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. Schalz, Sabrina and Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (2020) Humans discriminate individual zebra finches by their song. Biolinguistics, 14 . ISSN 1450–3417 (Accepted/In press)
  2. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (2020) Conflation and refutation: Book review of T. Uller and K. N. Laland. eds. 2019. Evolutionary causation: biological and philosophical Reflections. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. pp. ISBN: 978‐0‐262‐03992‐5. $60.00/£50.00. Evolution, 74 (2) . pp. 508-514. ISSN 1558-5646 (Published online first) (doi:10.1111/evo.13916)
  3. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: and Twigger, Layla (2020) Avian communities of Lundy 2008-2016. Journal of the Lundy Field Society, 7 . pp. 163-180. ISSN 1758-3276
  4. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (2018) Pragmatic considerations and social benefits: an analysis of engagement with a fly-tipping reduction project. Journal of Litter and Environmental Quality, 2 (1) . pp. 37-47. ISSN 2399-780X
  5. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID:, Neller, Kirsty and Spencer, Robert ORCID: (2018) Clutch size in Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) on Lundy. Journal of the Lundy Field Society, 6 . pp. 35-54. ISSN 1758-3276
  6. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: and Froud, Andrew (2017) Bird communities in the buffer lands of Epping Forest. Essex Naturalist (34) . pp. 154-164. ISSN 0071-1489
  7. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (2014) Science in the wild. The Psychologist, 27 (5) . pp. 332-333. ISSN 0952-8229
  8. Coall, David A., Callan, A, Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: and Chisholm, J (2015) Prenatal development: an evolutionary perspective. In: Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science. Cambridge University Press. .
  9. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (2018) Selfish-gene theory and levels of selection. In: The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Callan, Hilary, ed. Wiley, pp. 1-11. ISBN 9780470657225. (doi:10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea1600)
  10. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (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