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    • (Co-)Constructing a theory of mind: from language or through language? 

      Ilgaz, Hande; Allen, Jedediah W. P. (Springer, 2020)
      There is a large body of empirical work that has investigated the relationship between parents’ child-directed speech and their children’s Theory of Mind development. That such a relationship should exist is well motivated ...
    • The language of play: developing preschool vocabulary through play following shared book-reading 

      Toub, T. S.; Hassinger-Das, B.; Nesbitt, K. T.; Ilgaz, Hande; Weisberg, D. S.; Hirsh-Pasek, K.; Golinkoff, R. M.; Nicolopoulou, A.; Dickinson, D. K. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Two studies explored the role of play in a vocabulary intervention for low-income preschoolers. Both studies presented new vocabulary through book-readings. Study 1 children (N = 249; Mage = 59.19 months) were also randomly ...
    • Making the case for playful learning 

      Ilgaz, Hande; Hassinger-Das, B.; Golinkoff, R. M.; Hirsh-Pasek, K. (Springer, 2018)
      Play is one of the natural strengths of childhood through which children acquire and also practice critical language, cognitive, and socio-cognitive abilities. This long-standing belief has widely shaped curriculum in early ...
    • Social meta-learning: learning how to make use of others as a resource for further learning 

      Allen, Jedediah W. P.; Ilgaz, Hande (Springer, 2017)
      While there is general consensus that robust forms of social learning enable the possibility of human cultural evolution, the specific nature, origins, and development of such learning mechanisms remains an open issue. The ...
    • Teaching for breadth and depth of vocabulary knowledge: learning from explicit and implicit instruction and the storybook texts 

      Dickinson, D. K.; Nesbitt, K.; Collins, M.; Hadley, E.; Newman, K.; Rivera, B.; Ilgaz, Hande; Nicolopoulou, A.; Golinkoff, R.; Hirsh-Pasek, K. (Elsevier, 2019)
      This paper reports results from two studies conducted to examine word learning among preschool children in group book reading while we developed a scalable method ofteaching words during book reading. We sought to identify ...