Evolutionary Explanations of Aggression including Infidelity and Jealousy

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

  • Daly and Wilson
  • Schackelefield
  • Buss (2007)
  • Felson
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2. Why are men violent towards pregnant partners?

  • They may believe that infidelity in their partner as occurred and as they don't have parental certainty that the child is their's they are violent towards them to terminate the child and leaving the woman open to bare his child preventing cuckcoldry
  • They are genetically programmed to be aggressive

3. In which culture can aggression ruin a reputation?

  • Kingsan of the Kalahari Desert
  • Yannomamo of South America
  • Western cultures

4. In which culture can aggression give status?

  • Yannomamo of South America
  • Kingsan of the Kalahari Desert
  • Western cultures

5. Alternative theory

  • Deprivation model
  • Diathesis Stress Model
  • Importation model


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