NLM Logo

Cultural Evolution MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cultural Evolution
Tree Number(s)
I01.076.201.450.370
Unique ID
D003468
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003468
Scope Note
The continuous developmental process of a culture from simple to complex forms and from homogeneous to heterogeneous qualities. It is the change of cultures over time. Research in cultural evolution tries to understand the causal relationships that shape and change human culture in both the long and the short term.
Entry Term(s)
Evolution, Cultural
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CULTURE 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under CULTURE 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2019/01/14

Allowable Qualifiers
Cultural Evolution Preferred
page delivered in 0.177s