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Suzanne Aussems (Assistant Professor)

Suzanne Aussems


Outline of work:

Interests: Developmental Psychology, Gesture Studies, Language Acquisition, Cognitive Development

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Representative Publications:

  • Mumford, K. H., Aussems, S., & Kita, S. (2022). Encouraging pointing with the right hand, but not the left hand, gives right-handed 3-year-olds a linguistic advantage. Developmental Science, e13315. Advance online publication.
  • Aussems, S., Mumford, K. H., & Kita, S. (2022). Prior experience with actions facilitates 3-year-old children’s verb learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151(1), 246–262.
  • Zuniga-Montanez, C., Kita, S., Aussems, S., & Krott, A. (2022). Beyond the shape of things: Infants can be taught to generalise nouns by function. Psychological Science, 32(7), 1073–1085.
  • Aussems, S., & Kita, S. (2021). Seeing iconic gesture promotes first- and second-order verb generalization in preschoolers. Child Development, 92(1), 124–141.
  • Aussems, S., & Kita, S. (2019). Seeing iconic gestures with action events facilitates children’s memory of these events. Child Development, 90(4), 1123–1137.

Supervisor to:

Teruni Ahamat