Research Output
  • Thompson, B. & de Boer, B. (submitted) Structure and Abstraction in Phonetic Computation: Learning to Generalise Among Concurrent Acquisition Problems. request preprint
  • de Boer, B. & Thompson, B. (submitted) Biology-Culture Co-evolution in Finite Populations. request preprint
  • van der Ham, S., Thompson, B., de Boer, B. (submitted) Distributional Learning of Categories Across Domains. request preprint
  • Schouwstra, M., de Swaart, H., and Thompson, B. (under revision) Interpreting Silent Gesture: Cognitive Biases and Rational Inference in Emerging Language Systems. request preprint
  • Jadoul, Y., Ravingani, A., Thompson, B., Filippi, P., and de Boer, B. (in press) Seeking Tmportal Predictability in Speech: Comparing Statistical Approaches on 18 World Languages. request preprint
  • Thompson, B., Kirby, S., Smith, K. (2016) Culture Shapes the Evolution of Cognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(16), 4530–4535. web pdf
  • Thompson B. and Rasilo H. (2016). Learning To Learn From Similar Others: Approximate Bayesian Computation Through Babbling. In S.G. Roberts, C. Cuskley, L. McCrohon, L. Barceló-Coblijn, O. Feher & T. Verhoef (eds.) The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANG11) pdf bib
  • van der Ham S., Thompson, B. and de Boer, B. (2016) Catergory Learning In Audition, Touch, And Vision. In S.G. Roberts, C. Cuskley, L. McCrohon, L. Barceló-Coblijn, O. Feher & T. Verhoef (eds.) The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANG11) pdf bib
  • Thompson B., Schouwstra M. and de Swart H. (2016). Interpreting Silent Gesture. In S.G. Roberts, C. Cuskley, L. McCrohon, L. Barceló-Coblijn, O. Fehér & T. Verhoef (eds.) The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANG11) pdf bib
  • Thompson, B. (2015) Universality in Cultural Transmission. In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences Satelite Event: The Evolution of Phonetic Capacities, edited by Hannah Little, 30–35. Glasgow, UK. pdf
  • Thompson, B. and Smith, K. (2015) Evolution and Language: Cultural Transmission. In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 8, edited by James D. Wright, 2nd ed., 357–63. Oxford: Elsevier. web
  • Thompson, B., and Ferdinand, V. (2014) Model Fitting and Prediction for Language Evolution. In Erica A. Cartmill, Sean Roberts, Heidi Lyn and Hannah Cornish (eds.) The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10). Vienna: World Scientific. pdf poster
  • Thompson, B., Silvey, C., Kirby, S. and Smith, K. (2014) The Effect of Communication on Category Structure. In Erica A. Cartmill, Sean Roberts, Heidi Lyn and Hannah Cornish (eds.) The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10). Vienna: World Scientific. pdf
  • Roberts, S., Thompson, B., and Smith, K. (2014) Social Interaction Influences the Evolution of Cognitive Biases for Language.” In The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, edited by E A Cartmill, Seán Roberts, and H Lyn, 278–85. Singapore: World Scientific. pdf
  • McChrohon, L., Thompson, B., Verhoef, T., and Yamauchi, H. (2014) Student Volume Following the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Evolang 9 Organizing Committee.pdf
  • Ferdinand, V., Thompson, B., Smith, K. and Kirby, S. (2013) Regularization behavior in a non-linguistic domain. In Kanuff, M., Pauen, M., Sebanz, N., and Wachsmuth., I. (eds.) Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society Berlin: Cognitive Science Society. pdf bib
  • Smith, K. and Thompson, B. (2012) Iterated Learning in Populations: Learning and Evolving Expectations about Linguistic Homogeneity. In The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference, (eds.) T. Scott-Phillips, M. Tamariz, E. Cartmill and J. Hurford. (pp. 543-544). Singapore: World Scientific. pdf