Resource stress predicts changes in religious belief and increases in sharing behavior

Human Nature Vol/Iss. 2020(31) Springer Published In Pages: 249-271
By Skoggard, Ian, Ember, Carol R., Pitek, Emily, Jackson, Joshua Conrad , Carolus, Christina


Belief in a high god will be positively associated with beyond-household resource sharing.


8 of 8 relationships not significant in predicted direction.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple regressionNot supported (0 of 8 models)UNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Beyond-Household Sharing DependentGift Giving, Labor And Leisure, Mutual Aid
High god beliefIndependentSpirits And Gods