Drivers of geographical patterns of North American language diversity

Proceedings of the Royal Society Vol/Iss. 286(1899) The Royal Society Published In Pages: 1-9
By Cuelho, Mario Tulio Pacheco, Pereira, Eliza Barreto, Haynie, Hannah J., Rangel, Thaigo F., Kavanagh, Patrick, Kirby, Kathryn R. , Greenhill, Simon J. , Bowern, Claire, Gray, Russell D. , Colwell, Robert K., Evans, Nicholas, Gavin, Michael C.


Population density will be a predictor of language diversity in North America.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple regression modellingSupportedUNKNOWNB=0.44UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Population DensityIndependentPopulation
Language diversity DependentNONE