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Beckner, C., Blythe, R., Bybee, J., Christiansen, M.H., Croft, W., Ellis, N., Holland, J., Ke, J., Larsen-Freeman, D. & Schoenemann, T. (2009). Language is a complex adaptive system. Language Learning, 59 (Suppl. 1), 1-27. [A Spanish translation, La lengua es un sistema adaptativo complejo, is available courtesy of Francisco Moreno Fernández]

Chater, N., Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). Restrictions on biological adaptation in language evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 1015-1020.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2009). The myth of language universals and the myth of universal grammar. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 32, 452-453.

Christiansen, M.H., Chater, N. & Reali, F (2009). The biological and cultural foundations of language. Communicative & Integrative Biology, 2, 221-222.

Christiansen, M.H., Collins, C. Collins & Edelman, S. (2009). Language universals: A collaborative project for the language sciences. In M.H. Christiansen, C. Collins & S. Edelman (Eds.), Language universals (pp. 3-16). New York: Oxford University Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Kirby, S. (2009). Language evolution. In L.R. Squire (Ed.), New encyclopedia of neuroscience, Vol. 5 (pp. 321-327). Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier.

Christiansen, M.H. & MacDonald, M.C. (2009). A usage-based approach to recursion in sentence processing. Language Learning, 59 (Suppl. 1), 126-161.

Christiansen, M.H., Onnis, L. & Hockema, S.A. (2009). The secret is in the sound: From unsegmented speech to lexical categories. Developmental Science, 12, 388-395.

Conway, C.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). Seeing and hearing in space and time: Effects of modality and presentation rate on implicit statistical learning. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 21, 561-580.

Fitneva, S.A., Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2009). From sound to syntax: Phonological constraints on children’s lexical categorization of new words. Journal of Child Language, 36, 967-997.

Hruschka, D., Christiansen, M.H., Blythe, R.A., Croft, W., Heggarty, P., Mufwene, S.S., Pierrehumbert, J.H. & Poplack, S. (2009). Building social cognitive models of language change. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13, 464-469.

Jäger, H., Baronchelli, A., Briscoe, E., Christiansen, M.H., Griffiths, T., Jäger, G., Kirby, S., Komarova, N., Richerson, P.J., Steels, L. & Triesch, J. (2009). What can mathematical, computational and robotic models tell us about the origins of syntax? In D. Bickerton & E. Szathmáry (Eds.), Biological foundations and origin of syntax. Strüngmann Forum Reports, Vol. 3 (pp. 385-410). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Kirby, S., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2009). Syntax as an adaptation to the learner. In D. Bickerton & E. Szathmáry (Eds.), Biological foundations and origin of syntax. Strüngmann Forum Reports, Vol. 3 (pp. 325-343). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Misyak, J.B., Christiansen, M.H. & Tomblin, J.B. (2009). Statistical learning of nonadjacencies predicts on-line processing of long-distance dependencies in natural language. In N. Taatgen, H. van Rijn, J. Nerbonne & L. Schomaker (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 177-182). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Onnis, L., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N (2009). Connectionist models of language processing. In L.R. Squire (Ed.), New encyclopedia of neuroscience, Vol. 3 (pp. 83-90). Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). On the necessity of an interdisciplinary approach to language universals. In M.H. Christiansen, C. Collins & S. Edelman (Eds.), Language universals (pp. 266- 277). New York: Oxford University Press.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). Sequential learning and the interaction between biological and linguistic adaptation in language evolution. Interaction Studies, 10, 5-30.

Tomblin, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2009). Explaining developmental communication disorders. In R. Paul & P. Flipsen (Eds.), Speech sound disorders in children. In honor of Lawrence D. Shriberg (pp. 35-49). San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Wells, J., Christiansen, M.H., Race, D.S., Acheson, D. & MacDonald, M.C. (2009). Experience and sentence processing: Statistical learning and relative clause comprehension. Cognitive Psychology, 58, 250-271.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2008). Computational models in psycholinguistics. In R. Sun (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Computational Cognitive Modeling (pp. 477-504). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2008). Language as shaped by the brain. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 31, 489-558. [target article with 28 peer commentaries and authors’ response]

Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2008). Integration of multiple probabilistic cues in syntax acquisition. In H. Behrens (Ed.), Trends in corpus research: Finding structure in data (TILAR Series) (pp. 139-163). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Onnis, L. & Christiansen, M.H. (2008). Lexical categories at the edge of the word. Cognitive Science, 32, 184-221.

