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Creoles are typologically distinct from non-creoles
In creolist circles, there has been a long-standing debate whether creoles differ structurally from non-creole languages and thus would form a special class of languages with specific typologicalExpand
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The simplicity of creoles in a cross-linguistic perspective
This paper discusses the possibility of quantifying complexity in languages in general, and in creoles in particular. Expand
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Sveriges språk - vem talar vad och var?
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Does multilingualism affect the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease?: A worldwide analysis by country
It has been suggested that the cognitive requirements associated with bi- and multilingual processing provide a form of mental exercise that, through increases in cognitive reserve and brain fitness,Expand
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Modeling the Evolution of Creoles
Various theories have been proposed regarding the origin of creole languages. Describing a process where only the end result is documented involves several methodological difficulties. In this papeExpand
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Which parts of language are the most stable?
Abstract This paper presents an algorithm intended to quantify the diachronic stability of linguistic characteristics. It is argued that a linguistic feature whose presence or absence is bestExpand
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Modelling the evolution of creoles
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