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Discuss evolutionary explanations of aggression based on
infidelity and jealousy

Evolutionary psychologists argue that reproductive challenges faced by our ancestors can
explain the aggressive behaviour seen in people today. A man can never be certain that he is
the father of his wife's children unless he prevents her having relationships…

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`love triangles' were male on male suggesting that male sexual jealousy is an important factor
in samesex homicide.
The evolutionary view of homicide does not have much adaptive value, Duntley and
Buss state that once antihomicide defences begin to evolve ­ homicide becomes far more of
a costly strategy to…


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