Balthasar Bickel - Publications

Comparative Linguistics Universität Zürich, Zürich, ZH, Switzerland 
Linguistic Typology

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2023 Chousou-Polydouri N, Inman D, Huber TC, Bickel B. Multi-variate coding for possession: methodology and preliminary results. Linguistics. 61: 1365-1402. PMID 38144363 DOI: 10.1515/ling-2022-0021  0.817
2023 Sauppe S, Naess Å, Roversi G, Meyer M, Bornkessel-Schlesewsky I, Bickel B. An Agent-First Preference in a Patient-First Language During Sentence Comprehension. Cognitive Science. 47: e13340. PMID 37715510 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.13340  0.794
2023 Isasi-Isasmendi A, Andrews C, Flecken M, Laka I, Daum MM, Meyer M, Bickel B, Sauppe S. The Agent Preference in Visual Event Apprehension. Open Mind : Discoveries in Cognitive Science. 7: 240-282. PMID 37416075 DOI: 10.1162/opmi_a_00083  0.791
2022 Saldana C, Herce B, Bickel B. More or Less Unnatural: Semantic Similarity Shapes the Learnability and Cross-Linguistic Distribution of Unnatural Syncretism in Morphological Paradigms. Open Mind : Discoveries in Cognitive Science. 6: 183-210. PMID 36439066 DOI: 10.1162/opmi_a_00062  0.781
2022 Barbieri C, Blasi DE, Arango-Isaza E, Sotiropoulos AG, Hammarström H, Wichmann S, Greenhill SJ, Gray RD, Forkel R, Bickel B, Shimizu KK. A global analysis of matches and mismatches between human genetic and linguistic histories. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 119: e2122084119. PMID 36399547 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2122084119  0.401
2022 Bosshard AB, Leroux M, Lester NA, Bickel B, Stoll S, Townsend SW. From collocations to call-ocations: using linguistic methods to quantify animal call combinations. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 76: 122. PMID 36034316 DOI: 10.1007/s00265-022-03224-3  0.757
2022 Wilson VAD, Zuberbühler K, Bickel B. The evolutionary origins of syntax: Event cognition in nonhuman primates. Science Advances. 8: eabn8464. PMID 35731868 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abn8464  0.387
2022 Zuberbühler K, Bickel B. Transition to language: From agent perception to event representation. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. e1594. PMID 35639563 DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1594  0.346
2022 Egurtzegi A, Blasi DE, Bornkessel-Schlesewsky I, Laka I, Meyer M, Bickel B, Sauppe S. Cross-linguistic differences in case marking shape neural power dynamics and gaze behavior during sentence planning. Brain and Language. 230: 105127. PMID 35605312 DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2022.105127  0.697
2022 Mansfield J, Saldana C, Hurst P, Nordlinger R, Stoll S, Bickel B, Perfors A. Category Clustering and Morphological Learning. Cognitive Science. 46: e13107. PMID 35166378 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.13107  0.766
2021 Seifart F, Strunk J, Danielsen S, Hartmann I, Pakendorf B, Wichmann S, Witzlack-Makarevich A, Himmelmann NP, Bickel B. The extent and degree of utterance-final word lengthening in spontaneous speech from 10 languages. Linguistics Vanguard : Multimodal Online Journal. 7: 20190063. PMID 35880210 DOI: 10.1515/lingvan-2019-0063  0.513
2021 Jing Y, Widmer P, Bickel B. Word Order Variation is Partially Constrained by Syntactic Complexity. Cognitive Science. 45: e13056. PMID 34758151 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.13056  0.473
2021 You G, Bickel B, Daum MM, Stoll S. Child-directed speech is optimized for syntax-free semantic inference. Scientific Reports. 11: 16527. PMID 34400656 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-95392-x  0.428
2021 Ranacher P, Neureiter N, van Gijn R, Sonnenhauser B, Escher A, Weibel R, Muysken P, Bickel B. Contact-tracing in cultural evolution: a Bayesian mixture model to detect geographic areas of language contact. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 18: 20201031. PMID 34376092 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2020.1031  0.44
