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. (2018). Chield: causal hypotheses in evolutionary linguistics database. In Cuskley, C., Flaherty, M., Little, H., McCrohon, L., Ravignani, A. & Verhoef, T. (Eds.): The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference (EVOLANGXII). Online at:

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