Monday, May 10, 1999 11:38 AM Prof Tim wrote:
>memetic transfer has more to do with the behaviors of social animals in
>general then with just humans or with human language. In fact, I'm
>to feel that language is a highly overrated add-on that simply lies over
>social interactions rather than as a source for them.
It's long been my belief that language comprises only about 10% of communication. It logically follows that memetic transfer would occur in a similar manner of non-verbal communication. I suppose it would be more apparent with children, since their verbal communication skills are so much less developed.