Learning Strategies and Cultural Evolution during the Palaeolithic

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ISBN: 978-4-431-55362-5 (Print) 978-4-431-55363-2 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-8

    Introduction to “Learning Strategies and Cultural Evolution During the Palaeolithic”

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    Chapter

    Pages 9-21

    Factors Limiting the Number of Independent Cultural Traits That Can Be Maintained in a Population

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    Pages 23-33

    The Evolution of Culturally Transmitted Teaching Behavior

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    Pages 35-44

    A Population-Genetics Based Model for Explaining Apparent Cultural Continuity from the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic in Eurasia

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    Pages 45-65

    Mobility and Cultural Diversity in Central-Place Foragers: Implications for the Emergence of Modern Human Behavior

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    Pages 67-83

    Behavioral Modernity and the Cultural Transmission of Structured Information: The Semantic Axelrod Model

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    Pages 85-101

    Inferring Learning Strategies from Cultural Frequency Data

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    Pages 103-120

    Simulating Geographical Variation in Material Culture: Were Early Modern Humans in Europe Ethnically Structured?

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    Pages 121-143

    Transmission of Cultural Variants in the North American Paleolithic

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    Pages 145-154

    Experimental Studies of Cumulative Culture in Modern Humans: What Are the Requirements of the Ratchet?

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    Pages 155-166

    Learning in the Acheulean: Experimental Insights Using Handaxe Form as a ‘Model Organism’

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 167-169