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Evolution and behavior; human reproductive competition; biology of interpersonal attraction; semen chemistry and behavior; brain evolution; voice attractiveness; body morphology and behavior; yawning; grip strength; kissing; paternal assurance tactics
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Psychology professor Gordon G. Gallup Jr. is an evolutionary psychologist interested in reproductive competition and the biology of interpersonal attraction. Gallup, former editor of the Journal of Comparative Psychology
, has more than 250 publications on topics such as self-recognition, the evolution of intelligence, human reproductive competition, semen chemistry and behavior, predator-prey relations, paternal assurance tactics, rape avoidance strategies, and the biology of interpersonal attraction, mirror test for self-awareness in chimpanzees. Some of his recent publications include research on the psychobiology of romantic kissing, yawning as a brain cooling mechanism, and preeclampsia.