Jealous of your partner mingling with other guy friends? Might be in your gene!

A recent report in Personality and Individual Differences is super exciting. This work is an intersection between evolutionary psychology & molecular genetics. Specifically, Lewis et al. (in press) examined how sexual jealousy is related to androgen receptor (AR) gene. Quick Background Women increase their reproductive success by pursuing short-term and long-term mating strategies. Why? Physically … Continue reading Jealous of your partner mingling with other guy friends? Might be in your gene!

The Girlfriend Effect: Why does your man look more attractive to other women?

  The recent research article by Rodeheffer et al. (2016) on Evolutionary Psychology begins with a true story of Meredith. Meredith is an attractive lady who worked for $50 an hour for spending time with wealthy men. She is neither a prostitute nor escort, but she works as a wing woman for a New York based company, which provides … Continue reading The Girlfriend Effect: Why does your man look more attractive to other women?