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NAME: Frank J. Sulloway 

HOME ADDRESS:
1709 Shattuck Avenue, #205

Berkeley, CA 94709
 

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Department of Psychology (IPSR)
Tolman Hall 4125
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-5050
Telephone: (510) 642-7139
Fax: (510) 643-9334

CURRENT POSITION: Adjunct Professor.

EDUCATION AND DEGREES:

Graduate Education: 1970-1978, Harvard University
Field: History of Science.
Degrees: A.M. (1971), Ph.D. (1978)

Undergraduate Education: 1965-1969, Harvard College
Major: History and Science.
Degrees: A.B., summa cum laude (1969)


HONORS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
:

Postdoctoral

2009: Laureate, San Francisco Public Library.

2006: Elected a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, in recognition of "sustained outstanding contributions to the advancement of psychological science."

2004: Honorable mention, Theoretical Innovation Prize, Society for Personality and Social Psychology: for Jost, John T., Glaser, Jack, Kruglanski, Arie W., & Sulloway, Frank J. (2003). Political conservatism as motivated social cognition. Psychological Bulletin, 129, 339-375.

2001: Elected Fellow of the Linnean Society of London.

1999: Miller Research Professor, Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

1998-1999: Frederick Redlich Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

1997: Golden Plate Award, American Academy of Achievement (selected by previous recipients Francis Crick, Stephen Jay Gould, and Edward O. Wilson).

1997: James Randi Award, Skeptics Society, "for the application of science to history" Born to Rebel (1996).

1997: Literary Lights Award, Associates of the Boston Public Library, for Born to Rebel (1996).

1993-94: Dibner Research Fellow, Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

1992-94: National Science Foundation Research Grant.

1990-92: National Science Foundation Research Grant.

1989: Elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science "for research in the history of biology and the major studies on Darwin and Freud that resulted from it."

1984-89: MacArthur Foundation Fellowship Award.

1983-84: NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship.

1982-83: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

1981-82: National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship.

1980-81: National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.

1980: Pfizer Award of the History of Science Society for the best book in the history of science published in 1979 (Freud, Biologist of the Mind).

1978-80: Research Fellow, Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley.

Predoctoral

1977-78: Member, School of Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton).

1974-77: Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows.

1973: National Science Foundation Dissertation Grant.

1972: Elected to Full Membership of Sigma Xi Society..

1969-70: Frederick Sheldon Prize Fellowship, Harvard University. Spent six months studying Darwin manuscripts in Cambridge, England,  and three months doing research in the Galapagos Islands.

1969: Detur Award (Harvard College)

Undergraduate

1969: A.B., summa cum laude (Harvard College).

1969: John S. Higgins Prize, Harvard Club of Rhode Island, for  "outstanding accomplishments as an undergraduate at Harvard College."

1967-68: Organized and raised funding for an eight-person documentary film expedition to South America, retracing Charles Darwin's voyage with H.M.S. Beagle (June to October 1968). Grants received from the  National Geographic Society, the National Science Foundation,  Polaroid Corporation, the Olivetti Foundation, and Harvard University  (among other sources). News stories on the expedition appeared in The New York Times and in other periodicals. For resulting films, see below under "Publications."   

1967: Detur Book Prize (for academic standing in top 5 percent  of Harvard College class).

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: 

2011- : Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley.

2001-2011: Visiting Scholar, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley.

2000- : Board Member, the Prize for Promise ($100,000 annual award for promising young women, age 18 to 35).

2000- : Board Member, Student Achievement & Advocacy Services (a nonprofit organization promoting creative achievement among pre-college-age students).

1999-2001, 2005: Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley; taught course on "Evolutionary Psychology: Darwinian Perspectives on Human Behavior."

1989-98: Visiting Scholar, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

1988-91 and 1994-97: Elected to the Electorate Nominating Committee of  the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Section on History and Philosophy of Science (L).

1988-92: Committee on Development, History of Science Society.

1987-92: Finance Committee, History of Science Society (Chairperson of Investment Subcommittee). As Chairperson of the Investment  Subcommittee I was responsible for instituting and overseeing a policy of automatic long-term investment for the society's million-dollar endowment.

1987-89: Visiting Scholar, Department of Psychology, Harvard University.

1986: Vernon Professor of Biography, Dartmouth College. Taught course on "Darwin, Freud, and Problems of Biography." 

1985-87: Visiting Historian of Science for the History of Science Society (lectured at thirteen college campuses in an effort to promote the study of the history of science). 

1985-86: Lecturer, Harvard University, Department of Psychology. Taught course on "Darwin, Freud, and Sociobiology."

1984-85: Visiting Scholar, Department of Psychology, Harvard University.

1982-84: Visiting Scholar, Department of Psychology, University College London.

1981-82: Lecturer and scientific advisor to a ninety-person group from the Geological Society of America during a trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands (23 December-2 January).

1981-82: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, Harvard  University.

1980-81: Visiting Scholar, Program in Science, Technology, and Society,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Membership in Professional Organizations
: Member of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, the History of Science Society, and Sigma Xi; member and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science; Fellow the the Linnean Society of London.

Other Professional Activities: Consultant to various media and educational organizations, including: The New York Times; Time; Smithsonian World's "On the Shoulders of Giants" (22 January 1986), PBS; Nova/WGBH-TV, Boston, "Freud under Analysis," (17 February 1987); and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Project 2061: "Education for a Changing Future"). 

