Socially situated transmission: The bias to transmit negative information is moderated by the social context

In a transmission chain experiment, we show that negative information is transmitted more easily between people than positive information, but higher social connectivity weakens this bias

Visual and affective multimodal models of word meaning in language and mind

Demonstrates that models that incorporate visual and affective information capture human representations better than models built from text corpora

The "Small World of Words" English word association norms for over 12,000 cue words

Presents the largest English-language word association dataset in the world

Learning word meaning with little means: An investigation into the inferential capacity of paradigmatic information

Joint acquisition of word order and word reference

Simulated evolution of communication: The emergence of meaning