Publications

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Hilverman, C., Clough, S., Duff, M. C., & Cook, S. W. (2018). Patients with hippocampal amnesia successfully integrate gesture and speechNeuropsychologia, 117, 332-338.

Hilverman, C., Cook, S. W., & Duff, M. C. (2018). Hand gestures support word learning in patients with hippocampal amnesia. Hippocampus28(6), 406-415.

Hilverman, C., Cook, S. W., & Duff, M. C. (2017). The influence of the hippocampus and declarative memory on word use: Patients with amnesia use less imageable words. Neuropsychologia106, 179-186.

Cui, J., Adamo-Villani, N., Cook, S. W., Friedman, H., Duggan+, K. & Popescu, V. (in press). An animation stimuli system for research on instructor gestures in education. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications.

Cook, S. W. & Fenn, K. M. (2017). The Function of Gesture in Learning and Memory. In. Church, R.B., Alibali, M.W. & Kelly, S.D. (Eds), Why Gesture? How the Hands Function in speaking, thinking and communicating. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Cook, S. W., Duggan, K. A., Friedman, H. S., Cui+, J., & Popescu, V. (2017). Hand Gesture and Mathematics Learning: Lessons from an Avatar. Cognitive Science, 41, 518-535.

Hilliard, C. A. & Cook, S.W. (2017). A Technique for Measuring Body Movement From Video. Behavioral Research Methods, 49(1), 1-12.
     (recipient of 2017 Clifford T. Morgan Best Article Award from the Psychonomic Society)

Hilverman, C., Cook, S. W., & Duff, M. C. (2016). Hippocampal declarative memory supports gesture production: Evidence from amnesia. Cortex, 85, 25-36.

Anasingaraju, S., Wu, M. L., Adamo-Villani, N., Popescu, V., Cook, S. W., Nathan, M., & Alibali, M. (2016). Digital Learning Activities Delivered by Eloquent Instructor Avatars:
Scaling With Problem Instance. In Proceedings of Siggraph Asia 2016 – Education Symposium. ACM Digital Library.

Hilliard, C. A. & Cook, S.W. (2016). Bridging Gaps In Common Ground: Speakers Design their Gestures for their Listeners. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(1), 91-103.

Hilliard, C. A., O’Neal, E., Plumert, J. & Cook, S.W. (2015). Mothers Modulate Their Gesture Independently of Their Speech. Cognition, 140, 89-94.

Klooster, N.B., Cook, S.W., Uc, E.Y., & Duff, M.C. (2015). Gestures make memories, but what kind? Patients with impaired procedural memory display disruptions in gesture production and comprehension. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 1054. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.01054

Cook, S. W. (2014).  Gesture and Working Memory. In Müller, C, Cienki, A., Fricke, E., Ladewig, S, McNeill, D. & Teßendor, S. (Eds), Handbook on Body – Language – Thought (pp 1936-1942). Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter. 

Cook, S. W., Duffy, R.G. & Fenn, K. M. (2013). Consolidation and transfer of learning after observing hand gesture.  Child Development, 84 (6), 1863-1871.

Goldin- Meadow, S. & Cook, S. W., (2012).  Gesture in Thought.  In K. J. Holyoak & R. G. Morrison (Eds.), Oxford handbook of thinking and reasoning (pp. 631-649). New York: Oxford University Press.

Cook, S. W., Yip, T., & Goldin-Meadow, S.  (2012). Gestures, but not meaningless movements, lighten working memory load when explaining math.  Language and Cognitive Processes, 27 4, 594-610.

Cook, S. W. (2011).  Abstract thinking in space and time: Using gesture to learn math.  Cognition, Brain, Behavior, 15, 553-570.

Cook, S. W., Yip, T., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2010).  Gesture makes memories that last.  Journal of Memory and Language, 63, 465-475.

Cook, S. W. & Tanenhaus, M. K.  (2009).  Embodied understanding: Speakers’ gestures affect listeners’ actions.  Cognition, 113, 98-104.

Cook, S. W., Jaeger, T.F. & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2009). Producing Less Preferred Structures: More Gestures, Less Fluency. In N. A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 62-67).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. 

Goldin-Meadow, S., Cook, S. W., & Mitchell, Z. A. (2009). Gesturing gives children new ideas about math. Psychological Science, 20, 267-272.

Cook, S. W., & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2008). Speakers Communicate Their Perceptual-Motor Experience to Listeners Nonverbally. In B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 957-962). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Cook, S. W., Mitchell, Z., Goldin-Meadow, S. (2008).  Gesturing makes learning last.  Cognition, 106, 1047-1058.

Broaders, S., Cook, S.W., Mitchell, Z., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2007).  Making Children Gesture Reveals Implicit Knowledge and Leads to Learning.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 136, 539-550.

Cook, S. W. & Goldin-Meadow, S.  (2006).  The Role of Gesture in Learning:  Do Children Use Their Hands to Change Their Minds?  Journal of Cognition and Development, 7, 211-232.

Goldin-Meadow, S. & Wagner, S.M.  (2005).  How our hands help us learn.  Trends in Cognitive Science, 9, 234-241

Wagner, S. M., Nusbaum, H. & Goldin-Meadow, S.  (2004).  Probing the Mental Representation of Gesture:  Is Handwaving Spatial?  Journal of Memory and Language, 50, 395-407.

Goldin-Meadow, S., Nusbaum, H., Kelly, S. & Wagner, S.  (2001).  Explaining Math:  Gesturing Lightens the Load.  Psychological Science, 12, 516-522.