Caleb Everett

Associate Professor

Caleb's research examines the interaction of language and other forms of thought, and also explores potential environmental influences on language evolution. For more information on his work, visit Caleb's personal site

Some of Dr. Everett's recent publications include:


Everett, C. 2017. Numbers and the Making of Us. Harvard University Press.

Everett, C. 2013a. Linguistic relativity: Evidence across languages and cognitive domains. De Gruyter Mouton. vii +298 pp. 


Everett, C. 2016. Lexical and grammatical number are cognitively and historically dissociable. (Commentary) Current Anthropology 57.351.

Everett, C, D. Blasi, and S. Roberts. 2015. Climate, vocal folds, and tonal languages: Connecting the physiological and geographic dots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112.1322-1327.

Everett, C. 2014. Sounding the depths at the confluence of numerosity and language. Linguistics Vanguard 1.1-9.

Everett, C. 2013b. Evidence for direct geographic influences on linguistic sounds: The case of ejectives. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65275. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065275

 Everett, C. 2013c. Without language, no distinctly human numerosity: A reply to Coolidge and Overmann. (Commentary) Current Anthropology 54.81-82. 

Everett, C. & K. Madora. 2012. Quantity recognition among speakers of an anumeric language. Cognitive Science 36.130-141.



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