Week 1 Lec 2
Why do we need theories? they narrow down ideas to help us explain the world
folk theory=everyday intuition about anything. we have a folk idea of what a theory is. it is
similar to the technical theory.
we need theories because we wanna expl
CS 100 week 6 lec 1
Signaling theory models the relationship between signals and qualities,
showing why certain signals are reliable and others are not
- For a signal to be reliable to be reliable, the costs of deceptively
CS100 week 3 lecture 2
Cultural phenomena is everywhere
Language, art, technology
Hitler finds out MJ has died
Whales catching fish (bubble feeding)
Whales do that for territorial communication function
Dolphins similarly make others a
Comm100 lec 1 week 3
Code model communication:
Info/message packaged upsend to a channel called
Info sourcetransmitternoise sourcereceiverdestination
2 diff ways to make
Models of Communication. by Claude Shannon
Information theory (A mathematical Theory of Communication (1948) Claude Shannon.
The engineering problem of the transmission of information over a noisy channel.
Source coding theorem: on average, the number of
Journal of Communication ISSN 0021-9916
A New Era of Minimal Effects? The Changing
Foundations of Political Communication
W. Lance Bennett1 & Shanto Iyengar2
1 Department of Communication, University of Washington
WHAT IS ART? A PRAGMATIC PERSPECTIVE
Thomas C. Scott-Phillips
In 1917 Marcel Duchamp purchased a standard-issue
urinal, signed it R. Mutt, rotated it 908 from its usual presentation, entitled it Fountain, and then submitted it to an
exhibition of the Soci
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Art and Human Nature
The concept of human nature unavoidably
implies the existence of nearly universal
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Can we measure memes?
Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK
Lisa M. Renzi, The University of
Evolutionary Theory and the
UltimateProximate Distinction in
the Human Behavioral Sciences
Perspectives on Psychological Science
The Author(s) 2011
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LECTURE ONE WHAT IS THEORY?
Why do we need theories? They narrow down ideas to help us explain the world.
We need theories because we want to explain and describe phenomenon in the world , but
mere observation is not sufficient. We are motivated to figure
LECTURE FOUR CULTURAL EVOLUTION
The main principle of the field of cultural evolution is that culture evolves in a Darwinian manner
that is, through a process of variation, competition, and inheritance.
Relative importance of different factors varies betw
LECTURE THREE Models of communication
What should a model of communication look like? Hes speaking of a physical representation.
What phenomena in the world apply? For example, Cells, Electrical circuits, Animal signals including
LECTURE TWO Levels of explanation in the behavioral sciences understanding human behavior
THE THREE PAGE PAPER GOES TO THIS LECTURE AS DOES THE ARTICLE FOR JAN 17
For any trait, one can describe it at multiple levels.
The proximateultimate distinction is