Culture and cultural evolution in birds: a review of the evidence

@article{Aplin2019CultureAC,
  title={Culture and cultural evolution in birds: a review of the evidence},
  author={Lucy M. Aplin},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2019},
  volume={147},
  pages={179-187}
}
  • L. Aplin
  • Published 31 January 2019
  • Psychology
  • Animal Behaviour
Social learning from the observation of knowledgeable individuals can allow behaviours, skills and techniques to spread across populations and transmit between generations, potentially leading to emergent cultures. An increasing body of research has not only evidenced the occurrence of cultural behaviour in nonhuman animals, but also hypothesized that such cultures could ‘evolve’ over time in a way that shares key characteristics with biological evolution, including through a process of… Expand
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