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Another frame shift: From cultural transmission to cultural co-construction

  • Barbara J. King (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 February 2000

Laland et al.'s bidirectional model is a welcome starting point that can be enhanced by a full incorporation of systems thinking into its framework. Systems thinkers note that culture is not transmitted linearly in chunks but is co-constructed within subgroups. Niche construction, particularly among primates, should be studied primarily through the effects that social relationships have on selection pressures.

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