Alex Mesoudi

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Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Towards a unified science of cultural evolution
    Alex Mesoudi
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution and School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JP, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 29:329-47; discussion 347-83. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A bias for social information in human cultural transmission
    Alex Mesoudi
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK
    Br J Psychol 97:405-23. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Perspective: is human cultural evolution Darwinian? Evidence reviewed from the perspective of the Origin of Species
    Alex Mesoudi
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9JU, Scotland
    Evolution 58:1-11. 2004
  4. pmc Cultural traits as units of analysis
    Michael J O'Brien
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, 107 Swallow Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3797-806. 2010
  5. pmc Review. Establishing an experimental science of culture: animal social diffusion experiments
    Andrew Whiten
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3477-88. 2008
  6. pmc Culturally transmitted paternity beliefs and the evolution of human mating behaviour
    Alex Mesoudi
    School of Psychology and Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JP, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1273-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Ethics, evolution and culture
    Alex Mesoudi
    Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia, 227 6356 Agricultural Rd, Vancouver V6T 1Z2, BC, Canada
    Theory Biosci 127:229-40. 2008
  8. pmc Review. The multiple roles of cultural transmission experiments in understanding human cultural evolution
    Alex Mesoudi
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3489-501. 2008

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Towards a unified science of cultural evolution
    Alex Mesoudi
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution and School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JP, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 29:329-47; discussion 347-83. 2006
    ..It is argued that studying culture within a unifying evolutionary framework has the potential to integrate a number of separate disciplines within the social sciences...
  2. ncbi request reprint A bias for social information in human cultural transmission
    Alex Mesoudi
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK
    Br J Psychol 97:405-23. 2006
    ..It was therefore concluded that human cultural transmission is biased toward information concerning social interactions over equivalent non-social information...
  3. ncbi request reprint Perspective: is human cultural evolution Darwinian? Evidence reviewed from the perspective of the Origin of Species
    Alex Mesoudi
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9JU, Scotland
    Evolution 58:1-11. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Cultural traits as units of analysis
    Michael J O'Brien
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, 107 Swallow Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3797-806. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Review. Establishing an experimental science of culture: animal social diffusion experiments
    Andrew Whiten
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3477-88. 2008
    ..We survey the achievements of this work, its prospects for the future and its relationship to diffusion studies with humans discussed in this theme issue and elsewhere...
  6. pmc Culturally transmitted paternity beliefs and the evolution of human mating behaviour
    Alex Mesoudi
    School of Psychology and Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JP, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1273-8. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Ethics, evolution and culture
    Alex Mesoudi
    Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia, 227 6356 Agricultural Rd, Vancouver V6T 1Z2, BC, Canada
    Theory Biosci 127:229-40. 2008
    ..g. different cultural transmission mechanisms) and empirical methods (e.g. evolutionary game theory) that can significantly improve our understanding of human morality...
  8. pmc Review. The multiple roles of cultural transmission experiments in understanding human cultural evolution
    Alex Mesoudi
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3489-501. 2008
    ....