Akazawa, Takeru

Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans Volume 1

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Yoshihiro Nishiaki, Kenichi Aoki, Takeru Akazawa

Part I. Archaeology of Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans

2. Neanderthals and Modern Humans Across Eurasia
Ofer Bar-Yosef

3. Neandertal-Modern Human Contact in Western Eurasia: Issues of Dating, Taxonomy, and Cultural Associations
João Zilhão

4. Issues of Chronological and Geographical Distributions of Middle and Upper Palaeolithic Cultural Variability in the Levant and Implications for the Learning Behavior of Neanderthals and Homo sapiens

Seiji Kadowaki

5. The Middle to Upper Paleolithic Transition in Siberia: Three Regional Sketches for Replacement
Hirofumi Kato

6. Cultural Transmission, Institutional Continuity and the Persistence of the Mousterian
Steven L. Kuhn

7. Cultural and Biological Transformations in the Middle Pleistocene Levant: A View from Qesem Cave, Israel
Ran Barkai, Avi Gopher

Part II. Learning Behaviors in Prehistoric and Modern Hunter-Gatherers

8. The Evolutionary Development of Learning and Teaching Strategies in Human Societies
Hideaki Terashima

9. Using Lithic Refitting to Investigate the Skill Learning Process: Lessons from Upper Paleolithic Assemblages at the Shirataki Sites in Hokkaido, Northern Japan
Jun Takakura

10. “Gifting” As a Means of Cultural Transmission: The Archaeological Implications of Bow-and-Arrow Technology in Papua New Guinea
Yoshihiro Nishiaki

11. “Ekeloko” The Spirit to Create: Innovation and Social Learning Among Aka Adolescents of the Central African Rainforest
Bonnie Hewlett

Part III. Human-Specific Learning Strategies and Cultural Evolution

12. Determinants of Cultural Evolutionary Rates
Kenichi Aoki

13. Exploring Cultural Niche Construction from the Paleolithic to Modern Hunter-Gatherers
Nicole Creanza, Laurel Fogarty, Marcus W. Feldman

14. The Effects of Cross-Boundary Rituals on Cultural Innovation
Shiro Horiuchi, Sachiko Kubota

15. A Simulation Study on the Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans in Europe: Implications of Climate Change, Cultural Diversification, and the Shape of the Continent
Yutaka Kobayashi

16. Cultural Evolution and Learning Strategies in Hominids
Wataru Nakahashi

17. A Mathematical Model of Cultural Interactions Between Modern and Archaic Humans
Wataru Nakahashi

18. A Perspective on Evolutionary Models of Learning Strategies
Joe Yuichiro Wakano

Keywords: Social Sciences, Anthropology, Regional and Cultural Studies, Archaeology

Publication year
Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans Series
Page amount
10 pages

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