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Culture evolves

Author: Andrew Whiten; et al
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London., Series B,, Biological sciences., Special issue.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Culture shapes vast swathes of our lives and has allowed the human species to dominate the planet in an evolutionarily unique way. This book focuses on the evolutionary continuities in culture, providing an interdisciplinary exploration of culture, written by leading authorities from the biological and cognitive sciences.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Whiten; et al
ISBN: 9780199608966 0199608962
OCLC Number: 756278914
Description: xvi, 454 p : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: A note to the reader and early bibliography concerning anthropology and cultural evolution --
Introduction : culture evolves / Andrew Whiten [and others] --
Exploring the costs and benefits of social information use : an appraisal of current experimental evidence / Guillaume Rieucau and Luc-Alain Giraldeau --
From fish to fashion : experimental and theoretical insights into the evolution of culture / Kevin N. Laland, Nicola Atton and Michael M. Webster --
Social learning in birds and its role in shaping a foraging niche / Tore Slagsvold and Karen L. Wiebe --
Social learning and the development of individual and group behaviour in mammal societies / Alex Thornton and Tim Clutton-Brock --
Social traditions and social learning in capuchin monkeys (Cebus) / Susan Perry --
The scope of culture in chimpanzees, humans and ancestral apes / Andrew Whiten --
Social learning and evolution : the cultural intelligence hypothesis / Carel P. van Schaik and Judith M. Burkart --
The evolution of primate general and cultural intelligence / Simon M. Reader, Yfke Hager and Kevin N. Laland --
The origins of stone tool technology in Africa : a historical perspective / Ignacio de la Torre --
Culture and cognition in the Acheulian industry : a case study from Gesher Benot Yaʻaqov / Naama Goren-Inbar --
Stone toolmaking and the evolution of human culture and cognition / Dietrich Stout --
Evolution, revolution or saltation scenario for the emergence of modern cultures? / Francesco d'Errico and Christopher B. Stringer --
Descent with modification and the archaeological record / Stephen Shennan --
The evolution of the diversity of cultures / R.A. Foley and M. Mirazón Lahr --
Language evolution and human history : what a difference a date makes / Russell D. Gray, Quentin D. Atkinson and Simon J. Greenhill --
How do we use language? : shared patterns in the frequency of word use across 17 world languages / Andreea S. Calude and Mark Pagel --
Mode and tempo in the evolution of organization : reconciling 'Darwinian' and 'Spencerian' evolutionary approaches in anthropology / Thomas E. Currie and Ruth Mace --
How copying affects the amount, evenness and persistence of cultural knowledge : insights from the social learning strategies tournament / Luke Rendell [and others] --
What drives the evolution of hunter-gatherer subsistence technology? : a reanalysis of the risk hypothesis with data from the Pacific Northwest / Mark Collard [and others] --
On the nature of cultural transmission networks : evidence from Fijian villages for adaptive learning biases / Joseph Henrich and James Broesch --
Natural pedagogy as evolutionary adaptation / Gergely Csibra and György Gergely --
The scope and limits of overimitation in the transmission of artefact culture / Derek E. Lyons [and others] --
Social learning among Congo Basin hunter-gatherers / Barry S. Hewlett [and others] --
Young children's selective trust in informants / Paul L. Harris and Kathleen H. Corriveau.
Series Title: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London., Series B,, Biological sciences., Special issue.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Whiten ... [et al.].

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