Massi Piattelli-Palmarini

  • 319 Citations
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1969 …2017
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Research Output 1969 2017

2017

«Sic et non» Quanto ha ancora ragione Darwin?

Minelli, A. & Palmarini, M. P., Apr 1 2017, In : Rivista di Filosofia. 108, 1, p. 91-107 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Natural Selection
Gene
Darwinism
Leaves
Common Descent

Quantum field theory and the linguistic Minimalist Program: A remarkable isomorphism

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. & Vitiello, G., Aug 21 2017, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 880, 1, 012016

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
isomorphism
sentences
formalism
condensed matter physics
2016

Many important language universals are not reducible to processing or cognition

Medeiros, D. P., Piattelli-Palmarini, M. & Bever, T. G., Jan 1 2016, In : The Behavioral and brain sciences. 39, p. e86

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Cognition
cognition
Language
Linguistics
language
1 Citations

Normal language in abnormal brains

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. Sep 23 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
Brain
Hemispherectomy
Neurons
Spinal Dysraphism
2013

Introduction

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. & Berwick, R. C., Jan 24 2013, In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
Resources
Poverty of the Stimulus
Attack
Language Structure
Mental Recall
cortexes
dark energy
energy metabolism
Energy Metabolism
3 Citations

Poverty of the Stimulus Stands: Why Recent Challenges Fail1

Berwick, R. C., Chomsky, N. & Piattelli-Palmarini, M. Jan 24 2013 Rich Languages From Poor Inputs. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Poverty of the Stimulus
Schematism
Natural Science
7 Citations

Rich Languages From Poor Inputs

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. & Berwick, R. C. Jan 24 2013 Oxford University Press. 336 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Language
Language Acquisition
Poverty of the Stimulus
Grammar
Syntax
2010

The theory of natural selection

Fodor, J. & Piattelli-Palmarini, M., Apr 30 2010, In : TLS - The Times Literary Supplement. 5587, p. 6 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Selection
5 Citations

What is language, that it may have evolved, and what is evolution, that it may apply to language

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. Jan 1 2010 The Evolution of Human Language: Biolinguistic Perspectives. Cambridge University Press, p. 148-162 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

language
biology
projection
physics
linguistics
2008
2 Citations

Language as ergonomic perfection

Piattelli-Palmarini, M., Hancock, R. & Bever, T., 2008, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 5, p. 530-531 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metaphor
Human Engineering
Language
Linguistics
Cognition
13 Citations

Still a bridge too far? Biolinguistic questions for grounding language on brains

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. & Uriagereka, J. Dec 2008 In : Physics of Life Reviews. 5, 4, p. 207-224 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric grounding
brain
Brain
Dynamical systems
Language
2007
3 Citations

Linguistics in Cognitive Science: The state of the art amended

Boeckx, C. & Piattelli-Palmarini, M. Dec 19 2007 In : Linguistic Review. 24, 4, p. 403-415 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
science
Cognitive Science
Linguistic Theory
Grammarians
2005
26 Citations

Language as a natural object - Linguistics as a natural science

Boeckx, C. & Piattelli-Palmarini, M. Dec 12 2005 In : Linguistic Review. 22, 2-4, p. 447-466 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural sciences
linguistics
language
science
biology
35 Citations

The effect of social content on deductive reasoning: An fMRI study

Canessa, N., Gorini, A., Cappa, S. F., Piattelli-Palmarini, M., Danna, M., Fazio, F. & Perani, D., Sep 2005, In : Human Brain Mapping. 26, 1, p. 30-43 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parietal Lobe
Frontal Lobe
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Psychology
Brain
15 Citations

The evolution of the narrow faculty of language: The skeptical view and a reasonable conjecture

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. & Uriagereka, J. Jan 1 2005 In : Lingue e Linguaggio. 4, 1, p. 27-80 54 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

syntax
language
reorganization
grammar
present
2003

Arguments in the syntactic straitjacket

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. & Harley, H. Jun 2003 In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 26, 3, p. 297-298 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
1 Citations

Basic concepts: to put it simply...

Piattelli-Palmarini, M., Dec 11 2003, In : Nature. 426, 6967, p. 607 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vocabulary
cognition
science and technology
Semantics
Cognition
2002
2 Citations

The barest essentials

Piattelli-Palmarini, M., Mar 14 2002, In : Nature. 416, 6877, p. 129 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001
Names
Cues
algal bloom
learning
Learning
2000
6 Citations

The metric of open-mindedness

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. Nov 2000 In : Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. 18, 4, p. 859-862 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1997

Chapter 11 The problem of meaning in generative grammar

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. & Cecchetto, C., 1997, In : Advances in Psychology. 122, C, p. 415-469 55 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1994
17 Citations

Ever since language and learning: afterthoughts on the Piaget-Chomsky debate

Piattelli-Palmarini, M., 1994, In : Cognition. 50, 1-3, p. 315-346 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
Learning
language
learning
Child Language
1990
2 Citations

Sélection sémantique et sélection naturelle le rôle causal du lexique

Piattelli-Palmarini, M., Jan 1990, In : Revue de synthèse. 111, 1-2, p. 57-94 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Causal
1 Citations

Which came first, the egg-problem or the hen-solution?

Piattelli-Palmarini, M. 1990 In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 13, 1, p. 84-86 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ovum
Egg
1989
156 Citations
Cognition
biology
cognition
Language
evolutionary theory
1969

Nmr studies in solution of poly‐L‐proline

Conti, F., Piattelli, M. & Viglino, P., 1969, In : Biopolymers. 8, 2, p. 304 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

polyproline
24 Citations

NMR studies in solution of poly‐L‐proline

Conti, F., Piatelli, M. & Viglino, P., 1969, In : Biopolymers. 7, 3, p. 411-415 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isomerization
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Conformations
Protons
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy