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Unformatted text preview: Some prediction suggested by this intelligence-through-culture hypothesis are that the most intelligent animals are also more likely to live in populations in which the entire group routinely adopts innovation introduced by the members. Another important prediction is that the propensities for innovation and social learning must have coevolved. It has been found that primate species who show more evidence of innovation are also those that show the most evidence for social learning. Once we wre human ( in evolution) cultural history began to interact with innate ability to improve performance. 150,000 years after the origin of our own species, human symbolism (art, music, burial gifts) were wide spread. The explosion of technology in the past 10,000 years show that cultural inputs can unleash limitless accomplishments, all with Stone Age brains. Culture can indeed build a new minds from an old brain....
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- Spring '09