Daniel Farrelly

Daniel is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Worcester. He obtained his BSc (Hons) in Psychology and MSc in Evolutionary Psychology from Liverpool University, and PhD in Psychology, studying the evolution of human cooperation, from Newcastle University. His main interests are in the empirical and theoretical application of evolutionary theory to explain human social behaviour and psychological processes. This includes areas such as how cooperation has evolved in humans, particularly in response to different social situations and pressures. He also explores how social factors, including different life-history variables such as relationship status, influence male competitive behaviour and also levels of circulating testosterone

Recent Posts

August 2, 2016 in Sports

Game, Set but no Match: what evolutionary theory reveals about marriage and its effect on sporting performance

From an evolutionary view, Andy Murray's recent Wimbledon win, after a three year slump since his last win in 2013, was surprising for two reasons: his marriage to Kim Sears…
Read More