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Invited lectures and keynotes

2017

  • Ozyurek, A. (November, 2017) Keynote Lecture. You see what I mean ?   What language in our hands reveals about language, cognition and communication 62nd StuTs  Nijmegen Student German Student Conference  of Linguistics

  • Ozyurek, A. (June 20, 2017). Invited speaker.The role of gestures in spoken language comprehension. (CHScom2017) Cognitive Hearing Sciences and Communication Conference, Lipkoping, Sweden
  • Ozyurek (July 2017). Keynote Lecture, Congress for International Association for Child Language, IASCL, Lyon France

2016

  • Ozyurek (January 29, 2016) Invited Lecture. Giving speech a hand: A multimodal view on language and processing. Auditory Seminar , Cochlear Implant Unit, University Medical Center Groningen
  • Ozyurek, A. (January, 2016). Invited lecture. Comprehending visible utterances. In Symposium on Visual information in Language Comprehension, convened by Patti Adank , Experimental Psychology Society Conference, London
  • Ozyurek, (May 8, 2016). Invited Speaker. 3rd International Symposium on Brain and Cognition, Yeditepe University, Istanbul
  • Ozyurek, A. ( Nov, 2016) Keynote Lecture  Xth Language Acquisition National Conference and the IVth International Conference on Language Acquisition,  Brazil.(video participation)

2015

  • Özyürek, A. (October 16, 2015). Keynote Speaker.  Neural and Cognitive Infrastructure of Multimodal Language Processing and Learning: Implications for Multimedia Technology. Symposium on Embodied Design in Education, University of Utrecht
  • Ozyurek, A (Sept, 2015) Keynote 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas     Linguistica Europaea, Leiden University
  • Ozyurek, A. (July 2015). Invited lecture in Gesture in Language Development Workshop, Warwick University Psychology Dept, UK  
  • Ozyurek, A. ( March, 2015). Invited Lecture. The role of visual modality in language evolution. SMART lectures in Cognitive Science on Language Evolution. Univ of Amsterdam 
  • Ozyurek, A. (Jan  2015). Invited lecture at the Language in Context Workshop, UCL Psychology Dept , London (Organized by Prof. Gabriella Vigliocco)

2014

  • Ozyurek, A. (November, 2014) Invited talk at the Cognitive Science Colloquim, U of Connecticut, USA,  Psychology Department
  • Ozyurek, A. (November, 2014) Invited talk at the Linguistics Dept lunch, U of Connecticut, USA
  • Ozyurek , A. (July, 2014). Keynote, International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, U of California SanDiego,USA  Center for Language Studies
  • Ozyurek, A ( April, 2013) Why do we need a multimodal approach to language? CLS Colloquim, Radboud U Nijmegen
  • Ozyurek, A. (April 2013).Invited speaker,  Multiple routes from gesture to sign. International workshop on the gesture-sign interface in language acquisition, Organized by GDR CNRS 3195 ADYLOC ,  Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle

2013

  • Ozyurek. A. (June, 2013). Perspectives on gesture and sign. Workshop on "Language evolution and emergence" W. Sandler & S. Levinson prep. Minerva-Max Planck Society Workshop, Nijmegen 
  • Emmorey. K. & Ozyurek, A. (July 2013). Neural correlates of  sign and cospeech gesture. Mac Donald Sumer Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Lake Tahoe CA, USA 

2012

  • Ozyurek, A. (October, 2012). Moving Language. Keynote lecture given at the Moving Humanities conference, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Ozyurek , A. ( September, 2012). Crosslinguistic and cross-modal expressions of events. Invited talk given at ESF workshop on "Thinking for speaking and gesturing", University of Reading,  UK
  • Ozyurek, A. (January, 2012). Giving comprehension a hand. Invited talk given at the  workshop "What if ..."  at University College London ( Prof. Gabriela Vigliocco).

2011

  • Ozyurek, A. (November 7, 2011). Giving comprehension a hand. Invited talk given at the symposium for Lisette Mol's thesis defense,Tilburg Centre for Cognition and Communication, Tilburg University.
  • Ozyurek, A. (June, 2011). Development of multimodal communication across languages. Invited talk for the workshop on "Variation in first and second language acquisition: Comparative perspectives" (Prof. Maya Hickman), CNRS, Paris.
  • Ozyurek, A. & Furman, R. (June, 2011). Action verbs shape action gestures early on in Turkish-speaking children. Invited talk for the workshop on "Variation in first  and second language acquisition: Comparative perspectives (ADYLOC)" (Prof. Maya Hickman), CNRS, Paris.
  • Ozyurek, A. (June, 2011). Invited talk for the Brain and Cognition Club Colloquim (Prof. Rolf Zwaan), Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
  • Ozyurek, A. (June, 2011). Keynote lecture given at the Experimental Pragmatics Conference, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Ozyurek, A. (April, 2011). Colloquim Talk at Lund University, Humanities lab, Sweden.
  • Ozyurek, A. (February, 2011). Gesture as an embodied and/or communicative act: Evidence from brain and behavior. Colloquim Talk at Tilburg Centre for Cognition and Communication (TiCC Colloquim), Tilburg, NL.