Interviewed on numerous radio and television program, both in the United States and abroad, in connection with work on Freud and psychoanalysis, and research on birth order, family dynamics, and human behavior. Televisions shows on which I have appeared include "The ABC News with Peter Jennings," "Nightline" with Ted Koppel, "The Charlie Rose Show," "Dateline NBC," "Today," with Bryant Gumble, as well as programs outside the United States.

Raised funding for an international lecture and conference series at Harvard University, Department of the History of Science, sponsored over a five-year period (1988-93) by the Fidia Research Foundation. 

Board Member, Student Achievement and Advocacy Services, a nonprofit educational organization that seeks to nature talent among high school students.

RECENT PAPERS AND LECTURES DELIVERED: 

During the last decade I have delivered more than a hundred lectures on various aspects of my researches, at academic institutions in the United States and Europe.
 

PUBLICATIONS: 

1970a-f With Mark B. Adams, a series of six films and film guides on different aspects of "Charles Darwin's Voyage with H.M.S. Beagle": (1) "Charles Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle"; (2) "The  Brazilian Tropical Rain Forest"; (3) "The Galapagos Archipelago: The Geological Evidence"; (4) "The Galapagos Archipelago: Land and Marine Iguanas"; (5) "The Galapagos Archipelago: Darwin's Finches"; and (6) "The Galapagos Archipelago: Giant Land Tortoises." Films distributed by BFA Educational Media (Santa Monica, California).

1979a "Geographic Isolation in Darwin's Thinking: The Vicissitudes of a Crucial Idea." Studies in the History of Biology, 3:23-65.

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1979b "Freud as Conquistador: The Myth of the Hero in the Psychoanalytic Movement." The New Republic, 25 August, pp. 25-31. 

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Reprinted in Annual Editions: Western Civilization. Vol. 2: Early Modern through the 20th Century, pp. 138-43. William Hughes, ed. (Guilford, Conn.: Guilford Publishing Group, 1981).

1979c Freud, Biologist of the Mind: Beyond the Psychoanalytic Legend (New York: Basic Books; London: Burnett Books/ André Deutsch; London: Fontana Paperbacks, 1980; New York: Basic Books/Harper Colophon Books, 1983; Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press paperback reprint edition, with a new Preface, 1992), 612 pp.

Translations of Freud, Biologist of the Mind have appeared in French (Paris: Fayard, 1981; 2nd ed, 1998); German (Cologne: Deutscher Ärzte-Verlag, 1982); Italian (Milan: Feltrinelli, 1982); Hungarian (Budapest: Gondolat, 1987), and Macedonian (Ars Lamina Publications, expected publication date: May,2017). 

Portions of Freud, Biologist of the Mind have been reprinted as: Frank J. Sulloway, "Charcot and Freud."  In Lucy T. Benjamin, Jr., et al., ed.,  A History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research, pp. 146-51.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988;  and as Philippe Pinel, Jean Martin Charcot, Henri F. Ellenberger, and Frank J. Sulloway, "The French Clinical Tradition."  In Lucy T. Benjamin, Jr., et al., ed.  A History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research, 2nd ed, pp. 88-119.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997. 

1981 "Freud, Biologist of the Mind in Retrospect: A Review of My Reviewers." In "Meet-the-Author: Freud, Biologist of the Mind."  American Psychoanalytic Association Annual Meeting, San JuanPuerto Rico, 8 May 1981. Recorded and distributed by Teach'em Inc. (Chicago, Illinois).

1982a "Darwin and His Finches: The Evolution of a Legend." Journal of the History of Biology, 15:1-53. Reprinted in Kathleen Donohue, ed., Darwin’s Finches: Readings in the Evolution of a Scientific Paradigm (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011, pp. 55-97).

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1982b "Freud and Biology: The Hidden Legacy." In The Problematic Science: Psychology in Nineteenth-Century Thought, pp. 198-227. William R. Woodward and Mitchell G. Ash, eds. (New York: Praeger Publishers). 

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Reprinted in Psicoanalisi e Storia delle Scienze, pp. 207-35. Michele Ranchetti, ed. (Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1983); and Psychiatrica Belgica, 86 (1986):760-88. 

Translated into German as "Freud und Biologie: Das verborgene Erbe." Freiburger Universitätsblätter, 82 (December 1983):31-47.

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1982c The Beagle Collections of Darwin's Finches (Geospizinae).  Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series, 43, no. 2 (46 pp.).

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1982d "Darwin's Conversion: The Beagle Voyage and Its Aftermath."  Journal of the History of Biology, 15:325-96.

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1982e "Una nuova Biographia di Sigmund Freud [Freud, Biologo della Psiche (Milan: Feltrinelli, 1982)]: Intervista con Frank J. Sulloway."  [Translated into Italian by Libero Sosio.] Panorama, 13 December 1982, pp. 239-52.

1983a "Preface to the Paperback Edition." In Freud, Biologist of the Mind: Beyond the Psychoanalytic Legend (New York: Basic Books/Harper Colophon Books).

1983b "The Legend of Darwin's Finches." Nature, 303:372.

