CARTA: How Language Evolves: Simon Kirby: Language Evolution in the Lab: The Emergence of Design Features

4/3/2015; 21 minutes

By realizing that cultural as well as biological evolution has a central role to play in the origins of language, Simon Kirby and his team have unlocked a method that allows them to observe the evolutionary emergence of language structure in miniature cultures that they have created in the lab. Recorded on 2/20/2015. (#29397)

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