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Dataset Index

The NCCR Evolving Language offers the following datasets as open source downloads:

Proix, T., Delgado Saa, J., Christen, A., Martin, S., Pasley, B. N., Knight, R. T., … Giraud, A.-L. (2022). Imagined speech can be decoded from low- and cross-frequency intracranial EEG features. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5702872
Pasqualotto, A., Altarelli, I., De Angeli, A., Menestrina, Z., Bavelier, D., & Venuti, P. (2022). Enhancing reading skills through a video game mixing action mechanics and cognitive training. https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/4RZGC
Mansfield, J., Saldana, C., Hurst, P., Nordlinger, R., Stoll, S., Bickel, B., & Perfors, A. (2022). Category Clustering and Morphological Learning. Retrieved from https://osf.io/mwj54/
Egurtzegi, A., Blasi, D. E., Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., Laka, I., Meyer, M., Bickel, B., & Sauppe, S. (2022). Cross-linguistic differences in case marking shape neural power dynamics and gaze behavior during sentence planning. Retrieved from https://osf.io/s8tq5/
de Vevey, M., Bouchard, A., Soldati, A., & Zuberbühler, K. (2022). Thermal imaging reveals audience-dependent effects during cooperation and competition in wild chimpanzees. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.17136965.v1
Bouchard, A., & Zuberbühler, K. (2022). An intentional cohesion call in male chimpanzees of Budongo Forest. Retrieved from https://figshare.com/projects/An_intentional_cohesion_call_in_male_chimpanzees_of_Budongo_Forest/97508
You, G., Daum, M., & Stoll, S. (2021). Processing Causatives in First Language Acquisition: A Computational Approach. Retrieved from https://github.com/G-You/cds_adaptation
You, G., Bickel, B., Daum, M. M., & Stoll, S. (2021). Child-directed speech is optimized for syntax-free semantic inference. Retrieved from https://osf.io/hcj7y/?view_only=87bf26f2343c4a9ebc93d69aaaf6eddb
Sauppe, S., Choudhary, K. K., Giroud, N., Blasi, D. E., Norcliffe, E., Bhattamishra, S., … Bickel, B. (2021). Neural signatures of syntactic variation in speech planning. Retrieved from https://osf.io/uhtcn/
Wirsich, J., Jorge, J., Iannotti, G. R., Shamshiri, E. A., Grouiller, F., Abreu, R., … Vulliémoz, S. (2021). The relationship between EEG and fMRI connectomes is reproducible across simultaneous EEG-fMRI studies from 1.5T to 7T. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3905103). The 64Ch-1.5T raw data is publicly available at https://osf.io/94c5t/. The other raw data will be made available by request to SV (256Ch-3T), ALG (64Ch-3T) and JJ (64Ch-7T).
Ranacher, P., Neureiter, N., van Gijn, R., Sonnenhauser, B., Escher, A., Weibel, R., … Bickel, B. (2021). Contact-tracing in cultural evolution: a Bayesian mixture model to detect geographic areas of language contact. Retrieved from https://github.com/derpetermann/sbayes
Neureiter, N., Ranacher, P., van Gijn, R., Bickel, B., & Weibel, R. (2021). Can Bayesian phylogeography reconstruct migrations and expansions in linguistic evolution? https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4279082
Mohammadshahi, A., & Henderson, J. (2021). Recursive Non-Autoregressive Graph-to-Graph Transformer for Dependency Parsing with Iterative Refinement. Retrieved from https://github.com/idiap/g2g-transformer
Matsumae, H., Ranacher, P., Savage, P. E., Blasi, D. E., Currie, T. E., Koganebuchi, K., … Bickel, B. (2021). Exploring correlations in genetic and cultural variation across language families in northeast Asia. Retrieved from https://github.com/derpetermann/music_languages_genes
Sato, T., Adachi, N., Kimura, R., Hosomichi, K., Yoneda, M., Oota, H., … Ishida, H. (2021). Whole Genome Sequencing of a 900-year-old Human Skeleton Supports Two Past Migration Events from the Russian Far East to Northern Japan. Retrieved from The data underlying this article are available in the DDBJ Sequence Read Archive (DRA) at https://www.ddbj.nig.ac.jp/dra/index-e.html (last accessed August 25, 2021), and can be accessed with accession number DRA010743.