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1983c "Further Remarks on Darwin's Spelling Habits and the Dating of Beagle Voyage Manuscripts." Journal of the History of Biology, 16:361-90.

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1983d "Ideology and the Control of Scientific Knowledge: The Case of  Freud and His Psychoanalytic Legend." In Psicoanalisi e Storia delle Scienze, pp. 23-37. Michele Ranchetti, ed. (Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore).

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1984 "Darwin and the Galapagos." Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 21:29-59; and separately in a symposium volume, Evolution in the Galapagos Islands, R. J. Berry, ed. (London: Academic Press, 1984).

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1985a Review of The Complete Letters of Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess, 1887-1904, by Sigmund Freud. Los Angeles Times Book Review, 14 April, p. 1. 

1985b "Grünbaum on Freud: Flawed Methodologist or Serendipitous Scientist?" Free Inquiry, 4, no. 5:23-27.

1985c "Darwin's 'Dogged' Genius: His Galapagos Visit in Retrospect." Noticias de Galapagos, no. 42, pp. 7-14.

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1985d "Darwin's Early Intellectual Development: An Overview of the Beagle Voyage." In The Darwinian Heritage, pp. 121-154. David Kohn, ed. (Princeton: Princeton University Press in association with Nova Pacifica).

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1987a "The Metaphor and the Rock." Review of Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time, by Stephen Jay Gould. New York Review of Books, 34 (2 May):37-40.

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1987b "Darwin and the Galapagos: Three Myths." Oceanus, 30 (no. 2): 79-85.

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1990 "Joel Asaph Allen." Dictionary of Scientific Biography, 17:20-23.

1991a "Reassessing Freud's Case Histories: The Social Construction of Psychoanalysis," Isis, 82:245-75. 

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Reprinted in Freud and the History of Psychoanalysis, pp. 153-92.  Edited by Toby Gelfand and John Kerr. Hillsdale, N.J. and London:  The Analytic Press, 1992.

Translated into Italian by Fabiano Bassi as "Rivalutando i casi clinici di Freud: La construzione sociale della psicoanalisi (prima parte)."  Psico-therapia e Scienze Umane, 26 (1992):7-37; and as "Rivalutando i casi clinici di Freud: La construzione sociale della psicoanalisi (seconda parte)." Psico-therapia e Scienze Umane, 26 (1992): 5-30; followed by "Dibattito" ("discussion"), pp. 30-39; partially translated into French as "Qui a peur de 'Homme aux loups?," "Schrever et son pčre, and "L'Homme aux rats comme vitrine de la psychoanlyse."  In Le Livre noir de la psychoanalyse: Vivre, penser et aller mieux sans Freud, pp. 81-86, 91-94, 95-100.  Edited by Catherine Meyer, in collaboration with Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen, Jean Cottraux, Didier Pleux, and Jacques Van Rillaer (Paris: Les Arčnes, 2005). 

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1991b "Darwinian Psychobiography." Review of Charles Darwin: A New Life, by John Bowlby.  New York Review of Books, 10 October,  pp. 29-32.

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Translated into Italian by Fabiano Bassi as "Una psicobiographia darwiniana." Psico-therapia e Scienze Umane, 28 (1994):5-21.

1992a "Preface to the 1992 Edition." In Freud, Biologist of the Mind: Beyond the Psychoanalytic Legend. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press (reprint edition).

1992b Review of Freud-Bibliographie mit Werkkonkordanz, edited by Ingeborg Meyer-Palmedo and Gerhard Fichtner. Isis, 83:536.

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1995a "Birth Order and Evolutionary Psychology: A Meta-Analytic Overview." Psychological Inquiry, 6:75-80.

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Translated into Italian by Fabiano Bassi as "Ordine di nascita  e psicologia evoluzionista." Psico-therapia e Scienze Umane, 31 (1997):63-77.

1995b Review of Freud's Dream: A Complete Interdisciplinary Science of Mind, by Patricia Kitcher.  Philosophy of Science, 62:168-70.

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1996a Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Revolutionary Genius (New York: Pantheon; New York: Vintage, 1997), 654 pp. For 1996, Born to Rebel ranked 35 on Amazon.com's list of best-selling books. It also appeared on  lists of best-sellers in various cities around the United States.

Translations of Born to Rebel have appeared in German (Berlin: Siedler Verlag, 1997); Spanish (Barcelona: Planeta, 1997); Dutch (Amsterdam: Prometheus, 1998); Italian (Milan: Montadori, 1998); Chinese in complex characters (Taiwan: Crown Ping's Publications, 1998); French (Paris: Odile Jacob, 1999); Portuguese (Rio de Janeiro: Editora Record, 1999), and Korean (Seoul: ScienceBooks, 2008).  Translations under contract: Japanese, Czech, and Chinese in  simple characters. 

1996b "Born to Rebel: How Birth Order Influences Personality." The London Observer ("The Tiddler"), 10 November, 18 pp.

1996c "Rebel with a Cause: An Interview with Frank Sulloway, by Michael Shermer." Skeptic 4 (no. 4):68-73.

1997a "Place Your Order." The New Republic, 3 February, pp. 4-5. 

1997b "Skeptics' Forum." Skeptic, 5 (1):21-23.

1997c "Galápagos Warbler Finch [Certhidea olivacea]." Earth, August,  p. 47.

