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  1. Social drinking will correlate positively with the fantasy themes of sex, aggression, and change of state.McClelland, David C. - A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking, 1972 - 4 Variables

    This book chapter tests new and pre-existing theories (Horton, Field, Bacon et al.) for the cause of variation in drinking across cultures. Folktale content is used to test psychological variables more directly than has been done previously. Folktale content is analyzed programmatically with an acknowledged error level of up to one-third. Results lend support to Field's 1962 theory that loose social organization facilitates drinking.

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  2. "…alcoholic societies may show some preoccupations in the oral mode" (62)McClelland, David C. - A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book chapter tests new and pre-existing theories (Horton, Field, Bacon et al.) for the cause of variation in drinking across cultures. Folktale content is used to test psychological variables more directly than has been done previously. Folktale content is analyzed programmatically with an acknowledged error level of up to one-third. Results lend support to Field's 1962 theory that loose social organization facilitates drinking.

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  3. "Horton's subsistence anxiety hypothesis: . . . tribes which drink a lot worry more about food and being hungry" (59)McClelland, David C. - A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking, 1972 - 3 Variables

    This book chapter tests new and pre-existing theories (Horton, Field, Bacon et al.) for the cause of variation in drinking across cultures. Folktale content is used to test psychological variables more directly than has been done previously. Folktale content is analyzed programmatically with an acknowledged error level of up to one-third. Results lend support to Field's 1962 theory that loose social organization facilitates drinking.

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  4. "Drinking societies use more collateral terms such as aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, and fewer terms signifying the parent-child hierarchy" (69)McClelland, David C. - A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking, 1972 - 3 Variables

    This book chapter tests new and pre-existing theories (Horton, Field, Bacon et al.) for the cause of variation in drinking across cultures. Folktale content is used to test psychological variables more directly than has been done previously. Folktale content is analyzed programmatically with an acknowledged error level of up to one-third. Results lend support to Field's 1962 theory that loose social organization facilitates drinking.

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  5. ". . . sober societies tend to think more in terms of hierarchy (title, vertical space, and old age) and social control (scheduling and activity inhibition)" (60)McClelland, David C. - A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book chapter tests new and pre-existing theories (Horton, Field, Bacon et al.) for the cause of variation in drinking across cultures. Folktale content is used to test psychological variables more directly than has been done previously. Folktale content is analyzed programmatically with an acknowledged error level of up to one-third. Results lend support to Field's 1962 theory that loose social organization facilitates drinking.

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  6. "Frequency of achievement responses in childhood is . . . significantly associated with drinking . . . but curiously enough so is frequency of obedience. . . . The two are unrelated so that each contributes independently and significantly . . . [to] drinking" (67)McClelland, David C. - A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking, 1972 - 3 Variables

    This book chapter tests new and pre-existing theories (Horton, Field, Bacon et al.) for the cause of variation in drinking across cultures. Folktale content is used to test psychological variables more directly than has been done previously. Folktale content is analyzed programmatically with an acknowledged error level of up to one-third. Results lend support to Field's 1962 theory that loose social organization facilitates drinking.

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  7. "Low male solidarity, non-lineal descent (i.e., bilateral descent), and lack of a jurisdictional hierarchy at the [extra] local level [indicators of low structural differentiation] are all related to each other and to drinking" (64)McClelland, David C. - A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking, 1972 - 4 Variables

    This book chapter tests new and pre-existing theories (Horton, Field, Bacon et al.) for the cause of variation in drinking across cultures. Folktale content is used to test psychological variables more directly than has been done previously. Folktale content is analyzed programmatically with an acknowledged error level of up to one-third. Results lend support to Field's 1962 theory that loose social organization facilitates drinking.

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  8. "There is a relationship between strategic outcomes in [folk] tales and reward for obedience" (193)Roberts, John M. - Strategy in games and folk tales, 1963 - 2 Variables

    This study investigates the strategic mode of competition in both games of strategy and folk talkes. Various significant relationships between games of strategy, folktales, social complexity, and child rearing variables are observed.

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  9. The thematic tag "hunting" will be correlated with drinking, that is,"in societies with heavy drinking, themes of hunting are prominent in folktales" (582)Kalin, Rudolph - The relationship between use of alcohol and thematic content of folktales in..., 1966 - 2 Variables

    The authors of the present study investigate the psychological correlates of heavy drinking by using thematic content of folktales as a reflection of the cognitive processes of people in a given society. Subsequently, thematic variables are compared to ethnographic ratings in order to better understand how and if thought and reality correlate. Results are examined in the context of previous findings by other researchers, namely D. Horton (1943).

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  10. ". . . societies high in frequency of Theft tend to have folk tales which do not represent the environment as kind" (298).Bacon, Margaret K. - A cross-cultural study of correlates of crime, 1963 - 2 Variables

    Causal factors to the development of crime are examined. Frequency of theft and personal crime are tested against these causal factors in a search for correlations.

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