The aim of the centre's research is to understand the origins and evolution of language using a combination of laboratory techniques, computational simulation, and mathematical modelling, drawing on data from language development, change, variation and emergence.

Centre for Language Evolution

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  • Gesture experiments

    This collection contains data sets from laboratory experiments that ask participants to communicate concepts and events using gesture. As most hearing participants do not use gesture linguistically, asking participants to ...
  • Interaction Experiments

    This collection contains data from behavioural experiments involving interaction between two or more participants using an artificial language.

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