Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/27985
Appears in Collections:Psychology Journal Articles
Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: In the jungle of cultural complexity
Author(s): Wilks, Charlotte Elizabeth Holmes
Blakey, Kirsten H
Contact Email: c.e.wilks1@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: 26-Sep-2018
Citation: Wilks CEH & Blakey KH (2018) In the jungle of cultural complexity (Forthcoming/Available Online). Evolutionary Anthropology. https://doi.org/10.1002/evan.21724
Abstract: First paragraph: The jungle—an area overgrown with dense forest and tangled vegetation—is not unlike the concept of complexity within cultural evolutionary research. The notion of complexity has been used across many branches of cultural evolutionary research to describe and explain key concepts, such as cumulative cultural evolution (CCE) and "complex" cognition. However, whilst interest from diverse research areas has enriched the literature, it has also led to a dense network of inconsistencies, which need to be addressed. What are researchers from different areas trying to describe and capture when they refer to "complexity"? The Culture Conference 2018 aimed to provide a platform in which researchers from different disciplines could further integrate their ideas and begin to untangle their views on the relevance and use of this concept.
DOI Link: 10.1002/evan.21724
Rights: This item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.
Notes: Output Status: Forthcoming/Available Online

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
CWilks_author_version_2018.pdfFulltext - Accepted Version528.84 kBAdobe PDFView/Open



This item is protected by original copyright



Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact library@stir.ac.uk providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.