Publications

In press

Kısa, Y. D., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Turan, E., & Göksun, T. (in press). Parental use of spatial language and gestures in early childhood. British Journal of Developmental Psychology.

Akbıyık, S., Karaduman, A., Göksun, T., & Chatterjee, A. (in press). The relationship between gesture use and macrolinguistic discourse abilities in people with focal brain injury. Neuropsychologia

Çatak, E. N., Açık, A., & Göksun, T. (in press). The relationship between handedness and valence: A gesture study. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Kanero, J.Geçgin, V., Oranç, C., Mamus, E., Küntay, A., & Göksun, T. (in press). Social robots for early language learning: Current evidence and future directions. Child Development Perspectives.

Akhavan, N., Göksun, T., & Nozari, N. (in press). The integrity and function of gestures in aphasia. Aphasiology. 

2018

Baykal, G.E., Veryeri Alaca, I., Yantaç, A.E., & Göksun, T. (2018). A review on complementary natures of tangible user interfaces (TUIs) and early spatial learning. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, 16, 104-113.

Sabuncuoğlu, A., Erkaya, M., Buruk, O. T., & Göksun, T. (2018). CodeNotes: Designing a low-cost tangible coding tool for/with children. Proceedings of the 17th Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC’16)

Baykal, G.E.*, Van Mechelen, M., Göksun, T. & Yantaç, A.E. (2018). Designing with and for preschoolers: Adapting methods to observe tangible interactions with spatial manipulatives. FabLearn Conference.

Baykal, G.E., Göksun, T. & Yantaç, A.E. (2018). Customizing Developmentally Situated Design (DSD) Cards: Informing Designers about Preschoolers’ Spatial Learning. In Proceedings of the CHI 2018.

Börütecene, A., Bostan, İ., Akyürek, E., Sabuncuoğlu, A., Temuzkusu, İ., Genç, Ç., Göksun, T., & Özcan. O. (2018). Through the Glance Mug: A Familiar Artefact to Support Opportunistic Search in Meetings. 12th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interactions (TEI).

Belpaeme, T., Vogt, P., van den Berghe, R., Bergmann, K. Göksun, T., de Haas, M., Kanero, J., Kennedy, J., Küntay, A. C., Oudgenoeg-Paz, O., Papadopoulos, F., Schodde, T., Verhagen, J., Wallbridge, C. D., Willemsen, B., de Wit, J., Geçkin, V. , Hoffmann, L., Kopp, S., Krahmer, E. Mamus, E., Montanier, J. M., Oranç, C., & Pandey, A. K. (2018). Guidelines for designing social robots as second language tutors. International Journal of Social Robotics, 10 (3), 325-341.

2017

Van Mechelen, M., Høiseth, M., Baykal, G. E., Van Doorn, F., Vasalou, A., & Schut, A. (2017). Analyzing Children’s Contributions and Experiences in Co-design Activities: Synthesizing Productive Practices. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Interaction Design and Children (pp. 769-772). ACM. Link

Göksun, T., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. (2017). Event perception and language learning: Early interactions between language and thought. In N. Ketrez, A. C. Küntay, Ş. Özçalışkan, & A. Özyürek (Eds) Social Environment and Cognition in Language Development: Studies in honor of Ayhan Aksu-Koç (pp. 179-198). Trends in Language Acquisition Research (TiLAR) Series, John Benjamins.

Özer, D., Tansan, M., Özer, E. E., Malykhina, K., Chatterjee, A., & Göksun, T. (2017). The effects of gesture restriction on spatial language in young and elderly adults. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1471-1476). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link

Özer, D., Kranjec, A., Balcı, F., & Göksun, T. (2017). The effects of duration words and spatial-temporal metaphors on perceived duration In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1477-1482). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link 

Bostan, İ., Buruk, O.T., Canat, M., Tezcan, M., Yurdakul, C., Göksun, T. and Özcan, O.O. (2017). Hands as a Controller: User Preferences for Hand Specific On-Skin Gestures. Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference. Link

Baykal, G.E., Oranç, C., Göksun, T., & Küntay, A. (2017). Preschool children’s technology use and its effects on learning. In Ç. Aydın, T. Göksun, A. Küntay, & D. Tahiroğlu (Eds.), The Child State of Mind: Studies in Cognitive Development (pp. 417-440), 2nd Edition, Istanbul: Koç University Press (in Turkish).

