Phil. Trans. B issue on cultural transmission and the evolution of human behaviour

The November 12, 2008 issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (Volume 363, number 1509) is a theme issue devoted to ‘Cultural transmission and the evolution of human behaviour’ compiled by Kenny Smith, Michael L. Kalish, Thomas L. Griffiths and Stephan Lewandowsky

Here is the table of content:

Kenny Smith, Michael L. Kalish, Thomas L. Griffiths and Stephan Lewandowsky: "Cultural transmission and the evolution of human behaviour" Andrew Whiten and Alex Mesoudi: “Establishing an experimental science of culture: animal social diffusion experiments” Alex Mesoudi and Andrew Whiten: “The multiple roles of cultural transmission experiments in understanding human cultural evolution”  Thomas L. Griffiths, Michael L. Kalish and Stephan Lewandowsky: “Theoretical and empirical evidence for the impact of inductive biases on cultural evolution” Richard McElreath, Adrian V. Bell, Charles Efferson, Mark Lubell, Peter J. Richerson and Timothy Waring: “Beyond existence and aiming outside the laboratory: estimating frequency-dependent and pay-off-biased social learning strategies” Christine A. Caldwell and Ailsa E. Millen: “Studying cumulative cultural evolution in the laboratory” Emma Flynn: “Investigating children as cultural magnets: do young children transmit redundant information along diffusion chains?” Nicolas Fay, Simon Garrod and Leo Roberts: “The fitness and functionality of culturally evolved communication systems” Michael Wheeler and Andy Clark: “Culture, embodiment and genes: unravelling the triple helix” Kevin N. Laland: “Exploring gene–culture interactions: insights from handedness, sexual selection and niche-construction case studies”

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