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

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Cogsci 2013
Pages340-345
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-9768318-9-1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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.

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