Anthropology- Individual and Social Learning

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Notes from an Anthropology course discussing individual and social learning, including: culture in other animals, types of social learning, cultural evolution, language, technology and subsistence, symbolic markers, cooperation, and socialization.

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Individual vs. social learning Culture: information stored in brains, institutions, and material goods that issocially transmitted and influences behaviorCulture in other animals Rituals Technology and foraging practices Songbirds and parrots: dialects of bird song Dolphins and whales: dialects Subsistence strategies: dolphin hunting Big brains, highly social Tends not to be cumulative in other speciesSocial learning Imitation- learning by watching it done High fidelity social transmission- tradition, guided modification, with orwithout teaching
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