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Murphy, E., & Leivada, E. A model for learning strings is not a model of language. PNAS 119(23): e2201651119. [PDF]

Murphy, E., Hoshi, K., & Benitez-Burraco, A. Subcortical syntax: reconsidering the neural dynamics of language. Journal of Neurolinguistics 62: 101062. [PDF]

Murphy, E., Woolnough, O., Rollo, P.S., Roccaforte, Z., Segaert, K., Hagoort, P., & Tandon, N. (2022). Minimal phrase composition revealed by intracranial recordings. Journal of Neuroscience 42(15): 3216-3227. [PDF]

Leivada, E., & Murphy, E. A demonstration of the uncomputability of parametric models of language acquisition and a biologically plausible alternative. Language Development Research 2(1): 105-138. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Review: Cedric Boeckx, Reflections on Language Evolution: From Minimalism to Pluralism. Journal of Linguistics (forthcoming). [PDF]

Murphy, E. Copredication and complexity revisited: A reply to Löhr and Michel. Cognitive Science 46: 13207. [PDF]


Murphy, E. Predicate order and coherence in copredication. Inquiry [PDF]

Leivada, E., & Murphy, E. Mind the (terminological) gap: 10 misused, ambiguous, or polysemous terms in linguistics. Ampersand 8: 100073. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Persistence conditions of institutional entities: investigating copredication through a forced-choice experiment. Frontiers in Psychology 12: 528862. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Linguistic Representation and Processing of Copredication. PhD Thesis. University College London. [PDF]


Murphy, E. Language design and communicative competence: the minimalist perspective. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics 5(1): 2. [PDF]

Murphy, E., & Shim, J-Y. Copy invisibility and (non-)categorial labeling. Linguistic Research 37(2): 187-215. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Commentary: A compositional neural architecture for language. Frontiers in Psychology 11: 2101. [PDF].


Murphy, E. Anarchism and science. The Palgrave Handbook of Anarchism. Carl Levy & Matthew S. Adams (Eds). London: Palgrave Macmillan. 193-209. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Review of Protest: Stories of Resistance, Ra Page (Ed). Anarchist Studies 27(1): 106-108. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Acceptability properties of abstract senses in copredication. Bolognesi, M., & Steen, G. (Ed). Perspectives on Abstract Concepts: From Cognitive Processing to Semantic Representation and Linguistic Expression. Human Cognitive Processing Series. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 145-165. [PDF]

Murphy, E. No country for Oldowan men: emerging factors in language evolution. Frontiers in Psychology 10: 1448. [PDF]

Benítez-Burraco, A., & Murphy, E. Why brain oscillations are improving our understanding of language. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 13: 190. [PDF]


Murphy, E. A domesticated code: on the emergence of the oscillatory basis of phrase structure. Cuskley, C., Flaherty, M., McCrohon, L., Little, H., Ravignani, A., & Verhoef, T. (Eds). The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference (Evolang 12). Torun: Nicolaus Copernicus University. 335-338. [PDF]

Murphy, E., & Benítez-Burraco, A. Paleo-oscillomics: inferring aspects of Neanderthal language abilities from gene regulation of neural oscillations. Journal of Anthropological Sciences 96: 111-124. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Anarchy and identity: on power and loneliness in the works of John Cowper Powys. The Powys Journal 28: 120-139. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Interfaces (travelling oscillations) + recursion (delta-theta code) = language. Luef, E., & Marin, M. (Eds). The Talking Species: Perspectives on the Evolutionary, Neuronal and Cultural Foundations of Language. Graz: Unipress Graz Verlag. 251-269. [PDF]

Murphy, E., & Benítez-Burraco, A. Toward the language oscillogenome. Frontiers in Psychology 9: 1999. [PDF]

Murphy, E. No country for Oldowan men: self-domestication and cranial globularity as factors in language evolution. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 30: 35-56. [PDF]


Murphy, E. Acquiring the impossible: developmental stages of copredication. Frontiers in Psychology 8: 1072. [PDF]

Murphy, E., & Benítez-Burraco, A. Language deficits in schizophrenia and autism as related oscillatory connectomopathies: an evolutionary account. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 83: 742-764. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Implications of travelling weakly coupled oscillators for the cortical language circuit. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 29: 24-29. [PDF]


Benítez-Burraco, A., & Murphy, E. The oscillopathic nature of language deficits in autism: from genes to language evolution. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10: 120. [PDF]

Murphy, E. The human oscillome and its explanatory potential. Biolinguistics 10: 6-20. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Phasal eliminativism, anti-lexicalism, and the status of the unarticulated. Biolinguistics 10: 21- 50. [PDF]

Murphy, E. An oscillomic approach to the human cognitive phenotype: philosophical and empirical reflections. York Papers in Linguistics, Proceedings of the Third Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics at York (PARLAY 2015) Conference 3: 30-39. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Evolutionary monkey oscillomics: generating linking hypotheses from preserved brain rhythms. Theoretical Linguistics 42(1-2): 117-137. [PDF]

Benítez-Burraco, A., Lattanzi, W., & Murphy, E. Language impairments in ASD resulting from a failed domestication of the human brain. Frontiers in Neuroscience 10: 373. [PDF]

Murphy, E., & Benítez-Burraco, A. Bridging the gap between genes and language deficits in schizophrenia: an oscillopathic approach. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10: 422. [PDF]  

Murphy, E. A pragmatic oscillome: aligning visual attentional mechanisms with language comprehension. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 10: 72. [PDF]

Murphy, E. A theta-gamma neural code for feature set composition with phase-entrained delta nestings. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 28: 1-23. [PDF]

Wilkinson, C., & Murphy, E. Joint interventions in autism spectrum disorder: relating oscillopathies and syntactic deficits. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 28: 1-7. [PDF]


Murphy, E. Review of Elementary Syntactic Structures: Prospects of a Feature-Free Syntax by Cedric Boeckx. Journal of Linguistics 51(3): 682-685. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Labels, cognomes and cyclic computation: an ethological perspective. Frontiers in Psychology 6: 715. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Reference, phases and individuation: topics at the labeling-interpretive interface. Opticon1826 17(5): 1-13. [PDF]

Murphy, E. The brain dynamics of linguistic computation. Frontiers in Psychology 6: 1515. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Neural substrates of copredication: when an unstoppable scan meets an impossible object. York Papers in Linguistics, Proceedings of the second Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics at York (PARLAY 2014) conference, 2: 75-88. [PDF]


Murphy, E. Review of Definite Descriptions by Paul Elbourne. The Linguistic Review 31(2): 435-444. [PDF]

Murphy, E. Joyce on nationality, language and religion. Innervate 5: 39-45. [PDF]