Definition of Cultural Transmission
Cultural Transmission Pronunciation
Syllabification: cul·tur·al trans·mis·sion
- American English – /kUHl-chuhr-ruhl trans-mIsh-uhn/
- British English – /kUHl-chuh-ruhl tranz-mIsh-uhn/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈkʌlʧərəl trænzˈmɪʃən/
- British English – /ˈkʌlʧərəl trænzˈmɪʃən/
- Plural: cultural transmissions
- A cultural object is called a meme, such as belief in a deity, the hula hoop, or a video game. Meme was coined by Richard Dawkins (born 1941) in The Selfish Gene (1976).
- Also called cultural transmission theory.
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