A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking

The Drinking Man Free Press New York Published In Pages: 48-72
By McClelland, David C., Davis, William , Wanner, Eric, Kalin, Rudolf


"Horton's subsistence anxiety hypothesis: . . . tribes which drink a lot worry more about food and being hungry" (59)


Opposite prediction, significant negative correlation found between fear theme and drinking. No significant correlation with subsistence anxiety.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
CorrelationNot Supportedp<.10UNKNOWNTwo-tailed