"We model the impact of the number of native speakers, the proportion of nonnative speakers, the number of linguistic neighbors, and the status of a language on grammatical complexity while controlling for spatial and phylogenetic autocorrelation."

Olena Shcherbakova et al., Societies of strangers do not speak less complex languages. Sci. Adv. 9, eadf7704 (2023). DOI: @linguistics @anthropology

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