Witchcraft beliefs and witch hunts: an interdisciplinary explanation

Human Nature Vol/Iss. 24 Springer Published In Pages: 158-181
By Koning, Niek


Semi-sedentary foraging, and-tool horticulture, plow agriculture, and pastoralism will be positively associated with witchcraft belief (p. 163).


The overall model is significant, but semi-sedentary foraging and hand-tool horticulture are not independent predictors.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordered probit regressionSupportedp<.05Pseudo R^2 = .06UNKNOWN