Paternal investment and the human mating system
Behavioural Processes • Vol/Iss. 51(1) • Elsevier Scientific Publishers B.V. (Biomedical Division) • Amsterdam • Published In • Pages: 45-61 •
By Marlowe, Frank W.
Male aggressiveness was the strongest predictor of degree of polygyny, when tested against father-infant proximity, male contribution to subsistence, and male aggressiveness (55).
Male aggressiveness was the strongest predictor followed by male contribution to subsistence (p = 0.001, beta = -0.368)
|multiple regression||Supported||p < 0.001||beta = 0.46||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Degree Of Polygyny||Dependent||Polygamy|
|Father-infant Proximity||Independent||Postnatal Care|
|Male Contribution To Subsistence||Independent||Division Of Labor By Gender|
|Male Aggressiveness||Independent||Ingroup Antagonisms|