Thom Scott-Phillips
TitleCited byYear
Evolutionary theory and the ultimate–proximate distinction in the human behavioral sciences
TC Scott-Phillips, TE Dickins, SA West
Perspectives on Psychological Science 6 (1), 38, 2011
4102011
Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality
P Abbot, J Abe, J Alcock, S Alizon, JAC Alpedrinha, M Andersson, ...
Nature 471 (7339), E1, 2011
3652011
Speaking Our Minds: Why human communication is different, and how language evolved to make it special
T Scott-Phillips
Palgrave MacMillan, 2015
2102015
Language evolution in the laboratory
TC Scott-Phillips, S Kirby
Trends in cognitive sciences 14 (9), 411-417, 2010
2022010
Defining biological communication
TC SCOTT‐PHILLIPS
Journal of evolutionary biology 21 (2), 387-395, 2008
2002008
Signalling signalhood and the emergence of communication
TC Scott-Phillips, S Kirby, GRS Ritchie
Cognition 113 (2), 226-233, 2009
1482009
How Darwinian is cultural evolution?
N Claidière, TC Scott-Phillips, D Sperber
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 369 …, 2014
1352014
The niche construction perspective: a critical appraisal
TC Scott‐Phillips, KN Laland, DM Shuker, TE Dickins, SA West
Evolution 68 (5), 1231-1243, 2014
1252014
Combinatorial quorum sensing allows bacteria to resolve their social and physical environment
DM Cornforth, R Popat, L McNally, J Gurney, TC Scott-Phillips, A Ivens, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (11), 4280-4284, 2014
1102014
On the correct application of animal signalling theory to human communication
TC Scott-Phillips
The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 7Th International Conference …, 2008
682008
How do communication systems emerge?
TC Scott-Phillips, RA Blythe, A Gardner, SA West
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1735), 1943-1949, 2012
662012
Nonhuman primate communication, pragmatics, and the origins of language
TC Scott-Phillips, EA Cartmill, C Crockford, P Gärdenfors, JC Gómez, ...
Current Anthropology 56 (1), 000-000, 2015
642015
Confidence as an expression of commitment: Why misplaced expressions of confidence backfire
C Vullioud, F Clément, T Scott-Phillips, H Mercier
Evolution and Human Behavior 38 (1), 9-17, 2017
452017
Meaning in animal and human communication
TC Scott-Phillips
Animal Cognition 18 (3), 801-805, 2015
412015
An evolutionary approach to emotional communication
G Dezecache, H Mercier, TC Scott-Phillips
Journal of Pragmatics 59, 221-233, 2013
412013
Animal communication: insights from linguistic pragmatics
TC Scott-Phillips
Animal Behaviour 79 (1), e1-e4, 2010
402010
Joint attention helps explain why children omit new referents
B Skarabela, SEM Allen, TC Scott-Phillips
Journal of Pragmatics 56, 5-14, 2013
262013
The social evolution of language, and the language of social evolution
TC Scott-Phillips
Evolutionary Psychology 5 (4), 147470490700500405, 2007
252007
Why is combinatorial communication rare in the natural world, and why is language an exception to this trend?
TC Scott-Phillips, RA Blythe
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 10 (88), 20130520, 2013
212013
The evolution of relevance
TC Scott‐Phillips
Cognitive Science 34 (4), 583-601, 2010
212010
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