Beyond universals and particulars in language .
Dependency length minimization and its limits: a possible role for a probabilistic version of the Final-Over-Final Condition .
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Child-directed speech is optimized for syntax-free semantic inference .
Assessing joint commitment as a process in great apes .
Chimpanzees combine pant hoots with food calls into larger structures .
Whole Genome Sequencing of a 900-year-old Human Skeleton Supports Two Past Migration Events from the Russian Far East to Northern Japan .
Genome Biology and Evolution:Epub ahead of print
Maternal speech decreases pain scores and increases oxytocin levels in preterm infants during painful procedures .
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Exploring correlations in genetic and cultural variation across language families in northeast Asia .
Contact-tracing in cultural evolution: a Bayesian mixture model to detect geographic areas of language contact .
Journal of the Royal Society Interface
Trade-offs between vocal accommodation and individual recognisability in common marmoset vocalizations .
A novel non-linguistic audio-visual learning paradigm to test the cognitive correlates of learning rate .
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society
Multicomponent and multisensory communicative acts in orang-utans may serve different functions .
Bilateral age-related atrophy in the planum temporale is associated with vowel discrimination difficulty in healthy older adults .
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Reply to comment on “Nonadjacent dependency processing in monkeys, apes, and humans” .
Lesser spot-nosed monkeys coordinate alarm call production with associated Campbell’s monkeys .
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
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Lexical measures as a proxy for bilingual language dominance? .
International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching
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From collocations to call-ocations: Using linguistic methods to quantify animal call combinations .
Processing Causatives in First Language Acquisition: A Computational Approach .
Proceedings of the 45th Boston University Conference on Child Language Development
The rise of affectivism .
Nat Hum Behav
Appositive possession in Ainu and around the Pacific .
Child-language corpora .
In: Paquot, Magali; Gries, Stefan. A Practical Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. Switzerland: Springer
A Bayesian Interpretation of the Light Gated Recurrent Unit .
ICASSP 2021 - 2021 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)
, pp. 2965-2969
The ABC of social learning: Affect, Behaviour and Cognition .
Age-related rhythmic variations: The role of syllable intensity variability .
TRANEL - Travaux neuchâtelois de linguistique
Why do chimpanzees have diverse behavioral repertoires yet lack more complex cultures? Invention and social information use in a cumulative task .
Evolution and Human Behavior
Contribution of acoustic analysis to the detection of vocoid epenthesis in apraxia of speech and other motor speech disorders .
The rise and fall of rapid occipito-temporal sensitivity to letters: Transient specialization through elementary school .
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Neurodevelopment of the incentive network facilitates motivated behaviour from adolescence to adulthood .
On the relationship between tinnitus distress, cognitive performance and aging .
Progress in Brain Research
Does learning to read affect naming skills? Insights from ERPs during letter and picture naming tasks .
Songbirds are excellent auditory discriminators, irrespective of age and experience .
Multilingual Language Models Predict Human Reading Behavior .
Selective attention modulates neural envelope tracking of informationally masked speech in healthy older adults .
Hum Brain Mapp
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Pluralism about practical reasons and reason explanations .
Filling in the gaps: Acoustic gradation increases in the vocal ontogeny of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) .
American Journal of Primatology
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Children’s reasoning about the efficiency of others’ actions: The development of rational action prediction .
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
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Contact-tracing in cultural evolution: A Bayesian mixture model to detect geographic areas of language contact .
BioRxiv 2021.03.31.437731 (preprint)
The function of chimpanzee greeting calls is modulated by their acoustic variation. .
Interpretability of statistical approaches in speech and language neuroscience .
Recursive Non-Autoregressive Graph-to-Graph Transformer for Dependency Parsing with Iterative Refinement .
Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Marmoset monkeys overcome dyadic social dilemmas while avoiding mutual defection .
The relationship between EEG and fMRI connectomes is reproducible across simultaneous EEG-fMRI studies from 1.5T to 7T .
The extent and degree of utterance-final word lengthening in spontaneous speech from 10 languages .
Do marmosets understand others' conversations? A thermography approach .
WikiFlash: Generating Flashcards from Wikipedia Articles .
AAAI 2021 Workshop on AI Education - 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
Brain dynamics of (a)typical reading development-a review of longitudinal studies .
NPJ science of learning
Imagined speech can be decoded from low- and cross-frequency features in perceptual space .