Onnis, L., Farmer, T.A., Baroni, M., Christiansen, M.H. & Spivey, M. (2008). Generalizable distributional regularities aid fluent language processing: The case of semantic valence tendencies. Italian Journal of Linguistics, 20, 125-152.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Two views of simplicity in linguistic theory: Which connects better with cognitive science? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 11, 324-326.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M. & Onnis, L. (2007). Overlapping neural responses to structural incongruencies in language and statistical learning point to similar underlying mechanisms. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 173-178). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Conway, C.M., Goldstone, R.L. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Spatial constraints on visual statistical learning of multi-element scenes. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 185-190). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Misyak, J.B. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Extending statistical learning farther and further: Long- distance dependencies, and individual differences in statistical learning and language. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 1307-1312). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Monaghan, P., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2007). The Phonological-Distributional Coherence Hypothesis: Cross-linguistic evidence in language acquisition. Cognitive Psychology, 55, 259-305.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Processing of relative clauses is made easier by frequency of occurrence. Journal of Memory and Language, 57, 1-23.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2007). Word-chunk frequencies affect the processing of pronominal object-relative clauses. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 161-170.

Christiansen, M.H., Hockema, S.A. & Onnis, L. (2006). Using phoneme distributions to discover words and lexical categories in unsegmented speech. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 172-177). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2006). Discovering verbs through multiple-cue integration. In K. Hirsh-Pasek & R.M. Golinkoff (Eds.), Action meets words: How children learn verbs (pp. 88-107). New York: Oxford University Press.

Christiansen, M.H., Reali, F. & Chater, N. (2006). The Baldwin effect works for functional, but not arbitrary, features of language. In A. Cangelosi, A. Smith & K. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on the Evolution of Language (pp. 27-34). London: World Scientific Publishing.

Conway, C.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2006). Statistical learning within and between modalities: Pitting abstract against stimulus specific representations. Psychological Science, 17, 905-912.

Farmer, T.A., Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2006). Phonological typicality influences on-line sentence comprehension. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103, 12203-12208.

Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2006). Why form-meaning mappings are not entirely arbitrary in language. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Cognitive Science Society Conference (pp. 1838-1843). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Onnis, L., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N (2006). Human language processing: Connectionist models. In K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of language and linguistics (pp. 401-409). Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier Publishers.

Snyder, J.S., Hannon, E.E., Large, E.W. & Christiansen, M.H. (2006). Synchronization and continuation tapping to complex meters. Music Perception, 24, 135-146.

Sternberg, D.A. & Christiansen, M.H. (2006). The implications of bilingualism and multilingualism on potential evolved language mechanisms. In A. Cangelosi, A. Smith & K. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on the Evolution of Language (pp. 333-340). London: World Scientific Publishing.

Christiansen, M.H. (2005). On the relation between language and (mimetic) culture. In S.L. Hurley & N. Chater (Eds.), Perspectives on imitation: From cognitive neuroscience to social science (pp. 391-396). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M. & Curtin, S. (2005). Multiple-cue integration in language acquisition: A connectionist model of speech segmentation and rule-like behavior. In J.W. Minett & W.S.-Y. Wang (Eds.), Language acquisition, change and emergence: Essay in evolutionary linguistics (pp. 205-249). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Curtin, S. (2005). Integrating multiple cues in language acquisition: A computational study of early infant speech segmentation. In G. Houghton (Ed.), Connectionist models in cognitive psychology (pp. 347-372). Hove, U.K.: Psychology Press.

Conway, C. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Modality constrained statistical learning of tactile, visual, and auditory sequences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 31, 24-39.

Conway, C.M. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Statistical learning within and across modalities: Abstract versus stimulus-specific representations. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 488-493). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Curtin, S., Mintz, T.H. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Stress changes the representational landscape: Evidence from word segmentation. Cognition, 96, 233-262.

Farmer, T.A., Christiansen, M.H. & Kemtes, K.A. (2005). Sentence processing in context: The impact of experience on individual differences. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 642-647). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Monaghan, P., Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). The differential role of phonological and distributional cues in grammatical categorisation. Cognition, 96, 143-182.

Onnis, L. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). New beginnings and happy endings: Psychological plausibility in computational models of language acquisition. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1678-1683). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Reali, F., & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Uncovering the richness of the stimulus: Structure dependence and indirect statistical evidence. Cognitive Science, 29, 1007-1028.

Reali, F., Dale, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2005). Colorless green ideas sleep furiously revisited: A statistical perspective. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1821-1826). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.


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