Nick Chater

Nick Chater is Professor of Psychology at the University of Warwick and Director of the Institute for Applied Cognitive Science.

Books by this Author

Integrating Evolution, Acquisition, and Processing
By Morten H. Christiansen, Nick Chater
Language is a hallmark of the human species; the flexibility and unbounded expressivity of our linguistic abilities is unique in the biological world. In this book, Morten Christiansen and Nick Chater argue that to understand this astonishing phenomenon, we must consider how language is created: moment by moment, in the generation and understanding of individual utterances; year by year, as new...

Books by this Editor

From Neuroscience to Social Science - Volume 2: Imitation, Human Development, and Culture
Edited By Susan Hurley, Nick Chater
Imitation is not the low-level, cognitively undemanding behavior it is often assumed to be, but rather—along with language and the ability to understand other minds—one of a trio of related capacities that are fundamental to human mentality. In these landmark volumes, leading researchers across a range of disciplines provide a state-of-the-art view of imitation, integrating the latest...
From Neuroscience to Social Science - Volume 1: Mechanisms of Imitation and Imitation in Animals
Edited By Susan Hurley, Nick Chater
Imitation is not the low-level, cognitively undemanding behavior it is often assumed to be, but rather—along with language and the ability to understand other minds—one of a trio of related capacities that are fundamental to human mentality. In these landmark volumes, leading researchers across a range of disciplines provide a state-of-the-art view of imitation, integrating the latest...

Journal Articles by this Author

Neural Computation
Volume 14, Issue 7 (July 1, 2002)
By Robert M. French, Nick Chater