Rachel Harrison

Rachel is the ESLR Journal Secretary. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Lausanne, studying social learning biases in children from a comparative perspective. If you would like to contact Rachel about contributing to Cultured Scene, she can be reached at journalsec2@eslrsociety.org
Interviews

Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age

Cultured Scene interviews Alberto Acerbi about his new book, Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age.

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Interviews

Forager Child Studies: An Interdisciplinary Research Collective

Forager Child Studies is a research collective founded by early-career researchers. Cultured Scene interviewed some of its members to find out more about FCS’s goals and achievements.

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Digging for Victory

Alba Motes Rodrigo discusses her recent publication with Cultured Scene.

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How Research Works

Work-Life Balance

Our resident Agony Aunt offers guidance on the key questions bothering early-career researchers, with additional advice crowd-sourced from Twitter. In this edition: Work-life (or, life-work) balance!

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The Spread of Amphorae Design

Simon Carrignon and María Coto spoke to Cultured Scene about their new research examining the spread of amphora production techniques in 1st-3rd century Spain. Cultured Scene: Your project used modelling to examine the potential social learning mechanisms at work in the production of amphorae in Spain in the 1st to 3rd centuries AD. Can you […]

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Conference Reports
Events, Places and People

Comparative and cross-cultural psychology at CES Tempe

Presentations given at this year’s CES conference in Tempe, Arizona, covered a broad range of fields and subjects. Of most interest to me were the increase in talks regarding non-human research, and the increase in talks on cross-cultural psychological research. Comparative research was showcased strongly, and went far beyond the chimpanzee-centric, or even primate-centric, approach […]

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News

UK Higher Education Strikes

Expecting a major cut to their pensions got thousands of UK university staff on the street. In February and March 2018, staff at 64 UK universities participated in strike action in protest against proposed changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme. The strike was the longest-ever in UK higher education history, and an estimated 42,000 staff […]

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Communicating in Colors

Cultured Scene interviewed Thomas Müller about his recently launched phone app. CS: How does the Color Game app work – how do users play the Color Game, and what is the ‘aim of the game’ from the user’s point of view? TM: In essence, it is a standard referential communication task – the goal for […]

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