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  1. Location (longitude) is significantly related to rates of collectivism and hierarchism among preindustrial societies (2).Van de Vliert, Evert - The global ecology of differentiation between us and them, 2019 - 3 Variables

    In this article the researcher conducted five different studies on in-group or "we-group" vs out-group or "they-group" discrimination practices. Two previous hypotheses are re-examined, the pathogen stress hypothesis and the rice-wheat hypothesis, in order to explain heightened ingroup-outgroup differentiation, before turning to overarching geographical hypothesis. Each of the five studies look at a different group of societies cross-culturally, ending in an index of intergroup discrimination by individuals across 222 countries in study 5. All five studies conclude that differentiation between us and them varies based on geographical location and more specifically, along latitude.

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  2. Location (latitude) was significantly related to rates of intergroup differentiation in the 1970s (3).Van de Vliert, Evert - The global ecology of differentiation between us and them, 2019 - 3 Variables

    In this article the researcher conducted five different studies on in-group or "we-group" vs out-group or "they-group" discrimination practices. Two previous hypotheses are re-examined, the pathogen stress hypothesis and the rice-wheat hypothesis, in order to explain heightened ingroup-outgroup differentiation, before turning to overarching geographical hypothesis. Each of the five studies look at a different group of societies cross-culturally, ending in an index of intergroup discrimination by individuals across 222 countries in study 5. All five studies conclude that differentiation between us and them varies based on geographical location and more specifically, along latitude.

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  3. In weakly institutionalized traditional societies in which the evil eye belief is not indigenous, evil eye beliefs will be associated with spatial diffusion via cultural contact.Gershman, Boris - The economic origins of the evil eye belief, 2015 - 5 Variables

    The author analyzes 76 societies synchronically, positing that the evil eye belief functions as a useful heuristic and prosocial/cohesive element in weakly-institutionalized societies with significant wealth inequality; in particular, the evil eye belief is found to be more prevalent in agro-pastoral societies where material wealth is vulnerable and plays a dominant role in subsistence economy.

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  4. Power distance is negatively related to the speed of COVID-19 spread.Huang, Xiaoyu - How National Culture Influences the Speed of COVID-19 Spread: Three Cross-Cu..., 2022 - 4 Variables

    This research examines how national culture influences the speed of COVID-19 spread in different countries. Three studies were conducted, and five national cultural dimensions were found to be significantly related to the speed of COVID-19 spread in the initial stages of the pandemic. These dimensions are power distance, uncertainty avoidance, humane orientation, in-group collectivism, and cultural tightness. The research found that COVID-19 spreads faster in countries with small power distance and strong uncertainty avoidance, low humane orientation and high in-group collectivism, and slower in countries with high cultural tightness.

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  5. Uncertainty avoidance is positively related to the speed of COVID-19 spread.Huang, Xiaoyu - How National Culture Influences the Speed of COVID-19 Spread: Three Cross-Cu..., 2022 - 4 Variables

    This research examines how national culture influences the speed of COVID-19 spread in different countries. Three studies were conducted, and five national cultural dimensions were found to be significantly related to the speed of COVID-19 spread in the initial stages of the pandemic. These dimensions are power distance, uncertainty avoidance, humane orientation, in-group collectivism, and cultural tightness. The research found that COVID-19 spreads faster in countries with small power distance and strong uncertainty avoidance, low humane orientation and high in-group collectivism, and slower in countries with high cultural tightness.

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  6. Humane orientation is negatively related to the speed of COVID-19 spread.Huang, Xiaoyu - How National Culture Influences the Speed of COVID-19 Spread: Three Cross-Cu..., 2022 - 4 Variables

    This research examines how national culture influences the speed of COVID-19 spread in different countries. Three studies were conducted, and five national cultural dimensions were found to be significantly related to the speed of COVID-19 spread in the initial stages of the pandemic. These dimensions are power distance, uncertainty avoidance, humane orientation, in-group collectivism, and cultural tightness. The research found that COVID-19 spreads faster in countries with small power distance and strong uncertainty avoidance, low humane orientation and high in-group collectivism, and slower in countries with high cultural tightness.

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  7. In-group collectivism is positively related to the speed of COVID-19 spread.Huang, Xiaoyu - How National Culture Influences the Speed of COVID-19 Spread: Three Cross-Cu..., 2022 - 4 Variables

    This research examines how national culture influences the speed of COVID-19 spread in different countries. Three studies were conducted, and five national cultural dimensions were found to be significantly related to the speed of COVID-19 spread in the initial stages of the pandemic. These dimensions are power distance, uncertainty avoidance, humane orientation, in-group collectivism, and cultural tightness. The research found that COVID-19 spreads faster in countries with small power distance and strong uncertainty avoidance, low humane orientation and high in-group collectivism, and slower in countries with high cultural tightness.

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  8. Cultural tightness is negatively related to the speed of COVID-19 spread.Huang, Xiaoyu - How National Culture Influences the Speed of COVID-19 Spread: Three Cross-Cu..., 2022 - 4 Variables

    This research examines how national culture influences the speed of COVID-19 spread in different countries. Three studies were conducted, and five national cultural dimensions were found to be significantly related to the speed of COVID-19 spread in the initial stages of the pandemic. These dimensions are power distance, uncertainty avoidance, humane orientation, in-group collectivism, and cultural tightness. The research found that COVID-19 spreads faster in countries with small power distance and strong uncertainty avoidance, low humane orientation and high in-group collectivism, and slower in countries with high cultural tightness.

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  9. In weakly institutionalized traditional societies, the evil eye belief will be associated with wealth inequality.Gershman, Boris - The economic origins of the evil eye belief, 2015 - 9 Variables

    The author analyzes 76 societies synchronically, positing that the evil eye belief functions as a useful heuristic and prosocial/cohesive element in weakly-institutionalized societies with significant wealth inequality; in particular, the evil eye belief is found to be more prevalent in agro-pastoral societies where material wealth is vulnerable and plays a dominant role in subsistence economy.

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  10. Level of social stratification will be associated with male homosexual preference (MHP) in data from the Ethnographic Atlas even when geographic zone is controlled for.Barthes, Julien - Male Homosexual Preference: Where, When, Why?, 2015 - 3 Variables

    Authors investigate the prevalence of male homosexual preference (MHP) cross-culturally. They employ four models to test the link between level of social stratification and the probability of observing male homosexual preference (MHP). Authors believe that this link supports the hypergyny hypothesis, which proposes that increased social stratification allows for some sort of factor that improves functional female fertility, perhaps through marriage to men of higher social classes. This would thereby allow more access to resources and consequently the ability to support a greater number of more reproductively-successful offspring. Authors do not make a causal link, however; rather, social stratification may be associated with a yet-undetermined pleiotropic factor that is somehow positive despite its cost on functional male fertility.

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