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HEADWORD: cultural complexity n.


VERB/NOUN: account for, avoid, be, be associated with, be based on, be correlated to, deal with, decrease, define, depend on, develop, emerge, evolve, grow with, increase, maintain, need, predict, reduce, refer to, reflect, result in, understand;


ADJECTIVE/ADVERB: enormous, high, low;


EXAMPLES:a large population size may be a prerequisite for the evolution of cultural complexity; we used a dual‑task computer game to show that cultural evolution strongly depends on population size, as players in larger groups maintained higher cultural complexity;


SYNONYMS: cultural trait diversity, human cumulative culture, swarm intelligence;

GERMAN: kulturelle Komplexitšt/ Differenziertheit;