Identity fusion, outgroup relations, and sacrifice: A cross-cultural test

Cognition Vol/Iss. 186 ScienceDirect Published In Pages: 1-6
By Purzycki, Benjamin Grant, Lang, Martin


Religious similarity of distant recipients is positively correlated with sacrifice (3).


Religious similarity of distant recipients was shown to increase the predicted sacrifice probability by an additional 2% per scale unit. See model 4 on page 4 for further description.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Bayesian binomial logistic regressionSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
SacrificeDependentGift Giving, Mutual Aid
Religious similarity IndependentReligious Beliefs