1997d [With Donna Milmore], "Rebel IQ Survey Links Family Dynamics and Business: Scientific Methodology Applied to Corporate Behavior."  The Aubin Review: Research and Reflections on Executive Leadership in a Global Marketplace, 3 (no. 2): 1-5.

1997e "The Historian as Darwinian Scientist: Frank J. Sulloway."  [Interview with Herbert Barry, III.] Clio's Psyche, 4 (no. 1) (June), pp. 1, 21-29.

1997f "Birth Order and Personality." The Harvard Mental Health Letter, 14 (no. 3, September), pp. 5-7.

1997g "Geschwister sind von Nature aus Rivalen." [Interview with Eva  Wlodarek.] Brigitte, no. 20 (17 September), pp. 108-114.

1997h "Why Siblings Are So Different: Birth Order and Family Niches as Sources of the Nonshared Environment."  Behavior Genetics Association Meetings: Abstracts.  Behavior Genetics, 27: 607.

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1998a "Darwinian Virtues." Review of The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation, by Matt Ridley, New York Review of Books, 45 (9 April): 34-40.

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1998b "The Rhythm Method."  In The Unauthorized Freud: Doubters Confront a Legend, pp. 54-68.  Frederick Crews, ed.  New York: Viking. 

1998c "Exemplary Botches."  In The Unauthorized Freud: Doubters Confront a Legend, pp. 174-85.  Frederick Crews, ed.  New York: Viking. 

1999 "Birth Order." Encyclopedia of Creativity, edited by Mark A. Runco and Steven Pritzker. Vol. 1, pp. 189-202. San Diego: Academic Press. 

2000a "The Urge to Innovate--Inherited or Acquired?," Future, 1:6-10 (in English, French, and German).  Translated into French as "L'envie d'innover--une disposition inée ou culturelle?" and into German as "Der Drang zur Innovation--angeboren order anerzogen?" 

2000b Michael Shermer and Frank J. Sulloway, "The Grand Old Man of Evolution: An Interview with Evolutionary Biologist Ernst Mayr."  Skeptic, 8 (no. 1):76-82.

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2000c "Frank J. Sulloway: On Darwin and Freud."  In Psychoanalytic Conversations, pp. 137-209.  Peter L. Rudnytsky, ed. (New York: Analytic Press).

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2000d  Michael J. Shanahan, Frank J. Sulloway, and Scott M. Hofer, "Change and Constancy in Developmental Contexts." International Journal of Behavioral Development, 24:421-27.

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2000e [2004]  "Born to Rebel and Its Critics."  Politics and the Life Sciences, 19:181-202.

2000f [2004],  "Reconceptualizing the Influence of Birth Order: A Reply to the Commentators."  Politics and the Life Sciences, 19:203.

2001a "Sibling Rivalry: The Revolution Begins at Home." Interview with Timothy Beneke. Express, 27 April, pp. 1, 10-14.

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2001b "Zum Helden verdammt." Interview with Silvia Sanides. Focus, 25 June, p. 169.

2001c "Birth Order, Sibling Competition, and Human Behavior."  In Conceptual Challenges in Evolutionary Psychology: Innovative Research Strategies, pp. 39-83. Edited by Harmon R. Holcomb III (Dordrecht and Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers).

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2001d "Sibling-order Effects." International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 21:14058-63. Edited by Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (Oxford: Elsevier Science, 2001).

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2001e "Frank J. Sulloway in the Galapagos, 1970: The Journal of a Graduate Student at Harvard Who Takes a New Look at Darwin's Revolutionary Observations."  In On Their Own: Three New Hampshire Scholars Chronicle Their Adventures Abroad, pp. 247-338.  Edited by Alvah W. Sulloway. West Kennebunk, Maine: The New Hampshire Historical Society and Phoenix Publishing. 

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2002a Ralph Hertwig, Jennifer Nerissa Davis, and Frank J. Sulloway, "Parental Investment: How an Equality Motive Can Produce Inequality."  Psychological Bulletin, 128:728-45.  

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2002c  "Birth Order and Political Rebellion: Biographical Data on Political Activists." 

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2003a  John T. Jost, Jack T. Glaser, Arie W. Kruglanski, and  Frank J. Sulloway, "Political Conservatism as Motivated Social Cognition." Psychological Bulletin, 129:339-75.  

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2003b  John T. Jost, Jack T. Glaser, Arie W. Kruglanski, and  Frank J. Sulloway, "Exceptions that Prove the Rule--Using a Theory of Motivated Social Cognition to Account for Ideological Incongruities and Political Anomalies: Reply to Greenberg and Jonas."  Psychological Bulletin, 129:383-93.

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2003c Percy A. Rohde, Klaus Atzwanger, Marina Butovskaya, Ada Lampert, Iver Mysterud, Angeles Sanchez-Andres, and Frank J. Sulloway. "Perceived Parental Favoritism, Closeness to Kin, and the Rebel of the Family: The Effects of Birth Order and Sex." Evolution and Human Behavior, 24 (2003):261-76.

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2003d Arie W. Kruglanski, John T. Jost, Jack Glaser, and Frank J. Sulloway. "Political Opinion, Not Pathology." Washington Post, 28 August 2003, p. A27.

