Male aggressiveness as intrasexual contest competition in a cross-cultural sample

Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Vol/Iss. 72(83) Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany Published In Pages: ??
By Carter, Tara-Lyn, Kushnick, Geoff


There is a positive association between male aggression and societies with polygyny and a high variance in the number of wives.


Polygyny posterior mean =0.64, CI =0.11, 1.16; male war mortality posterior mean = 0.46, CI =-0.07, 0.96; wives variance posterior mean = 0.52, CI =-0.13. 1.26).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Bayesian IRT analysis and imputationSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN