Suspicions of female infidelity predict men's partner-directed violence

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 (3-4):281 (2009)
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Archer's argument regarding sex differences in partner violence rests on a general account of between-sex differences in reproductive strategies and in social roles. However, men's partner-directed violence often is predicted by perceived risk of female infidelity. We hypothesize that men's partner-directed violence is produced by psychological mechanisms evolved to solve the adaptive problem of paternity uncertainty



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