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Aggression as an adaptive response

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Evolutionary explanations, such as aggression as an adaptive response, suggest that aggressive
behaviour occurs due to the advantage it provides in surviving and reproducing.

Mate retention strategies

We compete for partners who are potential mating partners which can lead to feelings of jealousy
which…

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Evaluation

Dobash and Dobash- They found that 1 in 4 women experienced violence from their current or
ex-partners with the reason being jealousy. These findings support the theory because it expresses
a link between jealousy and aggression.

Camilleri- They found that the risk of partner's infidelity predicted the likelihood…

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