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Dr Nicholas Pound

Dr Nicholas Pound
Senior Lecturer In Psychology


Biological and Evolutionary Psychology (Centre for Culture & Evolution)



  • PhD Psychology (McMaster)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Leeds)
  • PGCert: Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (Brunel)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


  • Department of Life Sciences - Director of Research
  • Psychology REF Lead
  • Psychology REF Impact Champion

Newest selected publications

Price, ME., Sheehy-Skeffington, J., Sidnaius, J. and Pound, N. (2017) 'Is sociopolitical egalitarianism related to bodily and facial formidability in men?'. EVOLUTION AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR, 38 (5). pp. 626 - 634. ISSN: 1090-5138 Open Access Link

Journal article

Boothroyd, LG., Gray, AW., Headland, TN., Uehara, RT., Waynforth, D., Burt, DM. and et al. (2017) 'Male Facial Appearance and Offspring Mortality in Two Traditional Societies.'. PLoS One, 12 (1). pp. e0169181. ISSN: 1932-6203 Open Access Link

Journal article

Shackelford, TK., Pound, N., Goetz, AT. and Lamunyon, CW. (2015) 'Female Infidelity and Sperm Competition', in Buss, DM. (ed.) The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Hoboken, NJ : Wiley. pp. 372 - 393. ISBN 10: 0471264032. ISBN 13: 9780470939376.

Book chapter

Shackelford, TK., Goetz, AT., LaMunyon, CW., Pham, MN. and Pound, N. (2015) 'Human Sperm Competition', in Buss, DM. (ed.) Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. New York : Wiley. , Volume 1, Foundation. pp. 427 - 443. ISBN 13: 978-1-118-75588-4.

Book chapter

Scott, IM. and Pound, N. (2015) 'Menstrual cycle phase does not predict political conservatism.'. PLoS One, 10 (4). pp. e0112042. ISSN: 1932-6203 Open Access Link

Journal article
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