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2003e "Darwin and His Doppelgänger."  Review of Charles Darwin: The Power of Place, by Janet Browne, and In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace, by Michael B. Shermer,  New York Review of Books, 50 (18 December):32-37.  

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2003f  "Birth Order." Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society, edited by Paula Fass.  Volume 3:102-105.

2005a “Ernst Mayr, 1904-2005: Remembrances and Tribute.”  Skeptic, 11, no. 4:13-14.  Also published in E-Skeptic, 55 (11 February 2005).

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2005b  “He Almost Scooped Darwin.”  Review of Victorian Sensation: The Extraordinary Publication, Reception, and Secret Authorship of Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, by James A. Secord.  New York Review of Books, 52 (9 June):34-37.

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2005c  "Freud recycleur:  Cryptobioloie et pseudoscience."  In Le Livre noir de la psychoanalyse: Vivre, penser et aller mieux sans Freud, pp. 49-66.  Edited by Catherine Meyer, in collaboration with Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen, Jean Cottraux, Didier Pleux, and Jacques Van Rillaer (Paris: Les Arčnes).

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2005d  "Qui a peur de 'Homme au loups?"  In Le Livre noir de la psychoanalyse: Vivre, penser et aller mieux sans Freud, pp. 81-85.  Edited by Catherine Meyer, in collaboration with Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen, Jean Cottraux, Didier Pleux, and Jacques Van Rillaer (Paris: Les Arčnes).

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2005e  "Schreber et son pčre."  In Le Livre noir de la psychoanalyse: Vivre, penser et aller mieux sans Freud, pp. 91-94.  Edited by Catherine Meyer, in collaboration with Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen, Jean Cottraux, Didier Pleux, and Jacques Van Rillaer (Paris: Les Arčnes).

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2005f  "L'Homme aux rats comme vitrine de la psychanalyse."  In Le Livre noir de la psychoanalyse: Vivre, penser et aller mieux sans Freud, pp. 95-100.  Edited by Catherine Meyer, in collaboration with Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen, Jean Cottraux, Didier Pleux, and Jacques Van Rillaer (Paris: Les Arčnes).

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2005g  "The Evolution of Charles Darwin."  Smithsonian, December, pp. 58-69.

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2006a. Sonia Kleindorfer, Thomas W. Chapman, Hans Winkler, and Frank J. Sulloway.  “Adaptive Divergence in Contiguous Populations of Darwin’s Small Ground Finch (Geospiza fuliginosa).”  Evolutionary Ecology Research, 8:357-72.

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2006b  "Why Darwin Rejected Intelligent Design."  In Intelligent Thought: Science versus the Intelligent Design Movement, pp. 107-126.  Edited by John Brockman.  New York: Vintage.

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     Translated, in part, into Portuguese as "Por que Darwin rejeitou o design inteligente,"
     Folha de S. Paulo
, 29 June 2008, Section +Mais!, pp. 6-7.

2006c  "Surviving the Galapagos: A Letter from the Field."  Brick, 77:72-82.

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2006d  "Is Lonesome George Really Lonesome?"  Skeptic, 12 (no. 4): 68-70.  Also published in eSkeptic, 28 July 2006.

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2006e "Parallel Lives."  Review of Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins, by Nancy Segal.  New York Review of Books, 53 (30 November), pp. 39-42.

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2007a "How to Inherit IQ: An Exchange."  Reply to Jack Kaplan, New York Review of Books, 54 (15 March), p. 56.

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2007b "Birth Order and Sibling Competition."  Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, edited by Robin Dunbar and Louise Barrett (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 297-311.

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2007c "Psychoanalysis and Pseudoscience: Frank J. Sulloway Revisits Freud and His Legacy."  In Against Freud: Critics Talk Back, pp. 48-69 Edited by Todd Dufresne.  Stanford: Stanford University Press.  Translated into German, in expanded form, as Sulloway (2010a).

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2007d  "Birth Order."  In Evolutionary Family Psychology, edited by Catherine Salmon and Todd Shackelford.  Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 162-182.

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2007e  "Birth Order and Intelligence."  Science, 317:1711-1712.

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2007f  R. B. Zajonc and Frank J. Sulloway, "The Confluence Model: Birth Order as a Within-Family or Between-Family Dynamic?,"  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33:1187-1194.

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2007g "Readers Questions: Birth Order and Intelligence."   The New York Times, 21 July 2007.

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2007h "'How to Inherit IQ': The Fetal Question."  Reply to Dan Agin, New York Review of Books, 54 (25 October), p. 82.

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2009a "Tantalizing Tortoises and the Darwin-Galápagos Legend."  Journal of the History of Biology, 42:3-31. 

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2009b "Why Darwin Rejected Intelligent Design."  Journal of Biosciences, 34 (2009): 173-183. 

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2009c "Sources of Scientific Innovation: A Meta-analytic Approach (Commentary on Simonton, 2009)."  Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4:455-459.

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2009d Kleindorfer, Sonia, Sulloway, Frank J., and O'Connor, Jody, "Mixed Species Nesting Associations in Darwin's Tree Finches: Nesting Pattern Predicts Predation Outcome."  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 98: 313-324.

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2010a  "Psychoanalyse und Pseudowisssenschaft."  In Sigmund Freud heute: Der Vater der Psychoanalyse im Blick der Wissenschaft und der psychotherapeutischen Schulen, pp. 49-75.  Edited by Anton Leitner and Hilarion G. Petzold.  Vienna: Verlag Krammer. 

