The cultural morphospace of ritual form: examining modes of religiosity cross-culturally

Evolution and Human behavior Vol/Iss. 32 Elsevier Published In Pages: 50-62
By Atkinson, Quentin D., Whitehouse, Harvey


Major world religions will have higher frequency and lower arousal than small-scale traditions (52).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Emotional ArousalDependentRitual
Major World ReligionIndependentGeneral Character Of Religion, Theological Systems
Ritual FrequencyDependentRitual