Cultural transmission and ecological opportunity jointly shaped global patterns of reliance on agriculture

Evolutionary Human Sciences Vol/Iss. 2(53) Cambridge University Press Cambridge Published In Pages: 1-11
By Vilela, Bruno, Fristoe, Trevor, Tuff, Ty, Kavanagh, Patrick H., Haynie, Hannah J., Gray, Russell D. , Gavin, Michael C. , Botero, Carlos A.


After accounting for dispersal constraints, horizontal transmission will predict farming propensity in early twentieth century traditional societies


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Linear Mixed ModelSupportedp<0.0010.655 ± 0.033UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Farming propensityDependent variableTillage
Horizontal transmissionIndependent variableAcculturation And Culture Contact