Liana S.E. Hone, PhD

Liana S.E. Hone, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Clinical, Social, and Evolutionary Psychology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2570

Primary Research Areas

Sex differences; alcohol-related sexual assault, regretted sex, negative sexual consequences, and sexual aggression; alcohol administration methods; chronic heavy drinking and cognitive deficits; young adults and college students


Representative and Recent Publications

Hone, L.S.E., Bartholow, B.D., Piasecki, T.M., & Sher, K.J. (2017). Women’s alcohol sensitivity predicts alcohol-related regretted sex. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 41(9), 1630-1636.
PMID: 28797135

Hone, L.S.E. & McCullough, M.E. (2015). Sexually selected sex differences in competitiveness explain sex differences in changes in drinking game participation. Evolutionary Psychology, 13(2), 397-410.
PMID: 25974961

Hone, L.S.E., Carter, E.C., & McCullough, M.E. (2013). Drinking games as a venue for sexual competition. Evolutionary Psychology, 11(4), 889-906.
PMID: 24044902

Hone, L.S.E. & McCullough, M.E. (2012). 2D:4D ratios predict hand grip strength (but not hand grip endurance) in men (but not in women). Evolution and Human Behavior, 33, 780-789.

Hone, L.S.E. & McCullough, M.E. (2014). Does religious cognition really down-regulate hand grip endurance in men? A failure to replicate. Evolution and Human Behavior, 36 (2), 81-85.

Sell, A., Hone, L., Pound, N. (2012). The importance of physical strength to human males. Human Nature, 23(1), 30-44.
PMID: 22477166

Hone, L.S.E., Lieberman, D., & Hurwitz, W. (2015). Sex differences in preferences for humor: A replication, modification, and extension. Evolutionary Psychology, 13(1), 167-181.
PMID: 25670631