Edinburgh Research Explorer

Kenny Smith

Personal Chair of Evolutionary Linguistics

  1. Minimal requirements for the emergence of learned signalling

    Spike, M., Stadler, K., Kirby, S. & Smith, K., 14 Mar 2016, In: Cognitive Science.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  2. Mixed-complexity artificial grammar learning in humans and macaque monkeys: Evaluating learning strategies

    Wilson, B., Smith, K. & Petkov, C., Mar 2015, In: European Journal of Neuroscience. 41, 5, p. 568-578

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Momentum in language change: A model of self-actuating s-shaped curves

    Stadler, K., Blythe, R., Smith, K. & Kirby, S., 28 Nov 2016, In: Language Dynamics and Change. 6, 2, p. 171-198

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Momentum-based language change: A non-adaptive model of directional selection

    Stadler, K., Blythe, R., Smith, K. & Kirby, S., May 2014, The Evolution of Language. Cartmill, E., Roberts, S., Lyn, H. & Cornish, H. (eds.). World Scientific Press, p. 525-526

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

  5. Motivated vs. conventional systematicity: Implications for language learning and the structure of the lexicon

    Nielsen, A., Kirby, S. & Smith, K., May 2014, The Evolution of Language. Cartmill, E., Roberts, S., Lyn, H. & Cornish, H. (eds.). World Scientific Press, p. 497-498

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

  6. Natural Selection and Cultural Selection in the Evolution of Communication

    Smith, K., 1 Jan 2002, In: Adaptive Behavior. 10, 1, p. 25-45 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Natural selection for communication favours the cultural evolution of linguistic structure.

    Smith, K. & Kirby, S., 2008, The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference. Smith, A. D. M., Smith, K. & Ferrer i Cancho, R. (eds.). Singapore: World Scientific Press, p. 283-290

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  8. Non-adjacent dependency learning in humans and other animals

    Wilson, B., Spierings, M., Ravignani, A., Mueller, J., Mintz, T., Wijnen, F., van der Kant, A., Smith, K. & Rey, A., 8 Sep 2018, In: Topics in Cognitive Science. p. 1-16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Perspective-taking is spontaneous but not automatic

    O'grady, C., Scott-Phillips, T., Lavelle, S. & Smith, K., 28 Jul 2020, In: Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Psychobiological responses to critically evaluated multitasking

    Wetherell, M., Craw, O., Smith, K. & Smith, M. A., 10 May 2017, In: Neurobiology of Stress. 7, p. 68-73 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review