Pathogens, personality, and culture: disease prevalence predicts worldwide variability in sociosexuality, extraversion, and openness to experience.

Journal of personality and social psychology Vol/Iss. 95(1) American Psychological Association Published In Pages: 212-221
By Schaller, Mark, Murray, Damian R.


Disease prevalence will be negatively associated with an unrestricted sociosexual style (214).


Significant negative correlation among females (r = -0.62, p < 0.001), but marginally significant weakly negative correlation among males (r = -0.27, p = 0.66).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson's rSupportedp < 0.001 (female only)r = -0.62 (female only)UNKNOWN