2021 Neureiter N, Ranacher P, van Gijn R, Bickel B, Weibel R. Can Bayesian phylogeography reconstruct migrations and expansions in linguistic evolution? Royal Society Open Science. 8: 201079. PMID 33614066 DOI: 10.1098/rsos.201079  0.358
2021 Sauppe S, Choudhary KK, Giroud N, Blasi DE, Norcliffe E, Bhattamishra S, Gulati M, Egurtzegi A, Bornkessel-Schlesewsky I, Meyer M, Bickel B. Neural signatures of syntactic variation in speech planning. Plos Biology. 19: e3001038. PMID 33497384 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001038  0.673
2020 Collier K, Radford AN, Stoll S, Watson SK, Manser MB, Bickel B, Townsend SW. Dwarf mongoose alarm calls: investigating a complex non-human animal call. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 287: 20192514. PMID 32962548 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.2514  0.661
2020 Strunk J, Seifart F, Danielsen S, Hartmann I, Pakendorf B, Wichmann S, Witzlack-Makarevich A, Bickel B. Determinants of phonetic word duration in ten language documentation corpora: Word frequency, complexity, position, and part of speech Language Documentation & Conservation. 14: 423-461. DOI: 10.5167/Uzh-188722  0.59
2020 Mansfield J, Stoll S, Bickel B. Category clustering: A probabilistic bias in the morphology of verbal agreement marking Language. 96: 255-293. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2020.0021  0.5
2020 Moran S, Bickel B. Rejoinder to Huijbregts’s: Biting into evolution of language Journal of Language Evolution. 5: 184-187. DOI: 10.1093/Jole/Lzaa005  0.558
2019 Blasi DE, Moran S, Moisik SR, Widmer P, Dediu D, Bickel B. Human sound systems are shaped by post-Neolithic changes in bite configuration. Science (New York, N.Y.). 363. PMID 30872490 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aav3218  0.384
2018 Derungs C, Köhl M, Weibel R, Bickel B. Environmental factors drive language density more in food-producing than in hunter-gatherer populations. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 285. PMID 30135170 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2017.2851  0.445
2018 Townsend SW, Engesser S, Stoll S, Zuberbühler K, Bickel B. Compositionality in animals and humans. Plos Biology. 16: e2006425. PMID 30110319 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pbio.2006425  0.76
2018 Seifart F, Strunk J, Danielsen S, Hartmann I, Pakendorf B, Wichmann S, Witzlack-Makarevich A, de Jong NH, Bickel B. Nouns slow down speech across structurally and culturally diverse languages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 29760059 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1800708115  0.602
2017 Widmer M, Auderset S, Nichols J, Widmer P, Bickel B. NP recursion over time: evidence from indo-european Language. 93: 799-826. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2017.0058  0.421
2016 Townsend SW, Koski SE, Byrne RW, Slocombe KE, Bickel B, Boeckle M, Braga Goncalves I, Burkart JM, Flower T, Gaunet F, Glock HJ, Gruber T, Jansen DA, Liebal K, Linke A, et al. Exorcising Grice's ghost: an empirical approach to studying intentional communication in animals. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. PMID 27480784 DOI: 10.1111/Brv.12289  0.701
2016 Witzlack-Makarevich A, Zakharko T, Bierkandt L, Zúñiga F, Bickel B. Decomposing hierarchical alignment: Co-arguments as conditions on alignment and the limits of referential hierarchies as explanations in verb agreement Linguistics. 54: 531-561. DOI: 10.1515/Ling-2016-0011  0.778
2015 Bickel B, Witzlack-Makarevich A, Choudhary KK, Schlesewsky M, Bornkessel-Schlesewsky I. The Neurophysiology of Language Processing Shapes the Evolution of Grammar: Evidence from Case Marking. Plos One. 10: e0132819. PMID 26267884 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0132819  0.613
