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. ORCID: (2020) A reply to fairness, generosity and conditionality in the welfare system: the case of UK disability benefits by Johnson and Nettle: inequality and existential threat. Global Discourse . ISSN 2043-7897 [Article] (Accepted/In press)
  2. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: and Schalz, Sabrina (2020) Food shopping under risk and uncertainty. Learning and Motivation, 72 , 101681. pp. 1-9. ISSN 0023-9690 [Article] (doi:10.1016/j.lmot.2020.101681)
  3. Sigger, Jonathan and Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (2020) A not-so proximate proximate account of cleansing behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences . ISSN 0140-525X [Article] (Accepted/In press)
  4. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (2020) Ecological psychology, radical enactivism and behavior: an evolutionary perspective. Behavior and Philosophy . ISSN 1053-8348 [Article] (Accepted/In press)
  5. Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: and Thompson, Miles (2020) Stashing behaviour in a Herring Gull. British Birds, 113 . p. 235. ISSN 0007-0335 [Article]
  6. Schalz, Sabrina and Dickins, Thomas E. ORCID: (2020) Humans discriminate individual zebra finches by their song. Biolinguistics, 14 . ISSN 1450–3417 [Article] (Accepted/In press)
  7. 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 [Article] (Published online first) (doi:10.1111/evo.13916)
  8. 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 [Article]
  9. 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 [Article]
  10. 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 [Article]