Nicolas Fay

Dr, BSc Stir., PhD Glas.

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 621 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
20002021
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Research Output 2000 2018

  • 621 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 6 Conference paper
  • 1 Conference presentation/ephemera
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
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2018
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
Artifacts
artifact
Language
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

Learning
Communication
Feedback
Interpersonal Relations
Experiments
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

Suicide
Suicidal Ideation
Self Report
Risk Management
Cognition

Universal Principles of Human Communication: Preliminary Evidence From a Cross-cultural Communication Game

Fay, N., Walker, B., Swoboda, N., Umata, I., Fukaya, T., Katagiri, Y. & Garrod, S., 1 Sep 2018, In : Cognitive Science. 42, 7, p. 2397-2413 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Interpersonal Relations
Linguistics
Communication systems
Repair
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

How to create a human communication system a theoretical model

Lister, C. J. & Fay, N., 2017, In : Interaction Studies. 18, 3, p. 314-329 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
communications technology
communication (human)
communication system
Communication systems
language
20 Citations (Scopus)

The sky is falling: evidence of a negativity bias in the social transmission of information

Bebbington, K., MacLeod, C., Ellison, T. M. & Fay, N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 38, 1, p. 92-101 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accidental Falls
Survival
Reproduction
Anxiety
anxiety
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)
File
Fear
Anxiety
Anecdotes
Students
Evaluation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Stick or switch: A selection heuristic predicts when people take the perspective of others or communicate egocentrically

Rogers, S. L. & Fay, N., 20 Jul 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 7, p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
communication (human)
Communication
Switches
Cultural Evolution
communication skills
2014
33 Citations (Scopus)

Creating a communication system from scratch: Gesture beats vocalization hands down

Fay, N., Lister, C. J., Ellison, M. & Goldin-Meadow, S., 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, APR, p. 12pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gestures
Hand
Communication
Aptitude
Emotions
16 Citations (Scopus)

Cultural selection drives the evolution of human communication systems

Tamariz, M., Ellison, M., Barr, D. J. & Fay, N., Aug 2014, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281, 1788, 6 p., 20140488.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
communications technology
communication (human)
Communication systems
Communication
Cultural Evolution
11 Citations (Scopus)

Iconicity: From sign to system in human communication and language

Fay, N., Ellison, T. M. & Garrod, S., 2014, In : Pragmatics and Cognition. 22, 2, p. 244-263

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

communication system
Communication systems
Language
Communication
communication
20 Citations (Scopus)

Probing the implicit suicidal mind: Does the death/suicide implicit association test reveal a desire to die, or a diminished desire to live?

Harrison, D., Stritzke, W., Fay, N., Ellison, M. & Hudaib, A. R., 2014, In : Psychological Assessment. 26, 3, p. 831-840

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suicide
Cognition
Survival
Risk Management
Self Report
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Audience Design through Social Interaction during Group Discussion

Rogers, S., Fay, N. & Maybery, M., 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 2, p. 7pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
36 Citations (Scopus)

How to bootstrap a human communication system

Fay, N., Arbib, M. & Garrod, S., 2013, In : Cognitive Science. 37, 7, p. 1356-1367

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gestures
Communication systems
Communication
Language
Emotions
22 Citations (Scopus)

The Cultural Evolution of Human Communication Systems in Different Sized Populations: Usability Trumps Learnability

Fay, N. & Ellison, M., 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 8, p. 9pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cultural Evolution
communications technology
communication (human)
Communication systems
Communication
2011
20 Citations (Scopus)
2010
40 Citations (Scopus)

Can iterated learning explain the emergence of graphical symbols?

Garrod, S., Fay, N., Rogers, S., Walker, B. & Swoboda, N., 2010, In : Interaction Studies. 11, 1, p. 33-50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Listeners influence speakers' perceived communication effectiveness

Fay, N., Page, A. & Serfaty, C. J., 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 46, p. 689-692

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Citations (Scopus)

The Interactive Evolution of Human Communication Systems

Fay, N., Garrod, S., Roberts, L. L. & Swoboda, N., 2010, In : Cognitive Science. 34, p. 351-386

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
7 Citations (Scopus)

Speaker overestimation of communication effectiveness and fear of negative evaluation: Being realistic is unrealistic

Fay, N., Page, A., Serfaty, C., Tai, H. W. & Winkler, C., 2008, In : Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 15, 6, p. 1160-1165

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Fear
Communication
Anxiety
Evaluation
Listeners
58 Citations (Scopus)

The fitness and functionality of culturally evolved communication systems

Fay, N., Garrod, S. & Roberts, L., 2008, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences. 363, 1509, p. 3553-3561

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

communications technology
communication (human)
Communication systems
Animal Communication
Communication
2007
105 Citations (Scopus)

Foundations of representation : where might graphical symbol systems come from?

Garrod, S., Fay, N., Lee, J., Oberlander, J. & Macleod, T., 2007, In : Cognitive Science. 31, 6, p. 961-987

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Electric grounding
Experiments
cyhalothrin
Feedback
2002

Interactional Context in Graphical Communication

Healey, P. G. T., Garrod, S., Fay, N., Lee, J. & Oberlander, J., 2002, In : Cognitive Science. p. 441-446 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

communication
experiment
co-ordination
convention
29 Citations (Scopus)

PERSPECTIVE IN STATEMENTS OF QUANTITY, WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY

Sanford, A. J., Fay, N., Stewart, A. & Moxey, L., 2002, In : Psychological Science. 13, 2, p. 130-134

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fats
Psychology
Language
2001
3 Citations (Scopus)

When being included is being excluded: A note on complement set focus and the inclusion relation

Sanford, A. J., Williams, C. & Fay, N., 2001, In : Memory and Cognition. 29, 8, p. 1096-1101

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2000
84 Citations (Scopus)

Group Discussion as Interactive Dialogue or as Serial Monologue: The Influence of Group Size

Fay, N., Garrod, S. & Carletta, J., 2000, In : Psychological Science. 11, 6, p. 481-486

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Wechsler Subscale IQ and Subtest Profile of Early Treated Phenylketonuria

Griffiths, P. V., Demellweek, C., Fay, N., Robinson, P. H. & Davidson, D. C., 2000, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 82, 3, p. 209-215

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle