Center for Language Evolution Studies
Nicolaus Copernicus University

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Żywiczyński, P. 2018. Language Origins. From Mythology to Science. Berlin: Peter Lang.

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

Selected Papers

Wacewicz, S., Zywiczynski, P. 2018. Language origins: Fitness consequences, platform of trust, cooperation, and turn-taking. Interaction Studies 19(1-2), 167–182. DOI: 10.1075/is.17031.wac

Arbib, M., et al. 2018. The Comparative Neuroprimatology 2018 (CNP-2018) Road Map for Research on How the Brain Got Language. Interaction Studies 19:1-2, 370–387. DOI 10.1075/is.18013.arb

Żywiczyński, P., Sławomir Wacewicz and Marta Sibierska 2018. “Defining Pantomime for Language Evolution Research”. Topoi 37:2, 307-318. DOI: 10.1007/s11245-016-9425-9

Danel, D., Wacewicz, S., Lewandowski, Z., Żywiczyński, P., Perea-Garcia, J. 2018. Humans do not perceive conspecifics with a greater exposed sclera as more trustworthy... acta ethologica 21:3, 203-208. DOI: 10.1007/s10211-018-0296-5

Zlatev J., Wacewicz S., Żywiczyński P., van de Weijer, J. 2017. Multimodal-first or pantomime-first? Communicating events through pantomime with and without vocalization. Interaction Studies 18(3); p. 454–477. PDF preprint
DOI: 10.1075/is.18.3.08zla

Żywiczyński Przemysław, Wacewicz Sławomir, Orzechowski Sylwester. 2017. Adaptors and the turn-taking mechanism : the distribution of adaptors relative to turn borders in dyadic conversation. Interaction Studies 18(2); p. 276–298. PDF preprint
DOI: 10.1075/is.18.2.07zyw

Żywiczyński, P., N. Gontier, S. Wacewicz. 2017. "The evolution of (proto-)language: Focus on mechanisms". Language Sciences 63; p. 1-11.
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 63, p. 91-104. 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

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

Selected Invited Talks

Żywiczyński, P. 2018. "How research on language evolution contributes to linguistics". Teach-in at the 48th Poznan Linguistic Meeting, Poznań.

Wacewicz, S. 2017. "Language origins from an ultimate perspective: the platform of trust". Talk at the How the Brain Got Language seminar, La Jolla.


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