BioRxiv, 2021.01.26.428315 (preprint)
Neural signatures of syntactic variation in speech planning .
Use of the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) for Processing Free Text in Health Care: Systematic Scoping Review .
Journal of medical Internet research
Sensitivity and specificity of an acoustic- and perceptual-based tool for assessing motor speech disorders in French: the MonPaGe-screening protocol .
Clinical linguistics & phonetics
Wild-captive contrasts in non-vocal communicative repertoires and functional specificity in orang-utans .
BioRxiv, 2021.01.19.426493 (preprint)
Intentional communication: solving methodological issues to assigning first‐order intentional signalling .
Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society
Higher social tolerance in wild versus captive common marmosets: the role of interdependence .
Can Bayesian phylogeography reconstruct migrations and expansions in linguistic evolution? .
Royal Society Open Science
Covert Speech Comprehension Predicts Recovery From Acute Unresponsive States .
Annals of Neurology
Bonobos engage in joint commitment .
Minds, Brains, and Capacities: Situated Cognition and Neo-Aristotelianism .
Frontiers in Psychology
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11 Flexibility in Great Ape Vocal Production .
Chimpanzees in Context, edited by Lydia M. Hopper and Stephen R. Ross, Chicago: University of Chicago Press
Use and Function of Multi-Articulator Versus Multi-Sensory Acts in the Close-Range Communication of Orang-Utans .
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Word stress processing integrates phonological abstraction with lexical access – An ERP study .
Journal of Neurolinguistics
Flexibility in wild infant chimpanzee vocal behavior .
Journal of Language Evolution
Dynamics of Word Production in the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood .
Neurobiology of Language
North and South in the ancient Central Andes: Contextualizing the archaeological record with evidence from linguistics and molecular anthropology .
Journal of Anthropological Archaeology
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 .
Plant & Cell Physiology:Epub ahead of print.
How apes get into and out of joint actions .
Nonadjacent dependency processing in monkeys, apes, and humans .
Age-Specific Effects of Lexical-Semantic Networks on Word Production .
Microstate ERP Analyses to Pinpoint the Articulatory Onset in Speech Production .
Morphological structure can escape reduction effects from mass admixture of second language speakers .
Studies in Language:Epub ahead of print
Visual word form processing deficits driven by severity of reading impairments in children with developmental dyslexia .
Numeral classifiers and number marking in Indo-Iranian: A phylogenetic approach .
Language Dynamics and Change:Epub ahead of print
Individual differences in peripheral hearing and cognition reveal sentence processing differences in healthy older adult .
Frontiers in Neuroscience
Determinacy of Content: The Hard Problem about Animal Intentionality .
Harvard Review of Philosophy
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A Phonology-based Approach for Isolated Sign Production Assessment in Sign Language .
In Companion Publication of the 2020 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI '20 Companion). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA
A machine learning approach to infant distress calls and maternal behaviour of wild chimpanzees .
Dwarf mongoose alarm calls: investigating a complex non-human animal call .
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences
An exploration of Menzerath's law in wild mountain gorilla vocal sequences .
Automatic Discrimination of Apraxia of Speech and Dysarthria using a Minimalistic Set of Handcrafted Features .
Lexical entrainment without conceptual pacts? Revisiting the matching task .
Journal of Memory and Language
The reliability of individual vocal signature varies across the bonobo's graded repertoire .
Development of Print-Speech Integration in the Brain of Beginning Readers With Varying Reading Skills .
Frontiers in human neuroscience
Investigating self-recognition in bonobos: mirror exposure reduces looking time to self but not unfamiliar conspecifics .
Selective enhancement of low-gamma activity by tACS improves phonemic processing and reading accuracy in dyslexia .
White-handed gibbons discriminate context-specific song compositions .
Case Syncretism, Animacy, and Word Order in Continental West Germanic: Neurolinguistic Evidence from a Comparative Study on Standard German, Zurich German, and Fering (North Frisian) .
Journal of Germanic Linguistics
Bound for Specific Sounds: Vocal Predisposition in Animal Communication .
Trends in cognitive sciences
The relationship between food calling and agonistic behaviour in wild chimpanzees .
Combining predictive coding and neural oscillations enables online syllable recognition in natural speech .
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The emergence of emotionally modern humans: implications for language and learning .
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
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