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Essay plan aggression




Evolutinary explantions for aggression including jealousy and infidelity

Natural selection

Adaptive- helps survival
Competition- for resources
Attractive- aggressive males
Rivals- removes rivals for resources/mates
Innate- aggressive genes
Next generation- innate genes make it more likely to be passed on

Spriggs hypothesis- aggressive males survive (less predators/more resources),…

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Essay plan aggression




Evolutionary explanation is sexist- reinforces gender stereotypes that women
are dependent on men. Natural selection theory formed in 1800's where women
were dependent on men often- could be reason for the stereotype- theory is
outdated ­many single mothers/women in highly paid careers.

Evidence based on primitive tribes/animals…

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