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Salikoko Mufwene

TitleFrank J. McLoraine Distinguished Service Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Research: Language evolution: the birth of new language varieties, the sustained vitality and spread of many, and the loss of many others

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    1. Mufwene SS. "Socio-cultural transmission" in language evolution?: Comment on "Rethinking [the] foundations of language from a multidisciplinary perspective" by Tao Gong, Lan Shuai, & Yicheng Wu. Phys Life Rev. 2018 11; 26-27:155-157. PMID: 30477686.
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    2. Tria F, Servedio VD, Mufwene SS, Loreto V. Modeling the emergence of contact languages. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0120771. PMID: 25875371; PMCID: PMC4398412.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Mufwene SS. An ecological account of language evolution! Way to go! Commentary on "Modeling the cultural evolution of language" by Luc Steels. Phys Life Rev. 2011 Dec; 8(4):367-8. PMID: 22036701.
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    4. Hruschka DJ, Christiansen MH, Blythe RA, Croft W, Heggarty P, Mufwene SS, Pierrehumbert JB, Poplack S. Building social cognitive models of language change. Trends Cogn Sci. 2009 Nov; 13(11):464-9. PMID: 19815450.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Joseph BD, Mufwene SS. Parsing the evolution of language. Science. 2008 Apr 25; 320(5875):446; author reply 446. PMID: 18436755.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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