On the origins of cultural differences in conformity: Four tests of the pathogen prevalence hypothesis

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin Vol/Iss. 37(3) Sage Publications Published In Pages: 318-329
By Murray, Damian R., Trudeau, Russell, Schaller, Mark


Pathogen prevalence will be negatively associated with within-population dispositional variability (321-322).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson's rSupportedp = 0.005r = -0.48UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Pathogen PrevalenceIndependentMorbidity
Dispositional variabilityDependentPersonality Traits