2010

  • Ozyurek, A. (July, 2010). Multimodal communication: What do gestures reveal about language, culture and cognition? Talk presented at CLARA Summer School for Advanced Language Resource Creation, Archiving and Usage, MPI, Nijmegen, NL.
  • Ozyurek, A. (July, 2010). Where and when of brain's comprehension of speech and gesture. Invited talk given at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Ozyurek, A. (June, 2010). Gesture as a Communicative Act: Evidence from Brain and Behavior. Invited talk given at the Deafness, Cognition and Language Research Center (DCAL), University College London, United Kingdom.
  • Ozyurek, A (June, 2010). Gesture, Language and the Brain. Keynote given at the Augmentative Communication Conference, Kentalis, NL.
  • Senghas, A. & Ozyurek, A. (April, 2010).The evolution of segmentation and sequencing in language: Evidence from Nicaraguan sign language and homesigners. Invited lecture at the Evolution of Language Conference, Utrecht, NL.
  • Ozyurek, A. (February, 2010). Gesture as a communicative act. Invited lecture in "Entertaining Interacting Minds" conference in honor of Chris and Utah Frith, Donders Center for Cognition, Radboud University Nijmegen, NL.

 

2009

  • Ozyurek, A. (2009). The role of gesture in production and comprehension of language: Insights from behavior and brain. Keynote lecture at the 8th International Gesture Workshop (GW 2009) Gesture in Embodied Communication and Human-Computer Interaction, ZiF Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld, Germany.

 

2008

  • Ozyurek, A. (2008). How does gesture become language?: Expressions of motions and actions in sign and gesture. Lecture given at the Center for Language Studies Colloquim, Radboud University, Nijmegen, NL.
  • Ozyurek, A. (2008) From gesture to sign language. 5 lectures presented at LOT Winter School, Tilburg University, NL.
  • Ozyurek, A. (2008). How does gesture become language? Talk given at Cognitive Science Lecture Series at Middle Eastern Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

 

2007

  • Perniss, P., & Ozyurek, A. (2007). Simultaneity in the visual modality: A comparison of sign and gesture. Sign Language Workshop, Cologne, Germany.
  • Ozyurek, A. (2007). Boundaries between signs and gestures: Insights from cross-linguistic comparisons. Invited lecture given at the ESF Exploratory Workshop, Rome, Italy.

 

2006

  • Ozyurek, A., & Perniss, P. (October, 2006). From gesture to sign: Is there a continuum? Talk given at the Nascent Languages Workshop at the Rockefeller Study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy.
  • Ozyurek, A. (July, 2006). Neural correlates of speech and gesture comprehension. Talk given at the Neurocognition of Gesture Workshop at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Ozyurek, A. (2006). From gesture to language: How did a (sign) language emerge in Nicaragua? Invited talk given at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies (NIAS), Wassenaar, NL.

 

2005

  • Ozyurek, A. (2005). From gesture to language: How did a (sign) language emerge in Nicaragua? A First Scottish-Dutch Workshop on Language Evolution, August, University of Amsterdam, NL.
  • Ozyurek, A. (2005). How do our hands talk? Cognitive processes underlying speech and gesture production. Second International Workshop on Language Production, August, University of Maastricht, NL.
  • Ozyurek, A. (2005). Processing of multi modal semantic information in comprehension and production of utterances. Invited talk given at Communicating Skills of Intention Conference, Kyushu University, Japan.

 

2004

  • Ozyurek A. (2004). Relations between gestures and language: How and When? Workshop on Gestures in Human and non Human Primates at the Max Planck Instiute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Ozyurek. A. (2004). What do cospeech gestures reveal about differences in spatial thinking patterns of English and Turkish speakers during speaking? Colloquim Talk at the Nijmegen University, Linguistics Department, NL.
  • Ozyurek A., & Perniss, P. (2004). Number quantification and space in Turkish and German Sign Languages. Mini-conference on sign language, Linguistics Department, Nijmegen University, NL.

 

2002

  • Ozyurek, A. (2002). Relations between gesture and sign language: Insights from Turkey. Course given at the Netherlands Graduate School for Linguistics Summer School, NL.

