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Soheil Shapouri

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Research Interests: 

Evolutionary Psychology, Fear, Disgust

Teaching Interests:

Research Methods



Selected Publications:

Shapouri, S., Martin, L. L., & Arhami, O. (2023). Affective Responses to Natural and Technological Disasters; An Evolutionary Perspective. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology, 1-15.

Shapouri, S. (2022). Of Germs and Cultures; Parasite Stress as the Origin of Individualism-Collectivism. Evolutionary Psychological Science. full-text

Shapouri, S., Martin, L.L. (2021) Snakes vs. Guns: a Systematic Review of Comparisons Between Phylogenetic and Ontogenetic Threats. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology.

Conference Posters/Presentations

Shapouri, S., Martin, L. L. (2022, March 16-18). Emotional Reactions to Natural and Technological Disasters; A Possible Case for Evolutionary Mismatch. 9th MindBrainBody Symposium. Leipzig, Germany.    


Shapouri, S., Martin, L. L. (2021, March 15-18). Evolutionary vs. Modern Threats: A Systematic Review . 8th MindBrainBody Symposium. Leipzig, Germany.


Shapouri, S. & Martin, L. L. (2019, May). the effects of evolutionary and modern threats on delay discounting . 31th Human behavior and evolution society. Boston, US.


Madahi, B., Khosrowabadi, R., Shapouri, S., Tabatabaie, A. F., Yoonesi. A. (2016, September). Functional Connectivity of Musical Induced Emotions Using EEG . Poster presentation, 3rd International Human Brain Mapping Congress. Tehran, Iran.


Shapouri, S., Nejati, V., Eftekhar Ardebili, M. (2015, April). Homosexuality and social cognition . Poster presentation, 6th International Conference of Cognitive Science. Tehran, Iran.

Major Professor

Professor Emeritus

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