Tom Dickins

Tom Dickins is a Reader in Evolutionary Psychology at the University of East London. Tom has published on the evolution of language, evolutionary constraints on cognitive architecture, sexual orientation and aggression, fertility scheduling in humans and theoretical aspects of the human evolutionary behavioural sciences. His initial project in the Centre was on information, inheritance and evolution. This resulted in a number of publications. Now, in a continuation of the initial project, he is working on issues around epigenetic inheritance and niche construction. As a part of his role at CPNSS Tom convenes the Work in Progress Group every Monday evening in term time. This group consists of evolutionary behavioural scientists from around London who meet to discuss core theoretical aspects of their work. Project: Misconceptions in the Human Evolutionary Behavioural SciencesContact details:; Website: