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The Coevolution of Biology and Culture

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Could it be that more than just biology is involved in the evolutionary process? In this fourth video of the series “Emergent Evolution, Spirituality and God,” Philip Clayton shares the concept of coevolution, the idea that cultural and biological forces both play a role in determining the broader trajectory of living organisms. Through the phenomenon of social learning—that is, being taught new skills by friends and relatives that are not genetically programmed—we begin to see that evolution includes social and cultural influences as well

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