Reconsidering Evolved Sex Differences in Jealousy: Comment on Harris (2003)

  title={Reconsidering Evolved Sex Differences in Jealousy: Comment on Harris (2003)},
  author={Brad J. Sagarin},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  pages={62 - 75}
  • Brad J. Sagarin
  • Published 1 February 2005
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Social Psychology Review
In a recent article, Harris (2003) concluded that the data do not support the existence of evolved sex differences in jealousy. Harris' review correctly identifies fatal flaws in three lines of evidence (spousal abuse, homicide, morbid jealousy), but her criticism of two other lines of evidence (self-report responses, psychophysiological measures) is based, in part, on a mischaracterization of the evolutionary psychological theory and a misunderstanding of the empirical implications of the… 

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