Sex Differences in Jealousy: Not Gone, Not Forgotten, and Not Explained by Alternative Hypotheses

@article{Buss1996SexDI,
  title={Sex Differences in Jealousy: Not Gone, Not Forgotten, and Not Explained by Alternative Hypotheses},
  author={David M. Buss and Randy J. Larsen and Drew Westen},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={1996},
  volume={7},
  pages={373 - 375}
}
More than a decade before there were systematic etnpirical tests of the proposition, evolutionary psychologists hypothesized that men and women would differ psychologically in the weighting given to the cues that trigger sexual jealousy (Daly, Wilson, & Weghorst, 1982: Symons, 1979). Because fertilization occurs internally within women, over hutnan evolutionary history men have recurrently faced an adaptive problem not faced by women—the problem of uncertainty in their genetic parentage of… 
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