• Japanese Canadi
  • The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC, Japanese: 日系文化会館 Nikkei Bunka Kaikan) is a Japanese cultural centre located in the Don Mills neighbourhood in the former city of North York of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on the west side of the Don Valley Parkway just north of Eglinton Avenue. (wikipedia.org)
  • framework
  • In this review I propose that cultural evolution theory, including both a sophisticated view of human behavior and a methodological attitude to modeling and quantitative analysis, provides a useful framework to study the effects and the developments of media in the digital age. (frontiersin.org)
  • I will first give a general presentation of the cultural evolution framework, and I will then introduce this more specific research program with two illustrative topics. (frontiersin.org)
  • Here, I will not attempt a review of the existing literature, but I will propose that a specific scientific field, cultural evolution, could provide a suitable framework to analyse how the massive diffusion of digital media influences human cultural behavior. (frontiersin.org)
  • Current research projects include: The Stones of Stonehenge Rapa Nui Landscapes of Construction Cultural Evolution of Neolithic Europe Imperial Logistics: The Making of the Terracotta Army In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the Institute of Archaeology received the top score of 100% 4* for the excellence of its research environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Behavioral
  • Because the religious beliefs distributed in a population are relevant to their behavioral strategies and fine-tuned by natural selection, cross-cultural representations of gods and their characteristics are hypothesized to address ecologically relevant challenges. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diversity
  • Politically Sauer was a conservative[citation needed], but expressed concern about the way that modern capitalism and centralized government were destroying the cultural diversity and environmental health of the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • McElreath R, Boyd R (2007) Mathematical Models of Social Evolution. (springer.com)
  • Social learning underlies many aspects of the cultural control of sports, and sports have evolved new cultural functions more-or-less unrelated to mate choice as cultural evolution itself became important in humans. (jhu.edu)
  • The French sociologist Gabriel Tarde wrote in 1888: "We may call it social evolution when an invention quietly spreads through imitation. (changelog.ca)
  • Using large database and online experiments, the project will study the evolution of emotional displays in European paintings from the late Middle Ages to modern times and will test whether economic development can account for the evolution of social features such as trustworthiness, agreeableness or dominance. (cognitionandculture.net)
  • Gestures are culture-specific and can convey very different meanings in different social or cultural settings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Applications include the origin of life, the development of multicellular organisms, knowledge, culture, and societies, and the impact of information and communication technologies on present and future social evolution. (wikipedia.org)
  • texts
  • Did the writers of the oldest biblical texts have words in their cultural lexicon to correspond to our words such as "mind" or "imagination" or "belief? (amazon.com.br)
  • studies
  • Borgerhoff Mulden M, Nunn CL, Towner MC (2006) Macroevolutionary studies of cultural trait transmission. (springer.com)
  • Redefining Translation and Interpretation in Cultural Evolution is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on culture-oriented translation and interpretation studies in the contemporary globalized society. (iatis.org)
  • It is currently one of the largest centres for the study of archaeology, cultural heritage and museum studies in the world, with over 100 members of staff and 600 students housed in a 1950s building on the north side of Gordon Square in the Bloomsbury area of Central London. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • The King and I , Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical currently receiving a revival production by Lincoln Center, has been subject to several casting controversies over the years that ultimately led to an evolution in the way the piece is produced. (playbill.com)
  • account
  • First, contrary to the generative account of parameter setting, we show that the evolution of only a few word-order features of languages are strongly correlated. (cognitionandculture.net)
  • view
  • These findings support the view that-at least with respect to word order-cultural evolution is the primary factor that determines linguistic structure, with the current state of a linguistic system shaping and constraining future states. (cognitionandculture.net)
  • Arts
  • He was a member of the Art Commission of Philadelphia and served on the boards of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the Cultural Fund, the Avenue of the Arts, the Center for Cultural Innovation, the Chamber of Commerce, the Preservation Alliance and the Mayor's Planning Commission for Arts and Culture in Los Angeles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Different
  • A single emblematic gesture can have very different significance in different cultural contexts, ranging from complimentary to highly offensive. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • The institutions Goldberg examines and claims to be universal among all known societies are patriarchy (men dominating higher hierarchical positions), male attainment (activities which provide higher status are related to male physiology) and male dominance (cultural expectation of male leadership and control). (wikipedia.org)
  • wide
  • Although, digital media started to be developed with the creation of digital computers in the 1940s, their wide cultural impact can be traced back only to two or three decades, with the widespread diffusion of personal computers and especially the internet ( Briggs and Burke, 2009 ). (frontiersin.org)