Akhavan, N., Nozari, N., & Göksun, T. (2017). Expression of motion events in Farsi. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 32, 792-804. Link

Karaduman, A., Göksun, T., & Chatterjee, A. (2017). Narratives of focal brain-injured individuals: A macro-level analysis. Neuropsychologia,  99, 314-325. Link

Havlucu, H., Ergin, M. Y., Bostan, İ., Buruk, O. T., Göksun, T., & Özcan, O. (2017). It made more sense: Comparison of user-elicited on-skin touch and free-hand gesture sets. Proceedings of the 19th Human Computer Interaction International Conference. Vancouver, Canada. Link

Börütecene, A., Bostan, İ., Şanlı, G., Genç, Ç., Göksun, T., & Özcan. O. (2017). Coffee cup reading as an inspiration for looking into augmented mugs in social interaction. Proceedings of the 19th Human Computer Interaction International Conference.Vancouver, Canada. Link

2016

Obaid, M., Yantaç. A. E., Barendregt, W., Kırlangıç, G., & Göksun, T. (2016). Robo2Box: A toolkit to elicit children’s design requirements for classroom robots. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Social Robotics. Link

Ramoğlu, M. , Bostan, İ., Obaid, M., Göksun, T., & Özcan. O. (2016). Interaction between abstract agents: Increasing the readability of causal events with animation principles. Proceedings of20th International Mindtrek Conference. Link

Göksun, T. & Chatterjee, A. (2016). Does brain injury impair speech and gesture differently? Ciencia Cognitiva. Link  

Akhavan, N., Göksun, T., & Nozari, N., (2016). Disfluency in gesture and speech. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 716-721). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link

Bostan, İ., Börütecene, A., Özcan, O., & Göksun, T. (2016). Temporal expressions in speech and gesture. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1871-1876). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link

Börütecene, A. Bostan, İ., Göksun, T., & Özcan. O. (2016). Informing Design Decisions for Advice Mediating Handheld Devices by Studying Coffee Cup Reading. Proceedings of the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Game-changing Design (NordiCHI ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA.  Link

Baytaş, M. A., Göksun, T., & Özcan, O., (2016). The Perception of Live-sequenced Electronic Music via Hearing and Sight. Proceedings of the NIME (New Interfaces for Musical Expression) Conference.  

Baykal, G.E., Veryeri Alaca, I., Yantaç, A.E., Göksun, T. (2016). Developing Transmedia Puzzle Play to Facilitate the Spatial Skills of Preschoolers. Proceedings of the 15th Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC’16). Link

Aydın, Ç., Göksun, T., Küntay, A. & Tahiroğlu, D. (2016). Aklın Çocuk Hali: Zihin Gelişimi Araştırmaları. (The Child State of Mind: Studies in Cognitive Development). Istanbul: Koç University Press (in Turkish). Link

Göksun, T., & Özer, D. (2016). Spatial Cognition. In Ç. Aydın, T. Göksun, A. Küntay, & D. Tahiroğlu (Eds.), The Child State of Mind: Studies in Cognitive Development (pp. 107-130), Istanbul, Koç University Press (in Turkish).

Göksun, T., Karaduman, A., Çatak, E., & Akhavan, N. (2016). Language and Thought: A Neuropsychological Approach. In M. Irak (Ed.), Psychopathology and Cognition (pp. 185-222) (in Turkish). 

Kon, M., Göksun, T., Bağcı, A. & Arunachalam, S. (2016). Verb acquisition in English and Turkish: The role of processing. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. Link

Canat M., Tezcan, M. O., Yurdakul, C., Tiza, E., Sefercik, B. C., Bostan, İ., Buruk, O. T., Göksun, T., Özcan, O. (2016). Sensation: Measuring the Effects of a Human-to-Human Social Touch Based Controller on the Player Experience.  In Proceedings of the CHI 2016. Link

2015

Belpaeme, T., Kennedy, J., Baxter, P., Vogt, P., Krahmer, E.E.J., Kopp, S., Bergmann, K., Leseman, P., Küntay, A.C., Göksun, T., Pandey, A.K., Gelin, R., Koudelkova, P., & Deblieck, T. (2015). L2TOR – Second Language Tutoring using Social Robots. In Proceedings of 1st International Workshop on Educational Robotics at ICSR 2015, Paris, France; 10/2015. Link

Göksun, T., Lehet, M., Malykhina, K., & Chatterjee, A. (2015). Spontaneous gesture and spatial language: Evidence from focal brain-injury. Brain and Language, 150, 1-13. Link

