Ethology and Evolutionary Psychology
The University of Arizona


A.J. Figueredo
Tel: 520.621.7444
Psych Bldg.
Room 440
PO Box 210069
Univ of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721


Scholarly Books or Monographs:

McKnight, P.E., McKnight, K.M., Sidani, S. & Figueredo, A.J. (2007). Missing Data: A Gentle Introduction. New York, NY: Guilford.

Scholarly Book or Monograph Chapters:

Sechrest, L., & Figueredo, A.J. (1993). Program evaluation. Annual Review of Psychology, 44, 645-674. [view pdf]

Figueredo, A.J. (2000). Commentary on Chapters 10-14: Genetic influences on sexuality, marriage, and reproduction. In Rodgers, J.L., Rowe, D.C., Miller, W.B., (Eds.), Genetic influences on human fertility and sexuality: Theoretical and empirical contributions from the biological and behavioral sciences (pp. 317-323). Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Figueredo, A.J. (2003). Foreword. In Goodson, F., The Evolution and Function of Cognition (pp. xv-xviii). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Figueredo, A.J., & Montero-Rojas, E. (2003). La independencia femenina y la extinción de la monogamia: Un vistazo a un futuro posible. In Vega-Robles, I., (Ed.), Pareja y Familia en la Sociedad Actual: Nuevos Significados y Desafíos? (pp. 75-86). San José, Costa Rica: Universidad de Costa Rica, Instituto de Investigaciones Psicológicas.

Figueredo, A.J., & Vásquez, G. (2004). El "lado oscuro" del apareamiento selectivo: La evolución de la criminalidad. In Frías-Armenta, M, & Corral-Verdugo, V., (Eds.), Delincuencia juvenil: Aspectos jurídicos, sociales y psicológicos (pp. 15-28). Mexico: CONACYT-UniSon.

Figueredo, A.J., Sefcek, J.A., Vásquez, G., Brumbach, B.H., King, J.E. & Jacobs, W.J. (2005). Evolutionary personality psychology. In Buss, D.M., (Ed.), Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology (pp. 851-877). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. [view pdf]

Figueredo, A.J., Vásquez, G., Brumbach, B.H., Schneider, S., Sefcek, J.A., Tal, I.R., Hill, D., Wenner, C.J., & Jacobs, W.J. (2005). Consiliencia y la teoria de historia de vida: De los genes al cerebro y a la estrategia reproductiva. In Frías-Armenta, M., & Corral-Verdugo, V., (Eds.), Niñez, Adolescencia, y Problemas Sociales (pp. 29-63). Mexico: CONACYT-UniSon. [view pdf]

Frías-Armenta, M., Valdez, P., Nava, M.G., Borrani, J., Figueredo, A.J., Contreras, M., Vega, B., & Ríos, D. (2005). Funciones ejecutivas y delincuencia juvenil: datos preliminares. In Frías-Armenta, M., & Corral-Verdugo, V., (Eds.), Niñez, Adolescencia, y Problemas Sociales (pp. 267-278). Mexico: CONACYT-UniSon.

McKnight, P.E., McKnight, K.M., & Figueredo, A.J (2006). On the nature of scientific legacy: The case of Lee Sechrest. In Bootzin, R.R. & McKnight, P.E., (Eds.), Strengthening Research Methodology: Psychological Measurement and Evaluation (pp. 249-260). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Figueredo, A.J., Brumbach, B.H., Jones, D.N., Sefcek, J.A., Vásquez, G., & Jacobs, W.J. (2007). Ecological constraints on mating tactics. In Geher, G., & Miller, G.F., (Eds.), Mating Intelligence: Sex, Relationships and the Mind's Reproductive System (pp. 335-361). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. [view pdf]

Figueredo, A.J., Vásquez, G., & Sefcek, J.A. (2008). Personality theories, evolutionary. In Tinsley, H.E.A., & Lease, S.H., (Eds.), Personal counseling and mental health problems: Vol. 2. Encyclopedia of Counseling (pp. 307-310). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. [view pdf]

Figueredo, A.J., Gladden, P.R., Vásquez, G., Wolf, P.S.A., Jones, D.N. (2009). Evolutionary theories of personality. In Corr, P.J., & Matthews, G., (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology: Part IV. Biological Perspectives (pp. 265-274). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University. [view pdf]

Figueredo, A.J., Jacobs, W.J., Burger, S.B., Gladden, P.R., & Olderbak, S.G. (2010). The biology of personality. In Terzis, G., & Arp, R., (Eds.), Information and Living Systems: Essays in Philosophy of Biology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, in press.

Figueredo, A.J., Wolf, P.S.A. Gladden, P.R., Olderbak, S.G., Andrzejczak, D.J., & Jacobs, W.J. (2010). Ecological approaches to personality. In Buss, D.M., & Hawley, P.H., (Eds.), The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, in press.

Jones, D.N., Olderbak, S.G., & Figueredo, A.J. (2010). Intentions toward infidelity. In Fisher, T.D., Davis, C.M., Yarber, W.L., & Davis, S.L., (Eds.), Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures. New York: Routledge, in press.

Figueredo, A.J., & Jacobs, W.J. (2010). Aggression, risk-taking, and alternative life history strategies: The behavioral ecology of social deviance. In M. Frias-Armenta & V. Corral-Verdugo (Eds.), Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Interpersonal Violence. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, in press.

Figueredo, A.J., & Gladden, P.R., & Beck, C.J.A. (2010). Intimate partner violence and life history strategy. In A. Goetz & T. Shackelford, (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Sexual Conflict In Humans. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, in press.

Figueredo, A.J., Wolf, P.S.A., Olderbak, S.G., Schlomer, G.L., & Garcia, R.A. (2010). Program Evaluation. In T.D. Little, (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, in press.