2015 Stoll S, Zakharko T, Moran S, Schikowski R, Bickel B. Syntactic mixing across generations in an environment of community-wide bilingualism. Frontiers in Psychology. 6: 82. PMID 25741296 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2015.00082  0.44
2014 Collier K, Bickel B, van Schaik CP, Manser MB, Townsend SW. Language evolution: syntax before phonology? Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20140263. PMID 24943364 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2014.0263  0.796
2014 Bickel B, Zakharko T, Bierkandt L, Witzlack-Makarevich A. Semantic role clustering: An empirical assessment of semantic role types in non-default case assignment Studies in Language. 38: 485-511. DOI: 10.1075/Sl.38.3.03Bic  0.461
2012 Bender EM, Schikowski R, Bickel B. Deriving a lexicon for a precision grammar from language documentation resources: A case study of chintang 24th International Conference On Computational Linguistics - Proceedings of Coling 2012: Technical Papers. 247-262.  0.448
2011 Bickel B. Statistical modeling of language universals Linguistic Typology. 15: 401-413. DOI: 10.1515/Lity.2011.027  0.515
2011 Gaenszle M, Bickel B, Sharma NP, Pettigrew J, Rai A, Rai SK, Schackow D. Binomials and the noun-to-verb ratio in Puma Rai ritual speech Anthropological Linguistics. 53: 365-382. DOI: 10.1353/Anl.2011.0021  0.559
2010 Bickel B, Rai M, Paudyal NP, Banjade G, Bhatta TN, Gaenszle M, Lieven E, Rai IP, Rai NK, Stoll S. The syntax of three-argument verbs in Chintang and Belhare (Southeastern Kiranti) Studies in Ditransitive Constructions: a Comparative Handbook. 382-408. DOI: 10.1515/9783110220377  0.419
2010 Schiering R, Bickel B, Hildebrandt KA. The prosodic word is not universal, but emergent Journal of Linguistics. 46: 657-709. DOI: 10.1017/S0022226710000216  0.508
2009 Wang L, Schlesewsky M, Bickel B, Bornkessel-Schlesewsky I. Exploring the nature of the 'subject'-preference: Evidence from the online comprehension of simple sentences in Mandarin Chinese Language and Cognitive Processes. 24: 1180-1226. DOI: 10.1080/01690960802159937  0.37
2008 Hall TA, Hildebrandt KA, Bickel B. Introduction Theory and typology of the word Linguistics. 46: 183-192. DOI: 10.1515/Ling.2008.008  0.368
2007 Bickel B. Typology in the 21st century: Major current developments Linguistic Typology. 11: 239-251. DOI: 10.1515/Lingty.2007.018  0.417
2007 Bickel B, Banjade G, Gaenszle M, Lieven E, Rai M, Paudyal NP, Rai NK, Rai IP, Stoll S. Free prefix ordering in Chintang Language. 83: 43-73. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2007.0002  0.478
2006 Janssen DP, Bickel B, Zúñiga F. Randomization tests in language typology Linguistic Typology. 10: 419-440. DOI: 10.1515/Lingty.2006.013  0.771
2003 Bickel B. Referential density in discourse and syntactic typology Language. 79: 708-736. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2003.0205  0.449
2000 Bickel B. On the syntax of agreement in Tibeto-Burman Studies in Language. 24: 583-610. DOI: 10.1075/Sl.24.3.05Bic  0.571
2000 Bickel B, Yadava YP. A fresh look at grammatical relations in Indo-Aryan Lingua. 110: 343-373. DOI: 10.1016/S0024-3841(99)00048-0  0.435
1999 Bickel B, Bisang W, Yadava YP. Face vs. empathy: The social foundation of Maithili verb agreement Linguistics. 37: 481-518. DOI: 10.1515/Ling.37.3.481  0.392
1998 Bickel B. Converbs in cross-linguistic perspective [review article of Haspelmath and König, eds., Converbs in cross-linguistic perspective: structure and meaning of adverbial verb forms - adverbial participles, gerunds, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter 1995] Linguistic Typology. 2: 381-397. DOI: 10.5167/Uzh-76655  0.355
1997 Bickel B. Aspectual scope and the difference between logical and semantic representation Lingua. 102: 115-131. DOI: 10.1016/S0024-3841(97)00004-1  0.415
1995 Bickel B. In the vestibule of meaning:Transitivity inversion as a morphological phenomenon Studies in Language. 19: 73-127. DOI: 10.1075/Sl.19.1.04Bic  0.34
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