Nicolas Fay

Dr, BSc Stir., PhD Glas.

  • The University of Western Australia (M304), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 642 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • Interpersonal communication
  • Language origin and evolution
  • Social anxiety

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Research Output 2000 2019

  • 642 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 28 Article
  • 6 Conference paper
  • 1 Conference presentation/ephemera
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

Increasing population size can inhibit cumulative cultural evolution

Fay, N., De Kleine, N., Walker, B. & Caldwell, C. A., 2 Apr 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 14, p. 6726-6731 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cultural Evolution
Population Density
Social Conditions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Applying the cultural ratchet to a social artefact: The cumulative cultural evolution of a language game

Fay, N., Ellison, T. M., Tylén, K., Fusaroli, R., Walker, B. & Garrod, S., May 2018, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 39, 3, p. 300-309

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cultural Evolution
Social Conditions
1 Citation (Scopus)

How to Create Shared Symbols

Fay, N., Walker, B., Swoboda, N. & Garrod, S., 1 May 2018, In : Cognitive Science. 42, p. 241-269 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interpersonal Relations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Suicide risk assessment: Trust an implicit probe or listen to the patient?

Harrison, D. P., Stritzke, W. G. K., Fay, N. & Hudaib, A-R., Oct 2018, In : Psychological Assessment. 30, 10, p. 1317-1329

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suicidal Ideation
Self Report
Risk Management
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The sky is falling: evidence of a negativity bias in the social transmission of information

Bebbington, K. R., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis


Projects 2005 2021