Causal Hypotheses in Evolutionary Linguistics Database

CHIELD is a searchable database of causal hypotheses in evolutionary linguistics. It is currently being developed by Sean Roberts.


Below is a list of researchers who have contributed to CHIELD. You can contribute to CHIELD by adding data.
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If you use CHIELD, please cite:

Roberts, S., Killin, A., Deb, A., Sheard, C., Greenhill, S. J., Sinnemäki, K, Segovia-Martín, J, Nölle, J., Berdicevskis, A., Humphreys-Balkwill, A., Little, H., Opie, C., Jacques, G., Bromham, L., Tinits, P., Ross, R. M., Lee, S., Gasser, E., Calladine, J., Spike, M., Mann, S. F., Shcherbakova, O., Singer, R., Zhang, S. , Benítez-Burraco, A., Kliesch, C., Thomas-Colquhoun, E., Skirgård, H., Tamariz, M., Passmore, S., Pellard, T. & Jordan, F. (2020) CHIELD: The causal hypotheses in Evolutionary Linguistics Database. Journal of Language Evolution, 5:2.

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