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.


Arranged female marriages will predict the percent of married men who are polygynous.


PP stands for posterior probability.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Bayesian phylogenetic multi-response modelNot Supportedp > 0.05; PP = 0.94UNKNOWNtwo-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Arranged Female Marriages IndependentArranging A Marriage
Married Polygynous Men DependentPolygamy