Tom Dickins

Professor of Behavioural Science


Middlesex University

Evolutionary theory, Behavioural science, Philosophy of science

BSc (Hons) Psychological Sciences (CNAA) MSc History and Philosophy of Science (London) PhD Evolutionary Psychology (Sheffield) PGCert Ecological Survey Techniques (Oxon)

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  1. Dickins, Thomas E. (2017) Pragmatic considerations and social benefits: an analysis of engagement with a fly-tipping reduction project. Journal of Litter and Environmental Quality, 1 (2). ISSN 2399-780X (Accepted/In press)
  2. Dickins, Thomas E. and Neller, Kirsty and Spencer, Robert (2018) Clutch size in Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) on Lundy. Journal of the Lundy Field Society, 6 . pp. 35-54. ISSN 1758-3276
  3. Dickins, Thomas E. and Froud, Andrew (2017) Bird communities in the buffer lands of Epping Forest. Essex Naturalist (34). ISSN 0071-1489 (Accepted/In press)
  4. Dickins, Thomas E. (2014) Science in the wild. The Psychologist, 27 (5). pp. 332-333. ISSN 0952-8229
  5. Coall, David A. and Callan, A and Dickins, Thomas E. and Chisholm, J (2015) Prenatal development: an evolutionary perspective. In: Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science. Cambridge University Press.
  6. Dickins, Thomas E. (2015) Selfish Gene Theory and Levels of Selection. In: International Encyclopaedia of Anthropology. Wiley. (Accepted/In press)
  7. Dickins, Thomas E. (2016) An equitable marriage: a focal study of a barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) nest on Lundy. Journal of the Lundy Field Society, 5 . pp. 89-100. ISSN 1758-3276
  8. Dickins, Thomas E. (2016) Average clutch size for a Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) colony on Lundy. Devon Birds, 69 (1). pp. 7-13. ISSN 1753-951X
  9. Wickham, S. and Shryane, N. and Lyons, M. and Dickins, Thomas E. and Bentall, R. P. (2014) Why does social inequality affect mental health? The role of just world beliefs, trust and social rank in psychological well-being, paranoia and hallucinations. Journal of Public Mental Health, 13 (2). pp. 114-126. ISSN 1746-5729
  10. Garcia-Guerrero, Santiago and Dickins, Thomas E. and Dickins, David W. (2014) The gradual extinction of transferred avoidance stimulus functions. Psychological Record, 64 (3). pp. 581-599. ISSN 0033-2933