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@[osf](dp2ze) ---------- The Hunter-gatherer Religion Database (HGRD) documents the early religious systems of 84 hunter-gatherer societies from around the world. This database is built from historic ethnographic source materials and contains quantitative variables on a range of supernatural beliefs and practices, as well as qualitative notes and references. Wherever possible, the focus is on how societies were before conversion to major world religions and prior to substantial shifts towards sedentary means of subsistence. This database was funded as part of a grant titled *Religion and the Social Brain* from the *[Templeton Religion Trust][2]* (TRT0153). The HGRD was built to provide data for a series of cross-cultural comparative projects on the evolution and functions of supernatural beliefs and practices in human history. Currently this OSF project page contains a complete list of the cultures in the HGRD, an index of source materials used to code the societies, as well as details of how the database was built. As our main research projects are published we will make our data and code available. If you have any questions, please get in contact with [Joseph Watts][4]. [2]: [3]: [4]:
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