The emergence of collective knowledge and cumulative culture in animals, humans and machines

Andrew Whiten*, Dora Biro, Nicolas Bredeche, Ellen Clare Garland, Simon Kirby

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Abstract

The goal of this themed issue and the associated Royal Society and British Acad- emy joint Discussion Meeting is to advance, and bridge between, two topics and their respective research fields that have burgeoned in recent years, although to date they have often done so quite separately.
Original languageEnglish
Article number20200306
Number of pages14
JournalPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Volume377
Issue number1843
Early online date13 Dec 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2022

Keywords

  • Cultural evolution
  • Cumulative culture
  • Collective cognition
  • Collective memory
  • Social learning
  • Culture

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