Memetics is a neo-Darwinian approach to evolutionary models of cultural information transfer based on the concept of the meme, which can be defined as any unit of cultural information, such as a practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another.
Collection of links and essays about memes: ideas and concepts viewed as living organisms. Includes sections on memetic theory, examples and applications, controversial issues, a lexicon and a brief bibliography.
The text that started off the science of memetics.
Essay/review of The Electric Meme: A New Theory of How We Think.
FAQ, links, and a bookstore. (By Richard Brodie, author of the popular book on memetics, "Virus of the Mind".)
A detailed site maintained by the psychologist and memeticist Susan Blackmore.
Blog discussing what memes are, what can we do with them, who controls who, what drives them and are memes real?
A meme is a cognitive or behavioral pattern that can be transmitted from one individual to another one. References, links.
A senior thesis on memetic selection criteria.
Information from Wikipedia on this neo-Darwinian approach to evolutionary models of cultural information transfer based on the concept of the meme.
Explores the nature of a meme, memetic theory and culture relating to evolution.
The main criticism that can be raised against the memetic approach is that memes are difficult to define. What are the elements or units that make up a meme? Does a meme correspond to a complete symphony, or to a symphonic movement, a melody, a musical phrase, or even a single note?
Virus is a collection of mutually-supporting ideas (a meme-complex) encompassing philosophy, science, technology, politics, and religion.
Includes texts by Dr Susan Blackmore and links to other articles online.
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