Each of the headings below links to a grouping of papers.
Although Psychologists rarely think of what they do in these terms, a lot
of psychology can be understood better if it is seen as the study of behavioral designs of varioius type: development, motivation,
emotions, and communication.
The Designs of Baby's Cries. A baby's cry weaves sound and drama into an operatic performance that few adult human beings
can resist. This research aimed to discover how and why cries are designed as they are.
The Origins of Group Design. If the only effective mechanisms is selection on individuals or genes, how does the design of groups
What is a Small College For? The concept of natural design can also be applied to higher education.
Considered in relation to the "toolkit" of institutions that constitutes American higher education, what are small colleges
best suited to do?