Climate Variability, Drought, and the Belief that High Gods Are Associated with Weather in Nonindustrial Societies

Weather, Climate, and Society Vol/Iss. 13(2) American Meteorological Society Boston Published In Pages: 259-272
By Ember, Carol R., Skoggard, Ian, Felzer, Benjamin, Pitek, Emily, Jiang, Mingkai


Climate independently predicts high god weather association when controlling on resource stress.


5 out of 6 models showed support for this hypothesis


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Mediation path modelsSupportedp<0.05-0.76-0.68UNKNOWN