Systems from Sequences: an Iterated Learning Account of the Emergence of Systematic Structure in a Non-Linguistic Task

Hannah Cornish, Kenny Smith, Simon Kirby

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Abstract

Systematicity is a basic property of language and other culturally transmitted behaviours. Utilising a novel experimental task consisting of initially independent sequence learning trials, we demonstrate that systematicity can unfold gradually via the process of cultural transmission.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Cogsci 2013
Pages340-345
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-9768318-9-1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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