Nozari, N. B., Göksun, T., Thompson-Schill, S., & Chatterjee, A. (2015). Phonological similarity affects production of gestures, even in the absence of speech. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1347. Link

Akhavan, N., Nozari, N. B., & Göksun, T., (2015). Motion event expressions in language and gesture: Evidence from Persian. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Link

2014

George, N. Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2014). Carving the world for language learning: How neuroscientific research can enrich the study of first and second language learning. Developmental Neuropsychology, 39, 262-284. Link

Göksun, T., Kranjec, A. & Chatterjee, A. (2014). The development of visual art preferences. Proceedings of the 23rd International Association of Empirical Aesthetics. Link

2013

Göksun, T., George, N., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2013). Forces and Motion: Causal understanding of preschoolers. Child Development, 84, 1285-1295. Link

Göksun, T., Lehet, M., Malykhina, K, & Chatterjee, A. (2013). Naming and gesturing spatial relations: Evidence from focal brain-injured individuals. Neuropsychologia, 51, 1518-1527. Link

Atit, K., Resnick, I., Shipley, T. F., Ormand, C., Manduca, C., Göksun, T., & Tikoff, B. (2013). Spatial gestures point the way to a broader understanding of the gestural referent. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth, Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1786-1791), Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link

Göksun, T., Woods, A. J., Chatterjee, C., Zeloniss, S., Glass, L., & Smith, S. (2013). Elementary school children’s attentional biases in physical and numerical space. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 10, 433-448. Link

Woods, A.J.,Göksun, T., Chatterjee, A. Zelonis, S. J., Glass, L., Mehta, A. & Smith, S. (2013). The development of organized visual search. Acta Psychologica, 143, 191-199. 
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Göksun, T., Goldin-Meadow, S., Newcombe, N.,& Shipley, T. (2013). Individual differences in mental rotation: What does gesture tell us?. Cognitive Processing (Special Issue on Spatial Learning and Reasoning), 14, 153-162. Link

Pruden, S. M., Roseberry, S., Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K, & Golinkoff, R. M. (2013). Infant categorization of path relations during dynamic events. Child Development, 84, 331-345. Link

2012

Matlen, B. J., Atit, K., Göksun, T., Rau, M. A., & Ptouckina, M. (2012). Representing space: Exploring the relationship between gesturing and geoscience understanding in children. In C. Stachniss, K. Schill, & D. Uttal (Eds.), Proceedings of the Spatial Cognition VIII: International Conference on Spatial Cognition (pp. 405-415). Berlin: Springer. Link

Roseberry, S., Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K, & Golinkoff, R. M. (2012). Infants carve categories in a continuous world: Infants discriminate categorical changes before distance changes in dynamic events. Spatial Cognition and Computation, 12, 231-251. Link

Pruden, S. M., Göksun, T., Roseberry, S., Hirsh-Pasek, K, & Golinkoff, R. M. (2012). Find your manners: How do infants detect the invariant manner of motion in dynamic events? Child Development, 83, 977-991. Link

2011

Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K, Golinkoff, R. M., Imai, M., Konishi, H., & Okada, H. (2011). Who is crossing where?: Infants’ discrimination of figures and grounds in events. Cognition, 121, 176-195. Link

Göksun, T., Roeper, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K, & Golinkoff, R. M. (2011).From nounphrase ellipsis to verbphrase ellipsis: The acquisition pathfrom context to abstract reconstruction. In J. Harris and M. Grant,(Eds.) University of Massachusetts Occasional Working Papers in Linguistics Vol 38: Processing Linguistic Structure, (pp. 53-74). Amherst, MA: GLSA. Link

2010

Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2010). How do preschoolers express cause in gesture and speech? Cognitive Development, 25, 56-68.
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Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2010). Trading Spaces: Carving up events for learning language. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 33-42. Link

2009 and earlier

Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2009). Processing figures and grounds in dynamic and static events. In J. Chandlee, M. Franchini, S. Lord, & G. Rheiner(Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, (pp. 199-210). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
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Göksun, T., Küntay, A., & Naigles, L. (2008). Turkish children use morphosyntactic bootstrapping in interpreting verb meaning. Journal of Child Language, 35, 291-323. Link

Naigles, L., Küntay A., Göksun, T, & Lee, J. (2006). Language specific properties influence children’s acquisition of argument structure. In D. Bamman, T. Magnitskaia, &C. Zaller (Eds.). Proceedings of the 30th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 388-398). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. Link