 

2001

  • Ozyurek A., & Kita, S. (2001). Attention manipulation in the situational use of Japanese and Turkish demonstratives. Invited talk given at the workshop on Deictic conceptualization of space, time and person, Annual Meeting of the German Linguistic Society Conference, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Ozyurek A. (2001).What is the role of gestures in an emerging sign language?: The case of Nicaraguan sign language. Invited talk given at the Developmental lunch talk series, Department of Psychology, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Ozyurek A. (2001). Speech-gesture relationship in second language learners. Invited paper presentation given at the workshop on "The relationship between verbal and non-verbal behavior", University of Southern Denmark, Odense University, Denmark.
  • Kita, S., & Ozyurek, A. (2001). Cross-linguistic variation in the semantic coordination of speech and gesture. Invited paper presented at the workshop on Meaning and syntax of words. Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, NL.

 

2000

  • Ozyurek A., & Kita, S. (2000). Attention manipulation in the situational use of Japanese and Turkish demonstratives. Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA.
  • Ozyurek, A. (2000). What do gestures reveal about the way Turkish speakers think, talk and interact: Gesture as a window into culture specific cognition and interaction. Linguistics Department, Utrecht University, NL.

 

1998

  • Kita, S., & Ozyurek, A. (1998). Spatial frames of reference and representing space by gestures in narrative discourse. Paper presented at The Semantics and Pragmatics of Everyday Gestures International Symposium, Department of Linguistics, Free University of Berlin and Technical University of Berlin, Germany.
  • Ozyurek, A. (1998). The role of gestures in spatial cognition and communication across languages and contexts. Talk given at the Cognitive Science Colloquium, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.

 

Conference presentations

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2011

  • Sumer, B., Zwitserlood, I., Perniss, P., Ozyurek, A. (2011). The expression of spatial relations and their acquisition in Turkish Sign Language (TİD) by native deaf adults and children. Sign 5 International Conference of Sign Language Users, jointly organized Gazi University and Lancester University, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Furman, R., & Ozyurek, A. (2011). Development of language-specificity in language and gesture: Turkish children's caused motion representations. 12th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Montreal.

 

2010

  • Perniss, P. & Ozyurek, A. (2010). Can an embodied cognition account explain action representations in the visual modality? A comparison of cospeech gesture, pantomime and sign (DGS). International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Frankfurt-Oder, Germany.
  • Ozyurek, A., Furman, R., Kita, S., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2010). From gesture to homesign: Emergence of segmentation and sequencing in Turkish homesigning children International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Frankfurt-Oder, Germany.
  • Ozyurek, A., Perniss, P., & Zwitserlood, I. (2010). Conventionalization of spatial representation in the visual-spatial modality: From pantomime to sign language International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Frankfurt-Oder, Germany.
  • Campisi, E., & Ozyurek, A. (2010). Communicative intention modulates representational and pragmatic gestures: Gesturing for novices and children in Sicily. International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Frankfurt-Oder, Germany.
  • Furman, R., Ozyurek, A., & Kuntay, A. (2010). Language-Specificity and Interplay of Action, Gesture, and Speech in Early Language Development of Caused Motion, International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Frankfurt-Oder, Germany.
  • Perniss, P., Zwitserlood, I., & Ozyurek, A. (2010). How uniform are locative expressions across sign languages? Paper presented at the 10th Theoretical Isssues in Sign LAnguage Research, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN, USA.
  • Kita, S., Ozyurek, A., Allen, S., & Ishizuka, T. (April, 2010). Relationship between iconic gestures and sound symbolic words i: Evidence for multimodal protolanguage. 8th International conference on the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG 8) World Scientific, Utrecht University, NL.

 

2009

  • Furman, R., Ozyurek, A., & Kuntay, A. (November, 2009). Language-specificity of caused motion expressions in speech and gesture in early language development. In 34th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Furman, R., Ozyurek, A., & Kuntay, A. (July, 2009). Language-specificity of caused motion expressions in speech and gesture in early language development. MULTIMOD 2009: Multimodality of communication in children: Gestures, emotions, language and cognition, Université Toulouse, France.
  • Ozyurek, A., Zwitserlood, I., & Perniss, P. (July, 2009). Annotation and coding of spatial expressions across sign languages “Sign Language Corpora: Linguistic Issues” Workshop, London.

 

2008

  • Ozyurek, A., & Zwitserlood, I. (2008). Using location to express location: Locative expressions in sign languages. Paper presented at the Locatives Workshop, Radboud University Nijmegen, NL.
  • Ozyurek, A., & Perniss, P. (2008). From gesture to sign language: Insights from cross-linguistic comparisons.German Linguisitc society Conference, Workshop on "Gesture and Sign", Bamberg, Germany.
  • Gentner, D., Ozyurek, A., Gurcanli, O., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2008). Spatial language potentiates spatial cognition. Evidence from deaf homesigners. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of American Asccoiation for Advancement of Science Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.

