Caleb Everett


Caleb's research examines the interaction of language and nonlinguistic thought. His work also explores potential environmental influences on the development of languages. For more information, visit his personal site

Some of Dr. Everett's recent publications are listed below.


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. 


Everett, C. 2017. From patterns in language to patterns in thought: Relativity realized across the Americas. International Journal of American Linguistics 83.173-201.

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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