Belief in the evil eye in world perspective

The Evil Eye Columbia University Press New York Published In Pages: 223-278
By Roberts, John M.


"Societies with the evil eye belief seem to foster a later onset of motor skills. . . . [Pain infliction on children by caretakers is present. There is] an early onset of modesty, in the sense that the genitals are covered, [and they] are also more likely to have genital mutilations" (253)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Goodman and Kruskal's coefficient of associationSupportedp<.05.34Two-tailed