Miani, A., Hills, T., & Bangerter, A. (2021). LOCO: The 88-million-word language of conspiracy corpus. Retrieved from https://osf.io/snpcg/
Leroux, M., Bosshard, A. B., Chandia, B., Manser, A., Zuberbühler, K., & Townsend, S. W. (2021). Chimpanzees combine pant hoots with food calls into larger structures. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.14723493
Le Floch, A., Bouchard, A., Gallot, Q., & Zuberbühler, K. (2021). Lesser spot-nosed monkeys coordinate alarm call production with associated Campbell’s monkeys. Retrieved from https://figshare.com/projects/Lesser_spot-nosed_monkeys_coordinate_alarm_call_production_with_associated_Campbell_s_monkeys/98576
Jing, Y., Blasi, D., & Bickel, B. (2021). Dependency length minimization and its limits: a possible role for a probabilistic version of the Final-Over-Final Condition (to appear in Language). https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/A2JVW
Hollenstein, N., Pirovano, F., Zhang, C., Jäger, L., & Beinborn, L. (2021). Multilingual Language Models Predict Human Reading Behavior. Retrieved from https://github.com/DS3Lab/multilingual-gaze
Heesen, R., Zuberbühler, K., Bangerter, A., Iglesias, K., Rossano, F., Pajot, A., … Genty, E. (2021). Evidence of joint commitment in great apes’ natural joint actions. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.14891865
Gönül, G., & Paulus, M. (2021). Children’s reasoning about the efficiency of others’ actions: The development of rational action prediction. https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/EJ43P
Fröhlich, M., Bartolotta, N., Fryns, C., Wagner, C., Momon, L., Jaffrezic, M., … Schaik, C. P. van. (2021). Wild-captive contrasts in non-vocal communicative repertoires and functional specificity in orang-utans. Retrieved from https://github.com/MarlenF/repertoire-orang
Aguirre-Fernández, G., Barbieri, C., Graff, A., Pérez de Arce, J., Moreno, H., & Sánchez-Villagra, M. R. (2021). Cultural macroevolution of musical instruments in South America. Retrieved from https://github.com/chiarabarbieri/SouthAmerica_MusicInstruments
Fröhlich, M., Bartolotta, N., Fryns, C., Wagner, C., Momon, L., Jaffrezic, M., … van Schaik, C. P. (2021). Multicomponent and multisensory communicative acts in orang-utans may serve different functions. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4882719
Brügger, R. K., Willems, E. P., & Burkart, J. M. (2021). Do marmosets understand others’ conversations? A thermography approach. https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/BR95D
Bonvin, A., Brugger, L., & Berthele, R. (2021). Lexical measures as a proxy for bilingual language dominance? Retrieved from https://osf.io/vqe46/?view_only=61f5a453e1ee4629acf0fa52411af0b2
Widmer, M., Jenny, M., Behr, W., & Bickel, B. (2020). Morphological structure can escape reduction effects from mass admixture of second language speakers. Retrieved from https://osf.io/mt98r
Watson, S. K., Heesen, R., Hedwig, D., Robbins, M. M., & Townsend, S. W. (2020). An exploration of Menzerath’s law in wild mountain gorilla vocal sequences. Retrieved from https://osf.io/5u3jf/
Sokoliuk, R., Degano, G., Banellis, L., Melloni, L., Hayton, T., Sturman, S., … Cruse, D. (2020). Covert Speech Comprehension Predicts Recovery From Acute Unresponsive States. Retrieved from https://osf.io/wu2vy/
Watson, S. K., Burkart, J. M., Schapiro, S. J., Lambeth, S. P., Mueller, J. L., & Townsend, S. W. (2020). Nonadjacent dependency processing in monkeys, apes, and humans. Retrieved from https://osf.io/4m3gv/
Shorland, G., Genty, E., Guéry, J.-P., & Zuberbühler, K. (2020). Investigating self-recognition in bonobos: mirror exposure reduces looking time to self but not unfamiliar conspecifics. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.12608786.v1
Shimizu, K. K., Copetti, D., Okada, M., Wicker, T., Tameshige, T., Hatakeyama, M., … Handa, H. (2020). De Novo Genome Assembly of the Japanese Wheat Cultivar Norin 61 Highlights Functional Variation in Flowering Time and Fusarium Resistance Genes in East Asian Genotypes. Retrieved from The data are accessible at IPK, Germany, https://wheat.ipk-gatersleben.de/ (last accessed on Dec. 15, 2020), and BLAST server at the National Institute of Genetics, Japan, https://shigen.nig.ac.jp/wheat/komugi/about/norin61GenomeSequence.jsp (last accessed on Dec. 15, 2020). The gene annotation of the Fhb1 locus can be downloaded from https://de.cyverse.org/dl/d/6A85909D-942B-4C95-AEB8-7B5516680878/Fhb1_N61_340kbregion.tar.gz.
Marchesotti, S., Nicolle, J., Merlet, I., Arnal, L. H., Donoghue, J. P., & Giraud, A.-L. (2020). Selective enhancement of low-gamma activity by tACS improves phonemic processing and reading accuracy in dyslexia. Retrieved from https://osf.io/6j49q/
Hovsepyan, S., Olasagasti, I., & Giraud, A.-L. (2020). Combining predictive coding and neural oscillations enables online syllable recognition in natural speech. Retrieved from https://github.com/sevadah/precoss/tree/master/data_construction
Kurthen, I., Meyer, M., Schlesewsky, M., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2020). Individual differences in peripheral hearing and cognition reveal sentence processing differences in healthy older adults. Retrieved from https://osf.io/9qx8h/
Heesen, R., Bangerter, A., Zuberbühler, K., Rossano, F., Iglesias, K., Guéry, J.-P., & Genty, E. (2020). Bonobos engage in joint commitment. Retrieved from All data needed to evaluate the conclusions in the paper are present in the paper and/or the Supplementary Materials
Collier, K., Radford, A. N., Stoll, S., Watson, S. K., Manser, M. B., Bickel, B., & Townsend, S. W. (2020). Dwarf mongoose alarm calls: investigating a complex non-human animal call. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.c.5124519
Bangerter, A., Mayor, E., & Knutsen, D. (2020). Lexical entrainment without conceptual pacts? Revisiting the matching task. Retrieved from https://osf.io/a4m7k/
Andrieu, J., Penny, S. G., Bouchet, H., Malaivijitnond, S., Reichard, U. H., & Zuberbühler, K. (2020). White-handed gibbons discriminate context-specific song compositions. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.12363050.v1