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Wallace, a platform for experimental cultural evolution

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Wallace is a platform for conducting research on experimental cultural evolution. Its namesake is Alfred Russel Wallace, a British naturalist and the oft-ignored codiscoverer of evolution by natural selection. You can use Wallace to create new experiments or to reproduce existing experiments.


  • Runs experiments on experimental cultural evolution

  • Coordinates participant recruitment using Mechanical Turk

  • Demos of common experimental paradigms


To install Wallace, see Developing Wallace (setup guide).


Documentation is available on the documentation website.



If you are having issues, please let us know. We run a users group at


The project is licensed under the MIT license.

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