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 [email protected]
a2 department of psychology, university of szeged, 6722 szeged, hungary [email protected] [email protected]
a3 department of cognitive science, budapest university of technology and economics, 1111 budapest, hungary [email protected]


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.