Key papers

This selection is a good start to get an idea of what we’re up to in the project. For more, scroll down for preprints or all publications.

Arkel, J. van, Woensdregt, M., Dingemanse, M., & Blokpoel, M. (2020). A simple repair mechanism can alleviate computational demands of pragmatic reasoning: simulations and complexity analysis. Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning. https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/2020.conll-1.14 Download
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Resource-rationality beyond individual minds: the case of interactive language use. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 43, 23–24. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X19001638 Download
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Between Sound and Speech: Liminal Signs in Interaction. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 53(1), 188–196. https://doi.org/10.1080/08351813.2020.1712967 Download
Woensdregt, M., & Dingemanse, M. (2020). Modelling the Role of Other-Initiated Repair in Facilitating the Emergence of Compositionality. In A. Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Martins, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13) (pp. 474–476). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 Download
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Preprints

Fresh stuff that is under review or in press currently. We welcome your feedback on this work!

Braak, L. van de, Dingemanse, M., Toni, I., Rooij, I. van, & Blokpoel, M. (2021). Computational challenges in explaining communication: How deep the rabbit hole goes. In Proceedings of CogSci 2021 (pp. 528–534). Cognitive Science Society. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/3wh5g Download
Dideriksen, C., Christiansen, M. H., Tylén, K., Dingemanse, M., & Fusaroli, R. (2020). Building common ground: Quantifying the interplay of mechanisms that promote understanding in conversations [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/a5r74 Download
Dingemanse, M. (2021). Interjections. In E. van Lier (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Word Classes.
Woensdregt, M., Spike, M., Haan, R. de, Wareham, T., Rooij, I. van, & Blokpoel, M. (2021). Why is scaling up models of language evolution hard? Proceedings of CogSci 2021, 209–215. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/d2h5c Download

Everything

This list includes all articles and preprints authored and co-authored by members supported by the project since its start in late 2018.

Woensdregt, M., Spike, M., Haan, R. de, Wareham, T., Rooij, I. van, & Blokpoel, M. (2021). Why is scaling up models of language evolution hard? Proceedings of CogSci 2021, 209–215. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/d2h5c Download
Woensdregt, M., Cummins, C., & Smith, K. (2020). A computational model of the cultural co-evolution of language and mindreading. Synthese. Download
Woensdregt, M., & Dingemanse, M. (2020). Modelling the Role of Other-Initiated Repair in Facilitating the Emergence of Compositionality. In A. Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Martins, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13) (pp. 474–476). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 Download
van Leeuwen, T. M., Wilsson, L., Norrman, H. N., Dingemanse, M., Bölte, S., & Neufeld, J. (2021). Perceptual processing links autism and synesthesia: A co-twin control study. Cortex, 145, 236–249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2021.09.016 Download
Rasenberg, M., Özyürek, A., & Dingemanse, M. (2020). Alignment in Multimodal Interaction: An Integrative Framework. Cognitive Science, 44(11). https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12911 Download
Rasenberg, M., Dingemanse, M., & Özyürek, A. (2020). Lexical and Gestural Alignment in Interaction and the Emergence of Novel Shared Symbols. In A. Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Martins, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13) (pp. 356–358). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 Download
Pouw, W., Dingemanse, M., Motamedi, Y., & Özyürek, A. (2021). A Systematic Investigation of Gesture Kinematics in Evolving Manual Languages in the Lab. Cognitive Science, 45(7), e13014. https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.13014 Download
Nielsen, A. K. S., & Dingemanse, M. (2021). Iconicity in Word Learning and Beyond: A Critical Review. Language and Speech, 64(1), 52–72. https://doi.org/10.1177/0023830920914339 Download
Kendrick, K. H., Brown, P., Dingemanse, M., Floyd, S., Gipper, S., Hayano, K., Hoey, E., Hoymann, G., Manrique, E., Rossi, G., & Levinson, S. C. (2020). Sequence organization: A universal infrastructure for social action. Journal of Pragmatics, 168, 119–138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2020.06.009 Download
Kapron-King, A., Kirby, S., & Woensdregt, M. (2020). Modelling Cultural Evolution of Pragmatic Communication When Language Co-Develops With Perspective-Taking. In A. Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Martins, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 Download
Dingemanse, M., Blythe, J., & Dirksmeyer, T. (2018). Formats for other-initiation of repair across languages: an exercise in pragmatic typology. In I. A. Nikolaeva (Ed.), Linguistic Typology: Critical Concepts in Linguistics (Vol. 4, pp. 322–357). Routledge. Download
Dingemanse, M., Perlman, M., & Perniss, P. (2020). Construals of iconicity: experimental approaches to form–meaning resemblances in language. Language and Cognition, 12(1), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1017/langcog.2019.48 Download
Dingemanse, M., & Woensdregt, M. (2020). The cultural evolution of collateral signals. In Y. Motamedi, M. Schouwstra, & P. Filippi (Eds.), Redrawing the boundaries of language (Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang 13 workshop). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 Download
Dingemanse, M., & Thompson, B. (2020). Playful iconicity: structural markedness underlies the relation between funniness and iconicity. Language and Cognition, 12(1), 203–224. https://doi.org/10.1017/langcog.2019.49 Download
Dingemanse, M. (2021). Interjections. In E. van Lier (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Word Classes.
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Der Raum zwischen unseren Köpfen. Technologie Review, 2020(13), 10–15. Download
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Recruiting assistance and collaboration: a West-African corpus study. In S. Floyd, G. Rossi, & N. J. Enfield (Eds.), Getting others to do things: A pragmatic typology of recruitments (pp. 369–421). Language Science Press. Download
Dingemanse, M. (2019). “Ideophone” as a comparative concept. In K. Akita & P. Pardeshi (Eds.), Ideophones, Mimetics, Expressives (pp. 13–33). John Benjamins. Download
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Between Sound and Speech: Liminal Signs in Interaction. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 53(1), 188–196. https://doi.org/10.1080/08351813.2020.1712967 Download
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Resource-rationality beyond individual minds: the case of interactive language use. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 43, 23–24. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X19001638 Download
Dideriksen, C., Christiansen, M. H., Tylén, K., Dingemanse, M., & Fusaroli, R. (2020). Building common ground: Quantifying the interplay of mechanisms that promote understanding in conversations [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/a5r74 Download
Dideriksen, C., Fusaroli, R., Tylén, K., Dingemanse, M., & Christiansen, M. H. (2019). Contextualizing Conversational Strategies: Backchannel, Repair and Linguistic Alignment in Spontaneous and Task-Oriented Conversations. Proceedings of CogSci 2019, 261–267. Download
Braak, L. van de, Dingemanse, M., Toni, I., Rooij, I. van, & Blokpoel, M. (2021). Computational challenges in explaining communication: How deep the rabbit hole goes. In Proceedings of CogSci 2021 (pp. 528–534). Cognitive Science Society. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/3wh5g Download
Arkel, J. van, Woensdregt, M., Dingemanse, M., & Blokpoel, M. (2020). A simple repair mechanism can alleviate computational demands of pragmatic reasoning: simulations and complexity analysis. Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning. https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/2020.conll-1.14 Download

Also check out the project members’ publication pages for plenty of relevant papers not directly funded by this project: Mark Dingemanse’s work on social interaction, Marieke Woensdregt’s PhD work on perspective-taking, Andreas Liesenfeld’s work on computation and interaction.