Envy and Jealousy

  title={Envy and Jealousy},
  author={Richard H. Smith and Sung Hee Kim and W. Gerrod Parrott},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={401 - 409}
Although traditional scholarly views suggest that envy and jealousy produce distinct affective experiences, empirical work is contradictory. The present study treated this problem from both semantic and experiential perspectives. First, subjects described situations in which they had felt strong envy and strong jealousy. These descriptions were coded for whether they conformed to traditional definitions of the two emotions. The results demonstrated that although the words envy and jealousy have… 
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  • Philosophy, Psychology
    Journal of the American Philosophical Association
  • 2017
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