Centre for Cultural Evolution

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  • Book cover The dynamics of law-making: A world history 2018-12-06 Researchers at CEK have published a book on the world history of laws, giving a concrete and comprehensive example of cultural dynamics in action.
  • Co-authorship network in cultural evolution SU plays a key role in a growing research field on cultural change 2018-10-23 A study shows that the Centre for Cultural Evolution has a central role in a growing interdisciplinary field studying cultural change.
  • Why are humans so different from other animals? 2018-09-06 Why do humans drive cars and not chimpanzees? What explanations can be found in our prehistory? Watch a short introduction to our research programme on evolutionary transitions in humans.
  • Thinking about thinking 2018-03-19 Watch the presentations from an interdisciplinary two-day symposium on thinking in humans and other animals – what it is, how it works, how it evolved, and what sets human thinking apart from animal thinking.