Folktale transmission in the arctic provides evidence for high bandwidth social learning among hunter–gatherer groups

Evolution and Human Behavior Vol/Iss. 37(1) Elsevier Published In Pages: 47-53
By Ross, Robert M., Atkinson, Quentin D.


The folktale inventories of groups that diverged more recently will exhibit greater similarity than those of groups that diverged less recently (49).


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