from day 07/05/2009

Cumulative culture in the lab and chimpanzees

At the recent EHBEA conference held April 6-8 at Saint Andrews, I saw presentations by both Andrew Whiten (a primatologist who specializes on nonhuman cultural traditions, especially in chimpanzees) and Christine Caldwell (who examines cumulative cultural evolution in the lab). It was interest...

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“Mind and Culture”: Rutgers / Siena Workshop in Siena

The Ph.D. Course in Cognitive Sciences of Siena University and the Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Sciences (RUCCS) organize the Joint Workshop Rutgers-Siena "Mind and Culture". The workshop will be held at the Certosa di Pontignano (Siena) on June 1-2, 2009 and will provide the ...

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