Evolution of teaching and social learning, cultural transmission, cultural variation in developmental, cultural evolution, (field) research methods, Fiji and Oceania.
Kline, M.A., R. Shamsudheen, T. Broesch. (Invited, in preparation). Does working with culture work out in Developmental Psychology? In issue: Bridging cultural gaps: Interdisciplinary studies in human cultural evolution, Philosophical Transactions B. Eds: N. Creanza, O. Kolodny, M. Feldman.
Kline, M.A. 2016. TEACH: An Ethogram-based Method to Observe and Record Teaching Behavior. Field Methods. doi: 10.1177/1525822X16669282
Kline, M.A. 2015. How to learn about teaching: An evolutionary framework for the study of teaching behavior in humans and other animals. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38, epub, 1-71. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X14000090
Waring, T., M.A. Kline, J. Brooks, S. Goff, J. Gowdy, P. Smaldino, J. Jacquet, M. Janssen. 2015. A multilevel cultural evolutionary theory of sustainability. Ecology and Society, 20(2): 569-58. doi: 10.5751/ES-07634-200234
Kline, M.A., R. Boyd, J. Henrich. 2013. Teaching and the life history of cultural transmission in Fijian villages. Human Nature, 24(4): 351-374. doi: 10.1007/s12110-013-9180-1
Kline, M.A., R. Boyd. 2010. Population size predicts technological complexity in Oceania. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 277: 2559–2564. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0452
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