Pierre Pica

Affiliations: 
Paris VIII University; CNRS, Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France 
Area:
linguistics, behavioral psychology
Website:
http://www.umr7023.cnrs.fr/anciens-membres
Google:
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Bio:

Pierre Pica (born January 5, 1951), is a research associate (Chargé de Recherche) at the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris. Associated Professor with the Brain Institute of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, he is a specialist in theoretical linguistics and more specifically of comparative syntax.

Dr. Pica has concentrated his research on the notion of parameters in linguistic. He has also shown that the respective properties of reflexive pronouns could be derived from their morphological properties. He is currently studying the distinction between the internal and external aspects of the Faculty of language and is also working on a fine grained distinction between competence and linguistic performance.

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Noam Chomsky research assistant 1986- MIT; Harvard (LinguisTree)
Susan Carey research scientist Harvard University - Psychology Department
Jerry A. Fodor research scientist Rutgers The St University Of Nj New Brunswick (LinguisTree)
Charles Randy Gallistel research scientist Rutgers

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J Rooryck research scientist Université de Paris VIII (LinguisTree)
William Snyder research scientist 1990- MIT and Harvard
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Amalric M, Wang L, Pica P, et al. (2017) The language of geometry: Fast comprehension of geometrical primitives and rules in human adults and preschoolers. Plos Computational Biology. 13: e1005273
Piazza M, Pica P, Izard V, et al. (2013) Education enhances the acuity of the nonverbal approximate number system. Psychological Science. 24: 1037-43
McCrink K, Spelke ES, Dehaene S, et al. (2013) Non-symbolic halving in an Amazonian indigene group. Developmental Science. 16: 451-62
Pica P, Jackson S, Blake R, et al. (2011) Comparing biological motion perception in two distinct human societies. Plos One. 6: e28391
Izard V, Pica P, Spelke ES, et al. (2011) Flexible intuitions of Euclidean geometry in an Amazonian indigene group. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 9782-7
Izard V, Pica P, Dehaene S, et al. (2011) Geometry as a Universal Mental Construction Space, Time and Number in the Brain. 319-332
Dehaene S, Izard V, Pica P, et al. (2009) Response to comment on "log or linear? Distinct intuitions of the number scale in western and Amazonian indigene cultures" Science. 323: 38c
Izard V, Pica P, Spelke E, et al. (2008) Exact Equality and Successor Function: Two Key Concepts on the Path towards understanding Exact Numbers. Philosophical Psychology. 21: 491
Izard V, Pica P, Spelke E, et al. (2008) [The mapping of numbers on space: evidence for an original logarithmic intuition]. MéDecine Sciences : M/S. 24: 1014-6
Núñez RE. (2008) Reading between the number lines. Science (New York, N.Y.). 321: 1293-4; author reply
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