2010b.  Diane Colombelli-Négrel, Jeremy Robertson, Frank J. Sulloway, and Sonia Kleindorfer.  Extended parental care of fledglings: Parent birds adjust anti-predator response according to predator type and distance.  Behaviour, 147:853-870.

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2010c. Jody O'Connor, Frank J. Sulloway, and Sonia Kleindorfer.  Avian population survey in the Floreana highlands: Is the Medium Tree Finch declining in remnant patches of Scalesia forest?  Bird Conservation International.

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2010d.  Jody A. O'Connor, Frank J. Sulloway, Jeremy Robertson, and Sonia Kleindorfer.  Philornis downsi parasitism is the primary cause of nestling mortality in the critically endangered medium tree finch (Camarhynchus pauper).  Biodiversity and Conservation, 19:853-866.

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2010e.  Frank J. Sulloway and Richard L. Zweigenhaft, "Birth order and risk taking in athletics: A meta-analysis and study of major league baseball players."  Personality and Social Psychology Review, 14:402-416.

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2010f.  Frank J. Sulloway and Richard L. Zweigenhaft, "Additional commentary on birth order and attempted base stealing among major league brothers in baseball."

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2010g. "Why siblings are like Darwin's Finches: Birth order, sibling competition, and adaptive divergence within the family."  In The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences, edited by David M. Buss and Patricia H. Hawley (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 86-119.

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2011a. "Birth order, family niches, and evolutionary psychology."  In Thus Spake Evolutionary Psychologists, edited by X.T. Wang and Y. J. Su . Beijing: Peking University Press, pp. 73-85.

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2011b. "Birth order."  Encyclopedia of Creativity (2nd ed.), edited by Mark A. Runco and Steven Pritzker. Vol. 1, pp. 149-158. Amsterdam, Boston: Academic Press/Elsevier. 

2012a. Diane Colombelli-Négrel, Mark E. Hauber, Jeremy Robertson, Frank J. Sulloway, Herbert Hoi, Matteo Griggio, and Sonia Kleindorfer.  "Embryonic learning of vocal passwords in superb fairy-wrens reveals intruder cuckoo nestlings." Current Biology, 22:2155-2160.

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2012b. Toby H. Galligan, Stephen C. Donnellan, Frank J. Sulloway, Alison J. Fitch, Terry Bertozzi, and Sonia Kleindorfer, "Panmixia supports divergence with gene flow in Darwin's small ground finch, Geospiza fuliginosa, on Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos Islands.  Molecular Ecology, 21:2106-2155.

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2013a. Frank J. Sulloway, and Sonia Kleindorfer. Adaptive divergence in Darwin's small ground finch (Geospiza fuliginosa): Divergent selection along a cline. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 110:45-59.

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2014a. Sonia Kleindorfer, Jody A. O'Connor, Rachael Y. Dudaniec, Steven A. Myers, Jeremy Robertson, and Frank J. Sulloway, Species collapse via hybridization in Darwin's tree finches.  American Naturalist, 183:325-341.

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2014b.  Openness to Scientific Innovation.  In Dean Keith Simonton, ed., The Handbook of Genius (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell), pp. 546-563.

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2015a. Sibling-order effects  International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd ed., pp. 923-27. Edited by James D. Wright (Oxford: Elsevier Science).

2015b. Frank J. Sulloway, The mystery of the disappearing OpuntiaGalapagos Matters, Autumn/Winter, pp. 8-9.

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2015c. Jacobs, Lucia F., Arter, Jennifer, Cook, Amy, and Sulloway, Frank J., Olfactory orientation and navigation in humans.  PLOS ONE, 17 June, pp. 1-13.

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In press-a. Sonia Kleindorfer, Katharina J. Peters, Leon Hohl, and Frank J. Sulloway, "Flight behavior of an introduced parasite affects its Galŕpagos Islands hosts: Philornis downsi and Darwin's finches."  In Judith Weiss and Daniel Sol, eds., Biological Invasions and Behaviour (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Under review.  Frank J. Sulloway, Philip T. Starks, and Michael Shermer, "The adaptive significance of religion: A mutualistic relationship between memes and genes."

In preparation, Toby H. Galligan, Frank J. Sulloway, Stephen C. Donnellan, Alison J. Fitch, Terry Bertozzi, and Sonia Kleindorfer, "High rainfall events relax selection on immigrants and remove morphological clines in Darwin's small ground finch, Geospiza fuliginosa."

In preparation, "Frank J. Sulloway."  To appear in Legacy: 100 Distinguished Americans and How They Wish to Be Remembered.  Edited by Vince Reardon.

In preparation, Ernst Mayr and Frank J. Sulloway, Darwin's Origin, Line by Line.

In preparation, Michael Shermer and Frank J. Sulloway, "Belief in God: An Empirical Study."

In preparation, Testing Theories of Scientific Change.

In preparation, In Darwin's Footsteps--a documentary film.  

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REVIEWS, DISCUSSIONS, AND NEWS STORIES ABOUT MY WORK:

Darwin and Evolutionary Studies:

John Carroll, "In the Wake of the 'Beagle': Darwin's Galapagos Revisited,"  Boston Sunday Globe Magazine, 24 November 1968, pp. 20-26.

