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Professor Simon Kirby FBA

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About this Fellow

The origins and evolution of language; the interactions between individual cognition, cultural transmission and biological evolution in human populations; art / science collaboration



Current post

  • Professor of Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh
  • Director of the Centre for Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh

Past Appointments

  • Director of Graduate School in Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh


Language Evolution

Edited by Morten H. Christiansen and Simon Kirby, 2003 Oxford University Press

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