Gene-culture coevolution does not replace standard evolutionary theory

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (1):146-146 (2000)
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Though the target article is not without fertile suggestions, at least two problems limit its overall validity: (1) the extended gene-culture coevolutionary framework is not an alternative to standard evolutionary theory; (2) the proposed model does not explain how much time is necessary for selective pressure to determine the stabilization of a new aspect of the genotype.



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