'meme' as 'behavior pattern'

t (christopher_l._turner@hud.gov)
Fri, 13 Mar 98 11:37:00 -0500

From: <christopher_l._turner@hud.gov>
Message-Id: <9803138898.AA889806727@hudsmtphq.hud.gov>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 98 11:37:00 -0500
To: <memetics@mmu.ac.uk>
Subject: 'meme' as 'behavior pattern'

Can anyone refer me to any references to the tranmissions of 'behavior
patterns', or 'personality traits', as an interpretation of 'memes'?
For example, children tend to 'mimic' the behavior of their parents;
speach patterns, dress, mannerisms of peer groups, 'cliques', etc.
If we extend the definition of 'behavior' to include a person's
'thinking patterns' then this is apparently what we are looking at
when we refer to 'memes'. Comments?

Thanks,
Chris

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