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Psychology unit 3 aggression

Evolutionary explanations into aggression- jealousy


Reasons for jealousy in males stem from parental uncertainty and suspicions of
cuckoldry. Males have paternal uncertainty (which is when they are unsure if the
child is there's) leading to jealousy of the other potential father. This causes
aggression that…

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Psychology unit 3 aggression

Bass' forced choice scenario study found that males believed they would get more
upset in situations connected to sexual infidelity, whilst females would be more
upset in situations connected to emotional infidelity. This supports the idea that
paternal uncertainty is involved in male jealousy and that…


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