Accumulation of independent cultural traits
2009 (English)In: Theoretical Population Biology, ISSN 0040-5809, Vol. 76, no 2, 77-83 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
In a species capable of (imperfect) social learning, how much culture can a population of a given size carry? And what is the relationship between the individual and the population? In the first study of these novel questions, here we develop a mathematical model of the accumulation of independent cultural traits in a finite population with overlapping generations.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. Vol. 76, no 2, 77-83 p.
Cultural evolution; Cultural accumulation; Bird song; Moran model
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-31496DOI: doi:10.1016/j.tpb.2009.04.006ISI: 000268737400001OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-31496DiVA: diva2:277411