Shamans and other "magico-religious" healers: a cross-cultural study of their origins, nature, and social transformations

Ethos Vol/Iss. 18 Published In Pages: 308-352
By Winkelman, Michael James


The presence of shaman/healers will be positively associated with a major reliance on agriculture as a food source (328).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
CorrelationSupportedp<.05r = .29UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
AgricultureIndependentAnnual Cycle, Tillage, Diet
Shaman/healerDependentShamans And Psychotherapists