- Gesture is at the cutting edge of early language developmentSeyda Ozçalişkan
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 5848 S University Avenue, Green 317, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Cognition 96:B101-13. 2005..Gesture thus continues to be at the cutting edge of early language development, providing stepping-stones to increasingly complex linguistic constructions...
- On learning to draw the distinction between physical and metaphorical motion: is metaphor an early emerging cognitive and linguistic capacity?Seyda Ozçalişkan
University of Chicago, Department of Psychology, 5848 S University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Child Lang 32:291-318. 2005..The results showed metaphor understanding to be an early emerging cognitive and linguistic capacity...
- Do parents lead their children by the hand?Seyda Ozçalişkan
University of Chicago, Department of Psychology, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Child Lang 32:481-505. 2005..Rather, it appears to reflect changes in the children's own skills, illustrating once again gesture's ability to shed light on developing cognitive and linguistic processes...
- Sex differences in language first appear in gestureSeyda Ozçalişkan
Georgia State University, Department of Psychology, PO Box 5010, Atlanta, GA 30302 5010, USA
Dev Sci 13:752-60. 2010..Because G+S combinations are produced earlier than S+S combinations, children's gestures provide the first sign that boys are likely to lag behind girls in the onset of sentence constructions...
- Does language about similarity play a role in fostering similarity comparison in children?Seyda Ozçalişkan
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Cognition 112:217-28. 2009....