Behavioral and Brain Sciences

open peer commentary

language, ecological structure, and across-population sharing

alexa bódog a1, gábor p. háden a2, zoltán jakab a3 and zsolt palatinus a2
a1 department of general linguistics, university of szeged, 6724 szeged, hungary
a2 department of psychology, university of szeged, 6722 szeged, hungary
a3 department of cognitive science, budapest university of technology and economics, 1111 budapest, hungary


we propose a way to achieve across-population sharing within the authors' model in a way that is plausibly in accordance with human evolution, and also a simple way to capture ecological structure. finally, we briefly reflect on the model's scope and limits in modeling linguistic communication.