Group singing is globally dominant and associated with social context

Royal Society Open Science Vol/Iss. 10 The Royal Society Published In Pages: ??
By Shilton, Dor, Passmore, Sam, Savage, Patrick E.


Group singing will be related to social differentiation.


The authors define social differentiation as "the extent to which a society is segmented into different roles and classes, leading to discrepancies in wealth, power and prestige." (4) The first p-value is the result for the Global Jukebox (GJB), while the second p-value is the result for the National History of Song (NHS).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Binomial multilevel modelsNot supportedGJB: p=0.07 / NHS: p=0.7UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Social DifferentiationIndependentClasses
Group singingDependentMusic