Jealousy reconsidered: A reply to DeSteno (2010)

Evolutionary Psychology 9(1): 116-117 John E. Edlund, Department of Psychology, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA,


In a recent commentary, DeSteno (2010) critiqued the work of Levy and Kelley (2010) which investigated the relationship of attachment style to the sex difference in jealousy. This commentary addresses the concerns raised by DeSteno; I briefly review some of the literature that was not addressed by DeSteno’s commentary and discuss directions that future research may take.


sex differences, jealousy, commentary

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