Edinburgh Research Explorer

Kenny Smith

Personal Chair of Evolutionary Linguistics

  1. 2011
  2. Learning bias, cultural evolution of language, and the biological evolution of the language faculty

    Smith, K., 2011, In: Human Biology. 83, 2, p. 261-78 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. 2010
  4. Eliminating unpredictable variation through iterated learning

    Smith, K. & Wonnacott, E., Sep 2010, In: Cognition. 116, 3, p. 444-449 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Learning Times for Large Lexicons Through Cross-Situational Learning

    Blythe, R. A., Smith, K. & Smith, A. D. M., May 2010, In: Cognitive Science. 34, 4, p. 620-642 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference

    Smith, A. (ed.), Schouwstra, M. (ed.), de Boer, B. (ed.) & Smith, K. (ed.), Mar 2010, Singapore: World Scientific Press. 552 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  7. 2009
  8. Iterated learning in populations of Bayesian agents

    Smith, K., 2009, Proceedings of the 31th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society . Taatgen, N. A. & van Rijn, H. (eds.). Austin, TX, p. 697-702

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

  9. Reconsidering human cross-situational learning capacities: A revision to Yu & Smith's (2007) experimental paradigm.

    Smith, K., Smith, A. & Blythe, R., 2009, Proceedings of the 31th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society . Taatgen, N. A. & van Rijn, H. (eds.). Austin, TX, p. 2711-2716

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

  10. The role of Gestalt principles in the acquisition of non-adjacent dependencies in linguistic and non-linguistic sequences

    Sturm, J. A. & Smith, K., 2009, Proceedings of the 31th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Taatgen, N. A. & van Rijn, H. (eds.). Austin, TX, p. 183-188

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

  11. 2008
  12. Cultural evolution: implications for understanding the human language faculty and its evolution

    Smith, K. & Kirby, S., 12 Nov 2008, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 363, 1509, p. 3591-3603 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Introduction. Cultural transmission and the evolution of human behaviour

    Smith, K., Kalish, M. L., Griffiths, T. L. & Lewandowsky, S., 12 Nov 2008, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 363, 1509, p. 3469-3476 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. The brain plus the cultural transmission mechanism determine the nature of language

    Smith, K., Kirby, S. & Smith, A. D. M., Oct 2008, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 5, p. 533-+ 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

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