Welcome to the Goldin-Meadow Laboratory
The Goldin-Meadow Laboratory is a research lab at the University of Chicago in the Department of Psychology headed by Susan Goldin-Meadow. The lab is composed of graduate students and researchers pursuing independent topics related to cognition, development, education, linguistics, and various other fields, but interrelated by the lab’s main focus – the study of non-verbal communication, specifically gestures.
In the News
- Linguistic Society of America (October 31, 2019): Best paper in Language 2019 award to be given to article on emergent sign systems.
- UChicago News (May 29, 2019): What nearly all languages have in common – whether you speak or sign.
- The Chinese University of Hong Kong (January, 2015): Gesturing with Eloquence: CUHK professor helps autistic children communicate with gestures.
- Tableau (May 13, 2014): Vital Signs: Three scholars meet where gesture, sign, and language, converge.
- UChicago News (March 10, 2014): Gesturing with hands is a powerful tool for children’s math learning.