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Replicators, lineages, and interactors


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Taylor, D. and Bryson, J.J., 2014. Replicators, lineages, and interactors. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37 (3), pp. 276-277.

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    Abstract

    The target article argues that whole groups can act as interactors in an evolutionary process. We believe that Smaldino's discussion would be advanced by a more thorough analysis of the appropriate replicators and lineages for this model. We show that cultural evolution is necessarily a separate process from cultural group selection, and we also illustrate that the two processes may influence each other as demonstrated by an agent-based model of communicating food-processing skills.

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    Item Type Articles
    CreatorsTaylor, D.and Bryson, J.J.
    DOI10.1017/S0140525X1300304X
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    DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Computer Science
    Research CentresMedia Technology Research Centre
    Centre for Mathematical Biology
    Publisher Statementbbs_smaldino_1.pdf: This is the author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Cambridge University Press and available via: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X1300304X
    RefereedYes
    StatusPublished
    ID Code40484

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