W Tecumseh Fitch

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Affiliation: University of St Andrews
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Biology of music: another one bites the dust
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, KY6 9JP, UK
    Curr Biol 19:R403-4. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Glossogeny and phylogeny: cultural evolution meets genetic evolution
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY169JP, Scotland
    Trends Genet 24:373-4. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Rhesus macaques spontaneously perceive formants in conspecific vocalizations
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, KY169JP United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2132-41. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The evolution of music in comparative perspective
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    University of St Andrews, School of Psychology, Fife KY16 9JP, Scotland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:29-49. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The biology and evolution of music: a comparative perspective
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Fife, UK
    Cognition 100:173-215. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Computational constraints on syntactic processing in a nonhuman primate
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AJ, Scotland
    Science 303:377-80. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The evolution of the language faculty: clarifications and implications
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    University of St Andrews, School of Psychology, St Andrews, KY16 9JP, Scotland, UK
    Cognition 97:179-210; discussion 211-25. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Using mathematical models of language experimentally
    Timothy J O'Donnell
    Primate Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Harvard University, William James Hall 1052, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:284-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The faculty of language: what is it, who has it, and how did it evolve?
    Marc D Hauser
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 298:1569-79. 2002
  10. pmc Red deer stags use formants as assessment cues during intrasexual agonistic interactions
    David Reby
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:941-7. 2005

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Biology of music: another one bites the dust
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, KY6 9JP, UK
    Curr Biol 19:R403-4. 2009
    ..Rhythmic entrainment, long believed an exclusive prerogative of humans, has now been demonstrated in several bird species, raising interesting questions about the evolutionary biology of music...
  2. doi request reprint Glossogeny and phylogeny: cultural evolution meets genetic evolution
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY169JP, Scotland
    Trends Genet 24:373-4. 2008
    ..This work offers considerable potential toward unified theories of genetic and cultural change...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rhesus macaques spontaneously perceive formants in conspecific vocalizations
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, KY169JP United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2132-41. 2006
    ..These results indicate that formant perception, a significant component of human voice and speech perception, is a perceptual ability shared with other primates...
  4. ncbi request reprint The evolution of music in comparative perspective
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    University of St Andrews, School of Psychology, Fife KY16 9JP, Scotland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:29-49. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The biology and evolution of music: a comparative perspective
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Fife, UK
    Cognition 100:173-215. 2006
    ..In contrast, a comparative approach to music promises rich dividends for our future understanding of the biology and evolution of music...
  6. ncbi request reprint Computational constraints on syntactic processing in a nonhuman primate
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AJ, Scotland
    Science 303:377-80. 2004
    ..Monkeys tested with the same methods, syllables, and sequence lengths were unable to master a grammar at this higher, "phrase structure grammar" level...
  7. ncbi request reprint The evolution of the language faculty: clarifications and implications
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    University of St Andrews, School of Psychology, St Andrews, KY16 9JP, Scotland, UK
    Cognition 97:179-210; discussion 211-25. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Using mathematical models of language experimentally
    Timothy J O'Donnell
    Primate Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Harvard University, William James Hall 1052, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:284-9. 2005
    ..We suggest that this problem can be mitigated by tapping equally rich, but more formal mathematical approaches to language...
  9. ncbi request reprint The faculty of language: what is it, who has it, and how did it evolve?
    Marc D Hauser
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 298:1569-79. 2002
    ....
  10. pmc Red deer stags use formants as assessment cues during intrasexual agonistic interactions
    David Reby
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:941-7. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that mammals other than humans use formants in vital vocal exchanges and can adjust their own formant frequencies in relation to those that they hear...
  11. ncbi request reprint Linguistics: an invisible hand
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    Nature 449:665-7. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Motion events in language and cognition
    Silvia P Gennari
    University of Maryland, Department of Linguistics, CNL Laboratory, College Park, MD 20242, USA
    Cognition 83:49-79. 2002
    ..This suggests that linguistic and non-linguistic performance are dissociable, but language-specific regularities made available in the experimental context may mediate the speaker's performance in specific tasks...