Does Art Bring Us Together? An Empirical Approach to the Evolutionary Aesthetics of Ellen Dissanayake

Biological Theory Vol/Iss. 15 Springer London Published In Pages: 188-195
By Fullerton, Brady


Lower conflict between communities of the same society will be correlated with more ritual art.


The variable "Conflict between communities of the same society" was coded such that a high value indicates low levels of conflict and a low value indicates high levels of conflict.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman's rhoSupportedp<0.050.354Two-tailed