sábado, 12 de marzo de 2016

Genes, memes and temes. The fascinating world of memetic.

Even coined by Richard Dawkins in his The Selfish Gene, back in 1976, the term meme (and its derivative memetic, among others), has been broadly spread by the British psychologist Susan Blackmore, especially in her book The Meme Machine (1999).
Memetic offers a new approach to the nature-nurture debate, which has been one of the main subjects in our Unit 4.
It is absolutely worth seeing this short lecture, given by Blackmore in California in 2008:


Other interesting sources could be the following:


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