Post-marital residence patterns show lineage-specific evolution

Evolution and Human Behavior Vol/Iss. 39 ELSEVIER Published In Pages: 594-601
By Moravec, Jiri C., Atkinson, Quentin D., Bowern, Claire, Greenhill, Simon J. , Jordan, Fiona M., Ross, Robert R., Gray, Russell D. , Marsland, Stephen, Cox, Murray P.


Similar factors have been influential of changes in post-marital residence patterns for the Uto-Aztecan, Pama-Nyungan, Indo-European, Bantu, and Austronesian language families.


The results reveal that marital residence patterns vary globally and are dependent on lineage-specific evolution.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Reversible Jump Markov Chain Monte Carlo (RJ-MCMC)Not SupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Post-Marital Residence PatternsDependentResidence