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Dated language phylogenies shed light on the ancestry of Sino-Tibetan.

Sagart L, Jacques G, Lai Y, Ryder RJ, Thouzeau V, Greenhill SJ, List JM.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 May 21;116(21):10317-10322. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1817972116. Epub 2019 May 6.


The ecological drivers of variation in global language diversity.

Hua X, Greenhill SJ, Cardillo M, Schneemann H, Bromham L.

Nat Commun. 2019 May 3;10(1):2047. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09842-2.


Drivers of geographical patterns of North American language diversity.

Pacheco Coelho MT, Pereira EB, Haynie HJ, Rangel TF, Kavanagh P, Kirby KR, Greenhill SJ, Bowern C, Gray RD, Colwell RK, Evans N, Gavin MC.

Proc Biol Sci. 2019 Mar 27;286(1899):20190242. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0242.


Cross-Linguistic Data Formats, advancing data sharing and re-use in comparative linguistics.

Forkel R, List JM, Greenhill SJ, Rzymski C, Bank S, Cysouw M, Hammarström H, Haspelmath M, Kaiping GA, Gray RD.

Sci Data. 2018 Oct 16;5:180205. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2018.205.


Parasites and politics: why cross-cultural studies must control for relatedness, proximity and covariation.

Bromham L, Hua X, Cardillo M, Schneemann H, Greenhill SJ.

R Soc Open Sci. 2018 Aug 29;5(8):181100. doi: 10.1098/rsos.181100. eCollection 2018 Aug.


Population Size and the Rate of Language Evolution: A Test Across Indo-European, Austronesian, and Bantu Languages.

Greenhill SJ, Hua X, Welsh CF, Schneemann H, Bromham L.

Front Psychol. 2018 Apr 27;9:576. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00576. eCollection 2018.


A Bayesian phylogenetic study of the Dravidian language family.

Kolipakam V, Jordan FM, Dunn M, Greenhill SJ, Bouckaert R, Gray RD, Verkerk A.

R Soc Open Sci. 2018 Mar 21;5(3):171504. doi: 10.1098/rsos.171504. eCollection 2018 Mar.


Evolutionary dynamics of language systems.

Greenhill SJ, Wu CH, Hua X, Dunn M, Levinson SC, Gray RD.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Oct 17;114(42):E8822-E8829. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1700388114. Epub 2017 Oct 4.


The Potential of Automatic Word Comparison for Historical Linguistics.

List JM, Greenhill SJ, Gray RD.

PLoS One. 2017 Jan 27;12(1):e0170046. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170046. eCollection 2017.


D-PLACE: A Global Database of Cultural, Linguistic and Environmental Diversity.

Kirby KR, Gray RD, Greenhill SJ, Jordan FM, Gomes-Ng S, Bibiko HJ, Blasi DE, Botero CA, Bowern C, Ember CR, Leehr D, Low BS, McCarter J, Divale W, Gavin MC.

PLoS One. 2016 Jul 8;11(7):e0158391. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158391. eCollection 2016.


Cultural and Environmental Predictors of Pre-European Deforestation on Pacific Islands.

Atkinson QD, Coomber T, Passmore S, Greenhill SJ, Kushnick G.

PLoS One. 2016 May 27;11(5):e0156340. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156340. eCollection 2016.

12. An Online Database of New Guinea Languages.

Greenhill SJ.

PLoS One. 2015 Oct 27;10(10):e0141563. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141563. eCollection 2015.


Pulotu: Database of Austronesian Supernatural Beliefs and Practices.

Watts J, Sheehan O, Greenhill SJ, Gomes-Ng S, Atkinson QD, Bulbulia J, Gray RD.

PLoS One. 2015 Sep 23;10(9):e0136783. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136783. eCollection 2015.


Links between language diversity and species richness can be confounded by spatial autocorrelation.

Cardillo M, Bromham L, Greenhill SJ.

Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Jun 22;282(1809):20142986. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2986. No abstract available.


Broad supernatural punishment but not moralizing high gods precede the evolution of political complexity in Austronesia.

Watts J, Greenhill SJ, Atkinson QD, Currie TE, Bulbulia J, Gray RD.

Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Apr 7;282(1804):20142556. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2556.


Rate of language evolution is affected by population size.

Bromham L, Hua X, Fitzpatrick TG, Greenhill SJ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Feb 17;112(7):2097-102. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419704112. Epub 2015 Feb 2.


The evolution of traditional knowledge: environment shapes medicinal plant use in Nepal.

Saslis-Lagoudakis CH, Hawkins JA, Greenhill SJ, Pendry CA, Watson MF, Tuladhar-Douglas W, Baral SR, Savolainen V.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Feb 12;281(1780):20132768. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2768. Print 2014 Apr 7.


Population structure and cultural geography of a folktale in Europe.

Ross RM, Greenhill SJ, Atkinson QD.

Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Feb 6;280(1756):20123065. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.3065. Print 2013 Apr 7.


Mapping the origins and expansion of the Indo-European language family.

Bouckaert R, Lemey P, Dunn M, Greenhill SJ, Alekseyenko AV, Drummond AJ, Gray RD, Suchard MA, Atkinson QD.

Science. 2012 Aug 24;337(6097):957-60. doi: 10.1126/science.1219669. Erratum in: Science. 2013 Dec 20;342(6165):1446.


Evolved structure of language shows lineage-specific trends in word-order universals.

Dunn M, Greenhill SJ, Levinson SC, Gray RD.

Nature. 2011 May 5;473(7345):79-82. doi: 10.1038/nature09923. Epub 2011 Apr 13.


Language evolution and human history: what a difference a date makes.

Gray RD, Atkinson QD, Greenhill SJ.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2011 Apr 12;366(1567):1090-100. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0378. Review.


On the shape and fabric of human history.

Gray RD, Bryant D, Greenhill SJ.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2010 Dec 12;365(1559):3923-33. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0162.


Is horizontal transmission really a problem for phylogenetic comparative methods? A simulation study using continuous cultural traits.

Currie TE, Greenhill SJ, Mace R.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2010 Dec 12;365(1559):3903-12. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0014.


Rise and fall of political complexity in island South-East Asia and the Pacific.

Currie TE, Greenhill SJ, Gray RD, Hasegawa T, Mace R.

Nature. 2010 Oct 14;467(7317):801-4. doi: 10.1038/nature09461.


The shape and tempo of language evolution.

Greenhill SJ, Atkinson QD, Meade A, Gray RD.

Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Aug 22;277(1693):2443-50. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0051. Epub 2010 Apr 7.


Lung recruitment and positive airway pressure before extubation does not improve oxygenation in the post-anaesthesia care unit: a randomized clinical trial.

Lumb AB, Greenhill SJ, Simpson MP, Stewart J.

Br J Anaesth. 2010 May;104(5):643-7. doi: 10.1093/bja/aeq080. Epub 2010 Mar 30.


How accurate and robust are the phylogenetic estimates of Austronesian language relationships?

Greenhill SJ, Drummond AJ, Gray RD.

PLoS One. 2010 Mar 10;5(3):e9573. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009573.


Does horizontal transmission invalidate cultural phylogenies?

Greenhill SJ, Currie TE, Gray RD.

Proc Biol Sci. 2009 Jun 22;276(1665):2299-306. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2008.1944. Epub 2009 Mar 18.


Matrilocal residence is ancestral in Austronesian societies.

Jordan FM, Gray RD, Greenhill SJ, Mace R.

Proc Biol Sci. 2009 Jun 7;276(1664):1957-64. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.0088. Epub 2009 Mar 4.


The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: from bioinformatics to lexomics.

Greenhill SJ, Blust R, Gray RD.

Evol Bioinform Online. 2008 Nov 3;4:271-83.


Language phylogenies reveal expansion pulses and pauses in Pacific settlement.

Gray RD, Drummond AJ, Greenhill SJ.

Science. 2009 Jan 23;323(5913):479-83. doi: 10.1126/science.1166858.


Languages evolve in punctuational bursts.

Atkinson QD, Meade A, Venditti C, Greenhill SJ, Pagel M.

Science. 2008 Feb 1;319(5863):588. doi: 10.1126/science.1149683.

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