Height is associated with more self-serving beliefs about wealth redistribution

Evolution and Human Behavior Vol/Iss. IN PRESS Elsevier Amsterdam Published In Pages: ??
By Richardson, Thomas


This article is primarily concerned with formidability theory. This theory suggests that physical strength among men affects their views on social issues because evolutionary physically stronger men would have benefitted from more unequal power arrangements. Thus, the author seeks to investigate an association between height and views on wealth redistribution among European men. Through modeling, such a relationship was found and the author concludes that there is support for this theory.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
European Social Surveyby other researchersthe data was gleaned specifically from the 7th wave of this survey

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