Evolution and Human Behavior • Vol/Iss. Online only • Elsevier • • Published In • Pages: 1-18 •
Myth-telling rules will mandate that myths are told to multiple individuals from multiple generations.
This was proxied by variables related to audience demographics and socio-ecological contexts of the myth telling. 53 societies out of 80 had rules related to context (66.3%), and 56 out of 80 had rules related to audience (70%).