Cultural macroevolution matters
PNAS • Vol/Iss. 114(30) • PNAS • • Published In • Pages: 7846–7852 •
By Gray, Russell D. , Watts, Joseph
Broad supernatural punishments will be positively associated with the evolution of political complexity.
Broad supernatural punishments were found in 2/3 of societies and was associated with the rise of political complexity, but not associated with the maintenance of it.
|Bayes Traits (Discrete)||Partially Supported||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Political Complexity||Dependent||Territorial Organization|
|Broad Supernatual Punishment||Independent||Spirits And Gods|