Maxime Derex

Maxime Derex

Researcher, CNRS

Research interests

Cultural evolution
Social learning
Cumulative culture


Maxime Derex is a research scientist at CNRS and a member of IAST. His work is situated at the intersection of several disciplines including evolutionary anthropology and psychology and focuses on understanding how culture evolves. His central research theme concerns understanding the psychological and social processes involved in the production of increasingly complex technologies. His work has been published in interdisciplinary journals such as Nature, PNAS, Nature Communications and Nature Human Behaviour.


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