William K. Stevens, "Darwin's Voyage on Beagle Is Retraced by Five for Film," The New York Times, 11 February 1969, pp. 33, 38.

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Tom Henshaw, "How to Organize an Expedition," Boston Sunday Herald Traveler, 9 March 1969, pp. 18-23.

Laurene Ratcliffe and Peter T. Boag, Introduction to Darwin's Finches, by David Lack (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983), pp. xxv,  xxxvii-xxxix.

Peter R. Grant, Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986), pp. 8-9, 47, 52, 54, 63-64.

Timothy Lenoir, "Essay Review: The Darwin Industry," Journal of the History of Biology, 20 (1987):115-30, especially pp. 121-23 and 125-27.

George Lewis and Celia Alvear, "Celebrating Darwin and The Darwin Research Station in Galápagos, Galápagos Digital, 14 May 2014.

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Peter R. Grant, Rosemart Grant, "Speciation Undone."  Nature, 507 (13 March 2014), pp. 178-179.

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Freud and Psychoanalysis: My book Freud, Biologist of the Mind (1979) received more than a hundred reviews in English and other languages. I list here only the most prominent, along with several news stories about my continuing work in Freud scholarship: 

[John Leo], "Did Freud Build His Own Legend?: A New Study Analyzes the Myth of the Master," Time, 30 July 1979, p. 51. 

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Paul Robinson, "Freud as Sociobiologist," Psychology Today, September 1979, pp. 97-99.

Robert Kirsch, "Freud as a Case History in Mythification," Los Angeles Times Book Review, 16 September 1979, pp. 1, 10.

Anthony Storr, "The Super Ego of Sigmund Freud," Washington Post Book World, 23 September 1979, pp. 4-5.

John Leonard, "Books of the Times," The New York Times (Science Times), 
9 October 1979, p. 9.

Jean Strouse, "Freud without Myths," Newsweek, 29 October 1979, pp. 97-98.

Richard Wollheim, "Was Freud a Crypto-Biologist?," New York Review of  Books, November 1979, pp. 25-28.

George Steiner, "Freud and the Myth of the Leader," London Sunday Times,  25 November 1979, p. 40.

Marie Jahoda, "From the Bench to the Couch," New Scientist, 6 December 1979, p. 792.

Rosemary Dinnage, "The Genius of Freud," London Observer, p. 41.

Russell Schoch, "The Myth of Sigmund Freud: Was the Father of  Psychoanalysis a Closet Biologist with a Good Sense of PR?" [with extensive interview material], Science 80, January-February, pp. 22-27.

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Peter Brooks, "The Crypto-Biologist," New York Times Book Review, 10 February 1980, pp. 9, 26.

Thomas H. Thompson, "Sigmund Freud: The Once & Future Hero," North American Review, Spring 1980, pp. 58-66.

Carl Kern, "Freud: Biologist in Disguise?" [with extensive interview material], Mind and Medicine, April 1980, pp. 1-7.

"Psychoanalyse: Schöpfung aus dem Nichts. Ein junger amerikanischer Wissenschaftshistoriker hat die Freud-Legende erforscht," Der Spiegel, 12 May 1980, pp. 215-20.

Roy Porter, review of Freud, Biologist of the Mind, Medical History, July 1980, pp. 358-59.

Hannah Decker, "Essay Review" of Freud, Biologist of the Mind, Isis, 72 (1981):638-42.

"Angriff auf das Reich des König Ödipus," Der Spiegel, no. 52 (1984), pp. 116-32.

Frederick Crews, "Beyond Sulloway's Freud: Psychoanalysis Minus the Myth of the Hero," in Skeptical Engagements (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986, pp. 88-111.

Daniel Goleman, "As a Therapist Freud Fell Short, Scholars Find," New York Times (Science Times), 6 March 1990, pp. C1, C12.

Paul Recer, "Freud Slips: Freud's Ideas Called 'Outmoded Assumptions,'  Not Real Science," Associated Press news release, 18 February 1991.  This story, based on a session that I organized at the A.A.A.S. Annual Meetings in Washington, D.C. ("Reassessing Freud and Psychoanalysis"), appeared under slightly different titles in various newspapers in the United States and abroad.

Thomson Prentice, "Freud Slips Out of Favour in Latest Expert Analysis," London Times, 19 February 1991, p. 4.

Eugene Mallove, "The Faults and Faults of Freud," M.I.T. Tech Talk,  6 March 1991, pp. 1, 6.

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Chris Raymond, "Study of Patient Histories Suggests Freud Suppressed or Distorted Facts that Contradicted His Theories: Historian of science reveals evidence against psychoanalyst in an article to be published next month, "Chronicle of Higher Education, 29 May 1991, pp. A4-6. [New Orleans] Times-Picayune, 17 February 1990, pp. 1, 8.

"Frank Sulloway" Enciclopedia Multimediale delle Scienze Filosofiche: http://www.emsf.rai.it/biografie/anagrafico.asp?d=502; and Interview, "Freud biologo della mente" (3/6/1992):  http://www.emsf.rai.it/interviste/interviste.asp?d=234.

 

Birth Order, Family Dynamics, Human Behavior, and World History

"Psychology: A Downside to Primogeniture," Washington Post, 19 February 1990, p. A2.

