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.


Assault frequency will predict the percent of married men who are polygynous.


PP stands for posterior probability.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Bayesian phylogenetic multi-response modelSupportedp < 0.05; PP = 0.97UNKNOWNtwo-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Married Polygynous Men DependentPolygamy
Assault Frequency IndependentIngroup Antagonisms, Offenses Against The Person