Explaining marriage patterns in a globally representative sample through socio-ecology and population history: A Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using a new supertree

Evolution and Human Behavior Vol/Iss. 40 Elsevier Published In Pages: 176-187
By Minocher, Riana, Duda, Pavel, Jaeggi, Adrian V.


There is a covariance between the two outcome variables for polygyny, cultural rules constraining polygyny and percentage of married men who are polygynous.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Bayesian phylogenetic multi-response modelSupportedUNKNOWNcorrelation coefficient: 0.81UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Percentage of Married, Polygynous Men AssociationPolygamy
Cultural Rules Constraining Polygyny AssociationPolygamy