Folktale transmission in the arctic provides evidence for high bandwidth social learning among hunter–gatherer groups

Evolution and Human Behavior Vol/Iss. 37(1) Elsevier Published In Pages: 47-53
By Ross, Robert M., Atkinson, Quentin D.


There will be an independent effect of vertical transmission down language lineages after controlling for horizontal transmission between groups (49).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Partial mantel testSupportedp = 0.003r = .401UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Pairwise geographic distanceControlLocation
Pairwise folktale similarityDependentVerbal Arts, Literary Texts
Pairwise language distanceIndependentNONE