Category: Cumulative Culture/Cultural Learning
Evolutionarily pragmatic cultural intelligence: David Sloan Wilson
Religion as an evolutionarily pragmatic cultural intelligence: Video Playlist of David Sloan Wilson David Sloan Wilson asks; "Ïf the mind is evolved to to adopt beliefs,...what kind of beliefs will be adopted by by the evolved mind?... Will it be beliefs that have truth value or will it be beliefs that have survival and reproductive … Continue reading Evolutionarily pragmatic cultural intelligence: David Sloan Wilson
New Study: Analogy as the core of cumulative cultural evolution.
New paper argues that "analogy-building" served a critical role in the evolution of cumulative culture(differentiator from animals), by allowing humans to learn and transmit complex behavioral sequences that would otherwise be too cognitively demanding Link : Analogy as the core of cumulative cultural evolutionCharlotte Brand, Alex Mesoudi, Paul Smaldino https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1298325239256846336?s=20 https://twitter.com/LottyBrand/status/1297891571103408128?s=20