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Iterated learning and the cultural ratchet

  title={Iterated learning and the cultural ratchet},
  author={Aaron Beppu and Thomas L. Griffiths},
Iterated Learning and the Cultural Ratchet Aaron Beppu (abeppu@berkeley.edu) Thomas L. Griffiths (tom griffiths@berkeley.edu) Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science Program University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA Abstract How does the behavior of individuals in a society influence whether knowledge accumulates over generations? We explore this question using a simple model of cultural evolution as a process of “iterated learning,” where each agent in a sequence learns… 
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