Moralistic supernatural punishment is probably not associated with social complexity

Evolution and Human Behavior Vol/Iss. Online only Elsevier Published In Pages: 1-11
By Lightner, Aaron D., Bendixen, Theiss, Purzycki, Benjamin Grant


The presence of moralizing gods is underestimated in societies with less social complexity.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Logistic RegrssionSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Moralizing GodsUNKNOWNSpirits And Gods
Social ComplexityUNKNOWNSocial Stratification, Territorial Organization