Sep 29, 2011 8:57 AM GMT
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?