More on Culture as a Human Domain

  title={More on Culture as a Human Domain},
  author={Marshall Durbin and Ralph L. Holloway,},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={397 - 403}
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Cumulative Keyword Index, 1970-74

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  • G. Hewes
  • Psychology
    Current Anthropology
  • 1992
Wallace, Tylor, Wundt, Johannesson, and others have proposed that human language had its basis in hand and arm gestures. The Gardners' work with the chimpanzee Washoe, Premack's study of the

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  • W. DykD. Hymes
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    International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1956
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An alternate reconstruction of the origins of incest and exogamy based on cultural and populational consequences of these phenomena is proposed to show that reconstructions of human cultural evolution can contribute to the interpretation of human biological evolution.

Finite State Languages

Induction of stalk cell differentiation by cyclic AMP in the cellular slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum.

  • J. Bonner
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    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • 1970
Cyclic AMP, which is a cell attractant for Dictyostelium discoideum, will cause isolated, unaggregated cells to turn directly into stalk cells containing thick celluloselike walls and large vacuoles, suggesting that in the development of D. discoidum, cyclic AMPs might be a key factor in stalk cell differentiation.

Paralanguage : A first approximation