Jana Iverson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Putting language back in the body: speech and gesture on three time frames
    Spencer D Kelly
    Department of Psychology Neuroscience Program, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 22:323-49. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Gesture and speech in maternal input to children with Down's syndrome
    Jana M Iverson
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:235-51. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Gesture and motor skill in relation to language in children with language impairment
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3415 Sennott Square, 210 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 54:72-86. 2011
  4. pmc Developing language in a developing body: the relationship between motor development and language development
    Jana M Iverson
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA
    J Child Lang 37:229-61. 2010
  5. pmc The relationship between reduplicated babble onset and laterality biases in infant rhythmic arm movements
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3415 Sennott Square, 210 S Bouquet St Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Brain Lang 101:198-207. 2007
  6. pmc Variation in vocal-motor development in infant siblings of children with autism
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3415 Sennott Square, 210 S Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:158-70. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Gesture paves the way for language development
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:367-71. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Infant vocal-motor coordination: precursor to the gesture-speech system?
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Child Dev 75:1053-66. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Investigating motionese: The effect of infant-directed action on infants' attention and object exploration
    Erin A Koterba
    3213 Sennott Square, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 32:437-44. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between gestures and words in children with Down's syndrome and typically developing children in the early stages of communicative development
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 38:179-97. 2003

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Putting language back in the body: speech and gesture on three time frames
    Spencer D Kelly
    Department of Psychology Neuroscience Program, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 22:323-49. 2002
    ..Throughout, we take an embodied view of language and argue that the neural, cognitive, and social components of language processing are firmly grounded in bodily action...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gesture and speech in maternal input to children with Down's syndrome
    Jana M Iverson
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:235-51. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Gesture and motor skill in relation to language in children with language impairment
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3415 Sennott Square, 210 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 54:72-86. 2011
    ..To examine gesture and motor abilities in relation to language in children with language impairment (LI)...
  4. pmc Developing language in a developing body: the relationship between motor development and language development
    Jana M Iverson
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA
    J Child Lang 37:229-61. 2010
    ..Implications of this perspective for current views of co-occurring language and motor impairments and for methodology in the field of child language research are also considered...
  5. pmc The relationship between reduplicated babble onset and laterality biases in infant rhythmic arm movements
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3415 Sennott Square, 210 S Bouquet St Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Brain Lang 101:198-207. 2007
    ..This finding suggests that the link between babble onset and increased rhythmic arm activity may not be the product of language-specific mechanisms, but is rather part of a broader developmental process that is also perceptual and motor...
  6. pmc Variation in vocal-motor development in infant siblings of children with autism
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3415 Sennott Square, 210 S Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:158-70. 2007
    ..In addition, they demonstrated attenuated patterns of change in rhythmic arm activity around the time of reduplicated babble onset; and they were highly likely to exhibit delayed language development at 18 months...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gesture paves the way for language development
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:367-71. 2005
    ..Changes in gesture thus not only predate but also predict changes in language, suggesting that early gesture may be paving the way for future developments in language...
  8. ncbi request reprint Infant vocal-motor coordination: precursor to the gesture-speech system?
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Child Dev 75:1053-66. 2004
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Investigating motionese: The effect of infant-directed action on infants' attention and object exploration
    Erin A Koterba
    3213 Sennott Square, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 32:437-44. 2009
    ..Results indicated that variation in amplitude and repetition were tied to differences in infant attention, and varying levels of repetition were tied to differences in object exploration...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between gestures and words in children with Down's syndrome and typically developing children in the early stages of communicative development
    Jana M Iverson
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 38:179-97. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Young children use their hands to tell their mothers what to say
    Susan Goldin-Meadow
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Dev Sci 10:778-85. 2007
    ..Gesture thus offers a mechanism by which children can point out their thoughts to mothers, who then calibrate their speech to those thoughts, and potentially facilitate language-learning...
  12. ncbi request reprint Oromotor and communication findings in joubert syndrome: further evidence of multisystem apraxia
    Barbara A Braddock
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    J Child Neurol 21:160-3. 2006
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Research Grants9

  1. Vocal-Motor and Speech-Gesture Coordinations in Infancy
    Jana Iverson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Identification of the typical pattern and normal range of variation in early vocal-manual coordination will provide normative information required for future diagnostic research. ..
  2. Early Identification of Autism: A Prospective Study
    Jana Iverson; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Early Identification of Autism: A Prospective Study
    Jana M Iverson; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  4. Early Identification of Autism: A Prospective Study
    Jana Iverson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....