from day 24/11/2008

This week: social learning and cooperation

This week on cognitionandculture.net, several posts will dwell on social learning and cooperation. Laurent Lehmann, Marcus Feldmann and others have a series of papers that call into question many assumptions frequently made about cultural transmission and the part it played in the emergence of ...

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Is culture what makes us cooperate?

This post by evolutionary biologist Jean-Baptiste André is part of a small series of posts on social learning and cooperation. A recent series of papers by Laurent Lehmann and colleagues (including Marcus Feldman) shed new lights on the cultural evolution of social behaviors, at least on ...

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