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Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion Dogs Feel It Too

Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion, Dogs Feel It Too

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As pet owners, we tend to believe our pets have emotions such as love, loyalty and grief. But what about jealousy? Charles Darwin believed they could feel jealousy. On the other hand,...

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Jealous Partners Become More Like Their Rival To Gain Attention
2013-07-11 07:08:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Seeing your partner flirt with someone might cause you to feel hurt, angry and jealous. You might not expect, however, that you would start thinking of yourself like your rival. A new study led by Villanova University suggests just that: jealousy can prompt people to change how they view themselves relative to competitors for their partner's attention. Prior studies showed people will often change their self-view to be more similar...

2012-05-03 18:37:58

A study carried out by researchers from Spain, the Netherlands and Argentina suggests that in a work environment, sexual competition affects women more than men. However, a rival's social skills provoke jealousy and professional envy equally in both sexes. A group of researchers from the universities of Valencia, Groningen (the Netherlands) and Palermo (Argentina) have analysed the differences between men and women in their way of feeling envious and jealous at work. "Women with a high...

2011-07-12 07:10:00

DENVER, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Harvard Medical School, 80% of disease is stress related. "Jealousy can create stress," says stress relief expert Lauren E. Miller, who recently launched her 4th book, 99 Things You Wish You Knew Before Stressing Out! "I know because I went through divorce and cancer at the same time. There are many emotions that course through your body during the day that can rapidly increase the stress hormone along with blood pressure in your body,...

2011-02-01 21:51:50

Mate guarding is classified as excessive or unwarranted jealous or protective behavior towards a spouse or mate. This is common among many different species and can be useful to defend territory, guarantee paternity, or prevent disease. The authors of a new study published in Personal Relationships have discovered that this behavior is more common in societies which practice arranged marriages or in cultures that place a high value on parental influence in the choice of mate for their...

2010-12-03 22:47:30

It's nice to have success"”but it can also make you worry that the jealous people will try to bring you down. New research in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, has found that the fear of being the target of malicious envy makes people act more helpfully toward people who they think might be jealous of them. In previous research, Niels van de Ven of Tilburg University and his colleagues Marcel Zeelenberg and Rik Pieters had figured out that...

2010-04-13 17:29:46

NEWARK, DEL. "“ Jealousy really is "blinding," according to a new study by two University of Delaware psychology professors. They found that women who were made to feel jealous were so distracted by unpleasant emotional images they became unable to spot targets they were trying to find. The researchers suggest that their results reveal something profound about social relationships and perception: It has long been known that the emotions involved in social relationships affect mental...

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2010-01-26 11:00:00

When South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was caught red-handed returning from a tryst with his Argentine mistress last June, he told the Associated Press that he had met his "soul mate." His choice of words seemed to suggest that having a deep emotional and spiritual connection with Maria Belen Chapur somehow made his sexual infidelity to his wife Jenny Sanford less tawdry. What the two-timing governor didn't understand is that most women view emotional infidelity as worse, not better, than...

2009-11-12 11:36:48

A new study carried out at the University of Haifa has found that the oxytocin hormone, known as the 'love hormone,' also affects antisocial behaviors, such as envy and gloating A new study carried out at the University of Haifa has found that the hormone oxytocin, the "love hormone", which affects behaviors such as trust, empathy and generosity, also affects opposite behaviors, such as jealousy and gloating. "Subsequent to these findings, we assume that the hormone is an overall trigger for...

2009-08-07 19:27:59

College students who use social networking sites may be exposed to information about their partners that makes them jealous, Canadian researchers found. Amy Muise, Emily Christofides and Serge Desmarais of the University of Guelph surveyed young adults involved in romantic relationships and found the more time spent on Facebook, the more likely they are to feel jealous toward their romantic partners, leading them to do more online surveillance to uncover more jealousy-provoking information....


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