Evolutionary Explanations of Aggression including Infidelity and Jealousy

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1. In which culture can aggression give status?

  • Yannomamo of South America
  • Kingsan of the Kalahari Desert
  • Western cultures
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2. What study found that 55% of battered wives reported jealousy based on suspicion and fear as the main reason for their partner's violence?

  • Daly et al.
  • Daly and Wilson
  • Miller
  • Dobash and Dobash

3. What did Felson find?

  • 55% of battered wives reported jealousy based on suspicion and fear as the main reason for their partner's violence
  • Out of 2060 murders, women were twice as likely to murder out of jealousy than men
  • Sexual jealousy was the main motivator in domestic killings

4. What did Dobash and Dobash find?

  • Most physically abused women stated jealousy as the main cause of the violence towards them
  • Sexual jealousy was the main motivator in domestic killings
  • Out of 2060 murders, women were twice as likely to murder out of jealousy than men
  • 55% of battered wives reported jealousy based on suspicion and fear as the main reason for their partner's violence

5. Who suggested that when men lack resources they use violence as a way of preventing infidelity?

  • Daly and Wilson
  • Felson
  • Schackelefield
  • Buss (2007)

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