- A word in the hand: action, gesture and mental representation in humans and non-human primatesErica A Cartmill
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 5848 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:129-43. 2012..We argue that gesture played an important role in the transition to symbolic thought and language in human evolution, following a cognitive leap that allowed gesture to incorporate representational elements...
- Pointing and naming are not redundant: children use gesture to modify nouns before they modify nouns in speechErica A Cartmill
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago
Dev Psychol 50:1660-6. 2014..When children point to an object and simultaneously label it, they are beginning to develop their understanding of nouns as a modifiable unit of speech...
- Quality of early parent input predicts child vocabulary 3 years laterErica A Cartmill
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:11278-83. 2013....