It is a vice that few can avoid but that nobody craves.

Now the area of the brain which controls jealousy has been found, scientists have ­announced.

It is the same part which detects real physical pain – perhaps explaining why feeling envious of your lover's philandering ways hurts so much.


Are you a victim of the green eye monster? if only it was easy to just point a laser to this location and zap that part of the brain. No more jealousy and no more pain.

How does jealousy affect you?