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  1. Environmental unpredictability will be positively associated with capricious aggression in folktales (475)Cohen, Alex - A cross-cultural study of the effects of environmental unpredictability on a..., 1990 - 2 Variables

    Using a psychoanalytic-materialist approach, the author examines the possible effects of environmental unpredictability on the prevalence of unprovoked aggression by characters in folktales.

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  2. Feeding infants and young children on demand will be associated with sharing food (or money) in adulthood (318).Cohen, Yehudi A. - Food and its vicissitudes: a cross-cultural study of sharing and nonsharing, 1961 - 2 Variables

    This article examines the relationship between early food gratification, emotional predispositions to share food with others, and community systems. Results suggest that gratification of food needs varies with community type, and young children who receive food whenever they cry or ask are more likely to share food in adulthood. In broader terms, the need to receive from others is gratified differently under different sociological conditions, and these differences influence individuals toward divergent socially patterned behaviors in adulthood.

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  3. The association between feeding infants and young children on demand and a predisposition to share in adulthood will be stronger in maximally solidary communities (318).Cohen, Yehudi A. - Food and its vicissitudes: a cross-cultural study of sharing and nonsharing, 1961 - 3 Variables

    This article examines the relationship between early food gratification, emotional predispositions to share food with others, and community systems. Results suggest that gratification of food needs varies with community type, and young children who receive food whenever they cry or ask are more likely to share food in adulthood. In broader terms, the need to receive from others is gratified differently under different sociological conditions, and these differences influence individuals toward divergent socially patterned behaviors in adulthood.

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  4. "Punishment for aggression increases the intensity of aggression in situations which are distinctly dissimilar from those in which the punishment occurs" (357)Wright, G. O. - Projection and displacement: a cross-cultural study of folktale aggression, 1970 - 2 Variables

    This study examines aggression in folktales in relation to child socialization variables. The author suggests that punishment for aggression and aggression anxiety are related to how aggression is portrayed in folktales. Hypotheses are supported.

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  5. "The Hero should triumph less often in folk tales of societies in which the child training practices include severe punishment for aggression" (359)Wright, G. O. - Projection and displacement: a cross-cultural study of folktale aggression, 1970 - 2 Variables

    This study examines aggression in folktales in relation to child socialization variables. The author suggests that punishment for aggression and aggression anxiety are related to how aggression is portrayed in folktales. Hypotheses are supported.

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  6. Chronic scarcity will be positively associated with subsistence diversity.Ember, Carol R. - Resource stress and subsistence diversification across societies, 2020 - 3 Variables

    Using a cross-cultural sample of 91 societies, this paper draws on ecological theory to test if unpredictable environments will favor subsistence diversification. The general hypothesis is that societies with high climate unpredictability and resource stress would exhibit more subsistence diversity than societies in more stable climates. The authors examined four environmental and resource stress variables while controlling for temperature variance, subsistence activity, and phylogeny. Support was found for 2 of the 4 variables--chronic scarcity and environmental instability. In the discussion they suggest that more commonly observed events (e.g. annual hunger and climate unpredictability) may give people more motivation to change subsistence than rarer events (e.g. natural hazards and famine).

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  7. The incidence of homicide will be associated with the need for achievement and the need for power (161).Lester, David - National motives and psychogenic death rates, 1968 - 3 Variables

    This study investigates possible relationships between the need for achievement and power (as measured in folktales) with rates of suicide and homicide in preindustrial societies. Analysis suggests that homicide is not associated with either the need for achievement or power, but suicide is positively associated with the need for power.

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  8. "Agents of projected aggression [in folktales] are chosen farther and farther out on the generalization continuum as a function of the amount of aggression anxiety" (355)Wright, G. O. - Projection and displacement: a cross-cultural study of folktale aggression, 1970 - 2 Variables

    This study examines aggression in folktales in relation to child socialization variables. The author suggests that punishment for aggression and aggression anxiety are related to how aggression is portrayed in folktales. Hypotheses are supported.

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  9. "Objects of displaced aggression are chosen farther and farther out on the generalization continuum as a function of the amount of aggression anxiety" (352)Wright, G. O. - Projection and displacement: a cross-cultural study of folktale aggression, 1970 - 2 Variables

    This study examines aggression in folktales in relation to child socialization variables. The author suggests that punishment for aggression and aggression anxiety are related to how aggression is portrayed in folktales. Hypotheses are supported.

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  10. The incidence of suicide will be associated with the need for achievement (161).Lester, David - National motives and psychogenic death rates, 1968 - 2 Variables

    This study investigates possible relationships between the need for achievement and power (as measured in folktales) with rates of suicide and homicide in preindustrial societies. Analysis suggests that homicide is not associated with either the need for achievement or power, but suicide is positively associated with the need for power.

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