Nonlinear scaling of space use in human hunter-gatherers

Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Vol/Iss. 104(11) National Academy of Sciences Published In Pages: 4765-4769
By Hamilton, Marcus J., Milne, Bruce T., Walker, Robert S., Brown, James H.


Hunters will have greater resource ranges than gatherers.


Hunters have a steeper slope than gatherers.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Regression Analysis-Least SquaresSupportedUNKNOWNR-squared for hunters = 0.53; Beta for hunters = 0.90; R-squared for gatherers = 0. 22; Beta for gatherers = 0.64UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Population SizeIndependentPopulation
Resource Range DependentLocation, Food Quest