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  1. Close father-infant degree of contact is associated with curve line dominant art (39).Gray, J. Patrick - Male security and art style in traditional societies, 1981 - 2 Variables

    This paper suggests that Fischer's (1961) "male security" variable is not adequate. Cross-cultural analyses suggest that male security in the realm of father-son interaction may be more important than male security in the realm of heterosexual interaction in explaining the line shape preference of a society.

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  2. Menstrual taboos are associated with straight line dominant art (38)Gray, J. Patrick - Male security and art style in traditional societies, 1981 - 2 Variables

    This paper suggests that Fischer's (1961) "male security" variable is not adequate. Cross-cultural analyses suggest that male security in the realm of father-son interaction may be more important than male security in the realm of heterosexual interaction in explaining the line shape preference of a society.

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  3. Sexual anxiety is associated with straight line dominant art (38)Gray, J. Patrick - Male security and art style in traditional societies, 1981 - 2 Variables

    This paper suggests that Fischer's (1961) "male security" variable is not adequate. Cross-cultural analyses suggest that male security in the realm of father-son interaction may be more important than male security in the realm of heterosexual interaction in explaining the line shape preference of a society.

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  4. High levels of father-son conflict motifs in folktales will be positively associated with straight line dominant art (39).Gray, J. Patrick - Male security and art style in traditional societies, 1981 - 2 Variables

    This paper suggests that Fischer's (1961) "male security" variable is not adequate. Cross-cultural analyses suggest that male security in the realm of father-son interaction may be more important than male security in the realm of heterosexual interaction in explaining the line shape preference of a society.

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  5. Physical injury motifs are associated with high levels of male sexual anxiety (39).Gray, J. Patrick - Male security and art style in traditional societies, 1981 - 2 Variables

    This paper suggests that Fischer's (1961) "male security" variable is not adequate. Cross-cultural analyses suggest that male security in the realm of father-son interaction may be more important than male security in the realm of heterosexual interaction in explaining the line shape preference of a society.

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  6. "Diagonal lines and acute angles [will] elicit subjective emotional responses associated with threat, in comparison to the more positive emotional response evoked by curved or straight lines " (89).Aronoff, Joel - How we recognize angry and happy emotion in people, places, and things, 2006 - 2 Variables

    This article presents a series of tests done to determine which geometric patterns in the features of masks, classical ballet, and 17th-century Dutch art evoke emotions of threat. Results suggest that diagonal and angular forms evoke emotions of threat.

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  7. In 17th-century Dutch art, threatening configurations will take meaning from diagonal and angular forms and happy and intimate configurations take meaning from curved forms (99).Aronoff, Joel - How we recognize angry and happy emotion in people, places, and things, 2006 - 2 Variables

    This article presents a series of tests done to determine which geometric patterns in the features of masks, classical ballet, and 17th-century Dutch art evoke emotions of threat. Results suggest that diagonal and angular forms evoke emotions of threat.

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  8. Pressure to obey in child-rearing is positively associated with art with long lines and large figures as well as sharp, prominent figures (219)Zern, David - The relationship of pressure toward obedience to production in art and music..., 1983 - 3 Variables

    Child-rearing practices are tested for a relationship to art and music characteristics in a cross-cultural sample.

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  9. "Straight lines, representing the male form, as opposed to curved, should be associated with societies which strongly favor male solidarity in residence" (84)Fischer, J. L. - Art styles as cultural cognitive maps, 1961 - 2 Variables

    This paper tests theory suggesting that art is a form of expressive cultures which ultimately is shaped by the social conditions under which people in a society live. Focuses on social hierarchy and its relationship to art styles.

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  10. Societies with predominantly circular houses will prefer curved lines in art. Societies with predominantly rectangular houses will prefer straight lines in art (745-746).Robbins, Michael C. - Material Culture and Cognition, 1966 - 2 Variables

    This paper tests for a correlation between primary house shapes and preferences for curved or straight lines in art.

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