Cultural Evolution

Known as: Evolution, Cultural, Evolutions, Cultural, Cultural Evolutions 
The continuous developmental process of a culture from simple to complex forms and from homogeneous to heterogeneous qualities.
National Institutes of Health

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1951-2018
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2014
2014
Darwin-inspired population thinking suggests approaching culture as a population of items of different types, whose relative… (More)
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2011
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2011
With data from 33 nations, we illustrate the differences between cultures that are tight (have many strong norms and a low… (More)
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2010
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2010
The relative contributions to modern European populations of Paleolithic hunter-gatherers and Neolithic farmers from the Near… (More)
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2008
2008
Recent debates about memetics have revealed some widespread misunderstandings about Darwinian approaches to cultural evolution… (More)
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2004
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2004
Effective communication and teamwork is essential for the delivery of high quality, safe patient care. Communication failures are… (More)
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2003
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2003
In the social sciences, there is currently no consensus on the mechanism by which cultural elements come and go in human society… (More)
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2002
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2002
established by Eduard Pestel Our world model was built specifically to investigate five major trends of global concern… (More)
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2001
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2001
Human history is punctuated by periods of rapid cultural change. Although archeologists have developed a range of models to… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
We propose a conceptual model that maps the causal pathways relating biological evolution to cultural change. It builds on… (More)
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2000
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2000
need—one of learning, trust, curiosity, systems thinking, and executive responsibility—will be immensely difficult. Harder still… (More)
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