Patterns of paternal investment predict cross-cultural variation in jealous response

Nature Human Behavior Vol/Iss. . Nature Human Behavior Published In Pages: 1-10
By Scelza, B. A., Prall, S. P., Blumenfield, T.


Populations where extramarital sex was more common tended to rate male and female emotional infidelity less severely.


For a depiction of the severity ratings see figure 3 of the paper. Male = β=0.47, 89% PI=0.16–0.79, β(pr>0)=99.1% Female = β=0.18, 89% PI=−0.12 to 0.48, β(pr>0)=83.6%


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
UNKNOWNSupportedMale = 99.1% Female = 83.6%UNKNOWNUNKNOWN