Pearce Wright, "Family Structures: First-born Likely to Take Orthodox View," London Times, 19 February 1990, p. 5.

"Research Notes: First-born Children Least Likely to Embrace New Theories," Chronicle of Higher Education, 7 March 1990, pp. A7, A9.

Daniel Goleman, "Historian Links Birth Order to Innovation," New York Times (Science Times), 8 May 1990, pp. C1, C13.

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Kenneth L. Woodward, "The Order of Innovation: A Study Finds Scientific Rebels are Born, Not Made," Newsweek, 21 May 1990, p. 76.

"Gnade der Geburt," Der Spiegel, 18 June 1990, p. 218.

Martin Enserink, "Wetenschap als eeuwige gezinsstrijd," Vu-Magazine [Amsterdam], 9 October 1991, pp. 4-7. 1993, pp. 99-100.

Alessandria Baldini, "Conservatori nati." Panorama, 19 December 1993,  p. 263.

Erica E. Goode, "The Secret World of Siblings." U.S. News & World Report, 10 January 1994, pp. 45-50.

David Stipp, "Family Matters." Wall Street Journal, 23 August 1994, pp. A1, A5.

Anthony Flint, "Human Behavior: Is It All in the Family?" Boston Sunday Globe, 4 September 1994, pp. 29, 33.

Matt Ridley, "Are Younger Siblings Rebels with a Cause?" The Times [London],16 January 1996.

Geoffrey Cowley, "First Born, Later Born." Newsweek, 7 October 1996,  pp. 68-74.

Interview with Charlie Rose, "The Charlie Rose Show," October 1996.

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Robert Krulwich and Ted Koppel, "Cain and Abel." ABC's "Nightline," 25 October 1996.

Howard Gardner, "Rebel with a Cause." Nature, 384 (1996):125-26. 

Jared Diamond, "The Roots of Radicalism." The New York Review of Books, 14 November 1996 (vol. 43, no 18), pp. 3-6.

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Michael Shermer, "History at the Crossroads: Can History Be a Science? Can It Afford Not to Be?," Skeptic, 4 (no. 4) (1996):56-67.

Rita Koselka with Carrie Shook, "Born to Rebel? Or Born to Conserve?" Forbes, 10 March 1997, pp. 146-53.

Judith H. Dobrzynski, "A Telling Birthmark for Businesses: Researcher Says How C.E.O.'s Act is Linked to Order in the Family." The New York Times (Business Day), 21 February 1997, pp. B1, B3. 

"Krieg der Geschwister," Der Spiegel, 1997 (35), pp. 200-202.

"Sibling Rivalry." "Discovery Magazine," The Discovery Channel, 26  February 1997.

Nigel Hawkes, "First-born Have a Head Start," London Times, 13 March 1997, "Feature" Section, p. 4. 

Marsha Zapson, "Challenging Succession Issues: A Researcher Gives Advice to Family Businesses,"  MAR/Sophisticated Investor Strategies, May 2001:19, 23.  [Based on an interview.]

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Jill Neimark, "Born to Create,"  Science & Spirit, May/June 2002.

Lydia Fong, "Parental Favoritism Analyzed."  The Daily Californian, 5 November 2003.

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Benedict Carey, "Research Finds Firstborns Gain the Higher I.Q."  The New York Times, page 1, 22 June 2007.

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Interview on the subject of birth order with Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report," Comedy Central, 19 July 2007:

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Alan Schwartz, "From Big Leagues, Hints at Sibling Behavior."  The New York Times (Science Times), 25 May 2010, p. D1.

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Featured in "Ten Questions Everyone Should Ask about Evolution."  A film by John Feldman (Hummingbird Films: Spencertown, NY, 2010).

Interview on National Public Radio, Morning Edition (22 November 2010): See also Alix Spiegel, "Siblings Share Genes, But Rarely Personalities" (30 July 2011).

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Interview with Dave Iverson on KQED Radio, San Francisco: "Does Birth Order Determine Personality?" (16 July 2010)

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General Biographical Treatments:

Russell Schoch, "A Miller's Tale: The Human Side of Science," California Monthly, December 1979, pp. 4-5.

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Pamela Adelmann, "A Look at Science's Human Side," Detroit Free Press, 24 November 1987, p. 3B.

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Les Stone and Walter W. Ross, "Sulloway, Frank J(ones)," Contemporary Authors, 124 (1988):431-35.

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Robert S. Boynton, "Annals of Science: The Birth of an Idea." The New Yorker, 7 October 1996, pp. 72-81.

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"Sulloway, Frank J.," Current Biography, September 1997, pp. 45-47.

"Sulloway, Frank J.," Who's Who in America, 47th ed. (1992-1993), 2:3279 (and subsequent editions).

"Sulloway, Frank J.," Who's Who in the World (2001 and later editions).

"Sulloway, Frank Jones," International Who's Who of Authors and Writers, 16th (1999) and later editions.

"Sulloway, Frank J.," Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare (2004-  ).

“Sulloway, Frank J.,” Whose Who in American Education (2005-  ).

"Born to Rebel: A Life of the Mind (Frank Sulloway '65)."  Moses Brown Cupola (Spring 2012), pp. 8-9.

 

 

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