Center for Language Evolution Studies
Nicolaus Copernicus University

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Żywiczyński, P., Wacewicz, S. 2015. Ewolucja języka: w stronę hipotez gesturalnych. Toruń: Wydawnictwo UMK.

Selected Papers

Żywiczyński, P., N. Gontier, S. Wacewicz. 2017. "The evolution of (proto-)language: Focus on mechanisms". Language Sciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.langsci.2017.06.004

Wacewicz, S. 2017. Comment on "Wild Voices: mimicry, reversal, metaphor, and the emergence of language" by Chris Knight and Jerome Lewis. Current Anthropology 58 (4); p.14–15.
DOI: 10.1086/692905

Wacewicz, S., Przemysław Żywiczyński and Alessandra Chiera. 2017. "An evolutionary approach to low-level conversational cooperation". Language Sciences. PDF preprint
DOI: 10.1016/j.langsci.2017.01.005

Wacewicz, S. 2016. "A contemporary look at language origins". Avant 6 (2), 68-81.

Wacewicz, S., Przemysław Żywiczyński. 2016. "The multimodal origins of linguistic communication". Language & Communication 54, 1–8. PDF preprint

Żywiczyński, P., Sylwester Orzechowski and Sławomir Wacewicz. 2016 "Self-regulators – A hidden dimension of interaction: Movement similarity and temporal proximity increase the perception of interpersonal coordination in third party observers". Language & Communication 54, 82–90. PDF preprint

Wacewicz, S., Przemysław Żywiczyński and Sylwester Orzechowski 2016. “Visible movements of the orofacial area. Evidence for gestural or multimodal theories of language evolution?”. Gesture 15(2), 250–282. PDF preprint
DOI: 10.1075/gest.15.2.05wac

Żywiczyński, P., Sławomir Wacewicz and Marta Sibierska 2016. “Defining Pantomime for Language Evolution Research”. Topoi (2016), 1–12. DOI: 10.1007/s11245-016-9425-9

Wacewicz, S. and Przemysław Żywiczyński 2015. “Language Evolution: Why Hockett’s Design Features are a Non-Starter”. Biosemiotics 8(1), 29-46. DOI: 10.1007/s12304-014-9203-2


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