Susan Wagner Cook

Susan Wagner Cook
Assistant Professor
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2006
Office: 
W316A SSH
Office Phone: 
319-384-1815
Curriculum Vitae: 
Lab: 
E8 SSH
Lab Phone: 
319-353-2987
Research Interests: 

Cognitive development; hand gesture; embodied cognition; mathematical cognition; language production and comprehension

Primary Research Area: 
Developmental Science
Representative Publications: 

Cook, S. W., Duffy, R.G. & Fenn, K. M. (in press). Consolidation and transfer of learning after observing hand gesture.  Child Development.

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.

 

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