Publications by authors named "Kenny Smith"

40Publications

Perspective-taking is spontaneous but not automatic.

Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 2020 Oct 28;73(10):1605-1628. Epub 2020 Jul 28.

School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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October 2020

Simplicity and informativeness in semantic category systems.

Cognition 2020 Sep 5;202:104289. Epub 2020 Jun 5.

Centre for Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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September 2020

Evolving artificial sign languages in the lab: From improvised gesture to systematic sign.

Cognition 2019 11 11;192:103964. Epub 2019 Jul 11.

Centre for Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh, 3 Charles Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AD, UK.

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November 2019

High-fidelity copying is not necessarily the key to cumulative cultural evolution: a study in monkeys and children.

Proc Biol Sci 2019 06 5;286(1904):20190729. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

2 Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, LPC UMR 7290 , 13331 Marseille , France.

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June 2019

The cognitive roots of regularization in language.

Cognition 2019 03 18;184:53-68. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Centre for Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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March 2019

Adult Learning and Language Simplification.

Cogn Sci 2018 11 15;42(8):2818-2854. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh.

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November 2018

How Culture and Biology Interact to Shape Language and the Language Faculty.

Authors:
Kenny Smith

Top Cogn Sci 2020 04 4;12(2):690-712. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Centre for Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh.

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April 2020

Contextual predictability shapes signal autonomy.

Cognition 2018 07 10;176:15-30. Epub 2018 Mar 10.

Centre for Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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July 2018

Michael John Rennie, MSc, PhD, FRSE, FHEA, 1946-2017: an appreciation of his work on protein metabolism in human muscle.

Am J Clin Nutr 2017 07 31;106(1):1-9. Epub 2017 May 31.

Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Biosciences and Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom (DJM, e-mail: Middlesex, United Kingdom (DH); Division of Cell Signalling and Immunology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom (HH and PT); and MRC Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom (PA, PG, and KS).

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July 2017

Psychobiological responses to critically evaluated multitasking.

Neurobiol Stress 2017 Dec 10;7:68-73. Epub 2017 May 10.

Psychobiology Research Group, Department of Psychology, Northumbria University Newcastle, UK.

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December 2017

Zipf's Law of Abbreviation and the Principle of Least Effort: Language users optimise a miniature lexicon for efficient communication.

Cognition 2017 08 8;165:45-52. Epub 2017 May 8.

Centre for Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Acquiring variation in an artificial language: Children and adults are sensitive to socially conditioned linguistic variation.

Cogn Psychol 2017 05 21;94:85-114. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, United Kingdom.

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May 2017

The Cultural Evolution of Structured Languages in an Open-Ended, Continuous World.

Cogn Sci 2017 May 7;41(4):892-923. Epub 2016 Apr 7.

School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh.

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May 2017

Culture shapes the evolution of cognition.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 Apr 4;113(16):4530-5. Epub 2016 Apr 4.

School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom.

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April 2016

Minimal Requirements for the Emergence of Learned Signaling.

Cogn Sci 2017 Apr 14;41(3):623-658. Epub 2016 Mar 14.

Language Evolution and Computation Research Unit, School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh.

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April 2017