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Social complexity as a proximate and ultimate factor in communicative complexity.

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The 'social complexity hypothesis' for communication posits that groups with complex social systems require more complex communicative systems to regulate interactions and relations among group members. Complex social systems, compared with simple social systems, are those in which individuals frequently interact in many different contexts with many different individuals, and often repeatedly interact with many of the same individuals in networks over time. Complex communicative systems, comp...

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10.1098/rstb.2011.0213

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Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
367
Issue:
1597
Pages:
1785-1801
Publication date:
2012-07-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
URN:
uuid:5bdb8cf3-71b9-4e86-9834-c2d131f2856c
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346742
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pubs:346742

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