Applying Cultural Evolution to Enhance Global Human Futures

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Applying Cultural Evolution to Enhance Global Human Futures

Five projects were selected in this theme. Read about each of them by clicking on the titles:

An innovation arms-race between parrots and humans? 
Principal Investigator: Lucy Aplin
Collective action and interdependence 
Principal Investigator: Nichola Raihani
Cultural evolution of conservation practices 
Principal Investigator: Thomas Currie
Institutional legacy and policy effectiveness 
Principal Investigator: Marco Fabbri
Two young adults struggle to overcome the pain of death of their father. Among the Luhya, it is common for the bereaved to carry flowers during the funeral service on the burial day. Behind them is a community counselor (an elderly woman) comforting them. Permission to use their image in this design was granted.
Traditional Luhya mourning rituals 
Principal Investigator: Stephen Asatsa

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