Journal article

Kinship Categories Across Languages Reflect General Communicative Principles

Charles Kemp, Terry Regier

Science | AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE | Published : 2012


Awarded by NSF

Funding Acknowledgements

Code and data are available at We thank S. Gahl, A. Garrett, M. Just, A. Kemp, B. MacWhinney, Y. Xu, Y. Zhang, two anonymous reviewers, and especially P. Kay for valuable suggestions. This work was supported by the NSF under awards CDI-0835797 and SBE-0541957 and by the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Opportunity Fund.