Recent Publications

Goldin-Meadow, S., & Karmiloff-Smith, A. (2021). The cognitive underpinnings of relative clause comprehension in children. In Taking development SERIOUSLY: A festschrift for ANNETTE Karmiloff-Smith: NEUROCONSTRUCTIVISM and the Multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the emergence of mind (pp. 16–32). essay, Routledge.

Frausel, R. R., Richland, L. E., Levine, S. C., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2021). Personal narrative as a “breeding ground” for higher-order thinking talk in early parent–child interactions. Developmental Psychology, 57(4), 519–534.

Brown, A. R., Pouw, W., Brentari, D., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2021). People Are Less Susceptible to Illusion When They Use Their Hands to Communicate Rather Than Estimate. Psychological Science.

Demir-Lira, Ö. E., Asaridou, S. S., Nolte, C., Small, S. L., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2021). Parent Language Input Prior to School Forecasts Change in Children’s Language-Related Cortical Structures During Mid-Adolescence. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15.

Cooperrider, K., Fenlon, J., Keane, J., Brentari, D., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2021). How Pointing is Integrated into Language: Evidence From Speakers and Signers. Frontiers in Communication, 6.

Novack, M., Brentari, D., Goldin-Meadow, S., Waxman, S. (2021). Sign language, like spoken language, promotes object categorization in young hearing infants, Cognition, Volume 215, DOI:

Abner, N., Namboodiripad, S., Spaepen, E., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2021). Emergent morphology in child homesign: Evidence from number languagueLanguage Learning and Development, 1-25, DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2021.1922281.

    Books & Monographs 

    Goldin-Meadow, S. & Mylander, C. Gestural communication in deaf children: The effects and non-effects of parental input on early language development. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 1984, 49 (3), No. 207.

    Iverson, J. M. & Goldin-Meadow, S (Eds.). The nature and functions of gesture in children’s communications, in the New Directions for Child Development series, No. 79, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.

    Goldin-Meadow, S. The Resilience of Language: What gesture creation in deaf children can tell us about how all children learn language. In the Essays in Developmental Psychologyseries (J. Werker & H. Wellman, Eds.). New York: Psychology Press, 2003.