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The Cog in the Ratchet: Illuminating the Cognitive Mechanisms Generating Human Cumulative Culture

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Neural responses when learning spatial and object sequencing tasks via imitation

Author(s): Elizabeth Renner, Jessica P. White, Antonia F. de C. Hamilton, Francys Subiaul
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 13/8, 2018, Page(s) e0201619, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201619

In the jungle of cultural complexity

Published in: ISSN 1060-1538
DOI: 10.1002/evan.21724

Cumulative culture and explicit metacognition: a review of theories, evidence and key predictions

Author(s): Juliet Dunstone, Christine A. Caldwell
Published in: Palgrave Communications, Issue 4/1, 2018, ISSN 2055-1045
DOI: 10.1057/s41599-018-0200-y

Increasing population size can inhibit cumulative cultural evolution

Author(s): Nicolas Fay, Naomi De Kleine, Bradley Walker, Christine A. Caldwell
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019, Page(s) 201811413, ISSN 0027-8424
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1811413116

Identifying innovation in laboratory studies of cultural evolution: rates of retention and measures of adaptation

Author(s): Christine A. Caldwell, Hannah Cornish, Anne Kandler
Published in: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 371/1690, 2016, Page(s) 20150193, ISSN 0962-8436
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0193

Experimental Approaches to Studying Cumulative Cultural Evolution

Author(s): Christine A. Caldwell, Mark Atkinson, Elizabeth Renner
Published in: Current Directions in Psychological Science, Issue 25/3, 2016, Page(s) 191-195, ISSN 0963-7214
DOI: 10.1177/0963721416641049

Cultural diffusion in humans and other animals

Author(s): Andrew Whiten, Christine A Caldwell, Alex Mesoudi
Published in: Current Opinion in Psychology, Issue 8, 2016, Page(s) 15-21, ISSN 2352-250X
DOI: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2015.09.002

Using Experimental Research Designs to Explore the Scope of Cumulative Culture in Humans and Other Animals

Author(s): Christine A. Caldwell
Published in: Topics in Cognitive Science, 2018, ISSN 1756-8757
DOI: 10.1111/tops.12391

Squirrel monkey responses to information from social demonstration and individual exploration using touchscreen and object choice tasks

Author(s): Elizabeth Renner, Mark Atkinson, Christine A. Caldwell
Published in: PeerJ, Issue 7, 2019, Page(s) e7960, ISSN 2167-8359
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.7960

Human Teaching and Cumulative Cultural Evolution

Author(s): Christine A. Caldwell, Elizabeth Renner, Mark Atkinson
Published in: Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 2017, ISSN 1878-5158
DOI: 10.1007/s13164-017-0346-3