• 1589 Citations
  • 9 h-Index

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Research interests

Kevin Bennett, PhD, is a full teaching professor of psychology at The Pennsylvania State University, Beaver Campus and a fellow at the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health in London. His research—psychological science at the intersection of urban design and mental health—explores social, personality, and evolutionary dimensions of human activity in the built environment.

Bennett is a regular contributor to Psychology Today and his work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Salon, Popular Science, Business Insider and many others. He has appeared on, or been featured in national and local news, radio and TV including the New York Post, Sports Illustrated, China Global Television Network, The Unexplained with Howard Hughes on Talk Radio London, and many others.

Teaching and educational interests

  • Introductory Psychology 100
  • Social Psychology 221
  • Introduction to BioStatistics 250
  • Evolutionary Psychology 269
  • Applied Social Psychology 424
  • Personality Psychology 438
  • Human Factors and Design 444

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, Ph.D., City, University of London

Award Date: Sep 15 2018

Psychology, M.S., University of New Mexico

Award Date: May 10 2000

Psychology, B.A., University of Michigan

Award Date: May 12 1996

Researcher Defined Keywords

  • Social
  • Personality
  • Geographical
  • Decision-Making
  • Augmented Reality

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Research Output

  • 1589 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 20 Article
  • 9 Chapter
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Other contribution
Open Access
  • 6 Downloads (Pure)

    Environment of Evolutionary Adaptedness (EEA)

    Bennett, K., Jul 3 2018, Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer International Publishing, p. 1-3 3 p. (Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
  • 11 Downloads (Pure)
    523 Scopus citations
    54 Downloads (Pure)

    Forgiveness or breakup: Sex differences in responses to a partner's infidelity

    Schakelford, T. K., Buss, D. M. & Bennett, K., Mar 27 2002, In : Cognition and Emotion. 16, 2, p. 299-307 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 113 Scopus citations
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    A latent variable model of developmental instability in relation to men's sexual behaviour

    Gangestad, S. W., Bennett, K. L. & Thornhill, R., Aug 22 2001, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 268, 1477, p. 1677-1684 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 46 Scopus citations
    4 Downloads (Pure)