 

2007

  • Ozyurek, A., & Perniss, P. (2007). Gestural representations of motion evetns with and without a language across cultures. International Gesture Studies conference, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Perniss, P., & Ozyurek, A. (2007). Constraints on the representations of manner and path in caused motino events in sign and co-speech gestures. International Society of Gesture Studies Conference, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Kelly, S., Ozyurek, A., & Maris, E. (2007). Interactions between action depicting gestures and speech during language comprehension. Paper presented at the 3rd International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.

 

2006

  • Gurcanli, Ö., Nakipoglu Demiralp, M., & Ozyurek, A. (2006). Shared information and argument omission in Turkish. Paper presented at Boston University Conference for Child Language Development, Boston, MA, USA.

 

2005

  • Ozyurek, A., Willems R., & Hagoort P. (2005). Semantic processing of speech and gesture in the rain. Presented at the 2nd International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Interacting Bodies, Lyon, France.
  • Furman, R., Ozyurek, A., & Allen, S. (2005). Learning to express causation across languages: hat do speech and gesture patterns reveal? Paper presented at Boston University Conference for Child Language Development, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Furman R., Ozyurek, A., Allen, S., & Brown, A. (2005). What do gestures reveal about children's causal event representations? Presented at the 2nd International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Interacting Bodies, Lyon, France.
  • Ozyurek, A., Goldin-Meadow, S., Gürcanlı, Ö., & Göksun, T. (2005). Gestural expressions of motion events with and without a language model. Paper Presented at the 10th International Child Language Conference, Berlin, Germany.
  • van Deusen Phillips, S., Ozyurek, A., Sancar, B., & Mylander, C. (2005). Ordering of semnatic elements in young homesigners' gestures in four cultures. Paper Presented at the 10th International Child Language Conference, Berlin, Germany.

 

2004

  • Perniss, P., & Ozyurek, A. (2004). How many pots in the window sill? Number and quanitification in German and Turkish Sign Languages. Crosslinguistic perspectives in sign language research workshop, German Linguistic Society Conference, Mainz, Germany.
  • Ozyurek, A., & Ilkbasaran, D. (2004). The use of space in transfer verbs in Turkish Sign Language: Implications for typological variation. Crosslinguistic perspectives in sign language research workshop at the German Linguistic Society Conference, Mainz, Germany.
  • Ozyurek, A., & Furman, R. (2004). How to express casual motion events in Turkish and English. 12th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, Izmir, Turkey.
  • Furman, R., & Ozyurek, A. (2004). Development of discourse markers in Turkish children's oral narratives: Sey, iste, yani. 12th International Conference Turkish Linguistics, Izmir, Turkey.

 

2003

  • Allen, S., Ozyurek, A., Kita, S., Brown, A., Turanli, R., & Ishizuka, T. (2003). Early speech about manner and path in Turkish and English: Universal or language-specific? Paper presented at Boston University Conference on Language Development pp. 63-72. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Ozyurek, A., Allen, S., Kita, S. Kokal, I., Turanli, R., & Brown, A. (2003). How tosolve the language learning task: Speech-gesture mismatches as an index of spatial language development in Turkish children. Paper presented at the Piaget Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Kuntay, A., & Ozyurek, A. (2003). Development of achievement of joint attention in Turkish conversations: Evidence from the use of demonstrative pronouns in child and adult talk. XIth European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Milan, Italy.
  • Kuntay, A., & Ozyurek, A. (2003). Achievement of joint attention in child and adult conversations: What does the use of demonstrative pronouns reveal for pragmatic development? International Pragmatic Research Association, Toronto, Canada.

 

2002

  • Allen, S., Ozyurek, A., Kita, S., Brown, A., & Turanli, R. (2002). Language specific and universal influences on motion event expressions". Paper presented at the Thirty-First Child Language Research Forum, Stanford, CA, USA.
  • Ozyurek, A., Allen, S., & Kita, S. (2002). Workshop on "The role of gestures in language development". International Congress for the Study of Child Language and Research in Child Language Disorders, Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA.
  • Kita, S., Ozyurek, A., Allen, S., & Brown, A. ( 2002). Crosslinguistic variation of iconic gestures accompanying motion event descriptions. Paper given at the Annual Conference of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), San Fransisco, CA, USA.

 

2001

  • Kuntay, A., & Ozyurek. A. (2001). Development of the use of demonstrative pronouns in Turkish. Paper presented at the Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Ozyurek, A. (2001). Speech-gesture synchrony in typologically different languages and second language acquisition. Paper presented at the Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Ozyurek, A., & Arik, E. (2001). Enhanced cognitive abilities of Turkish deaf signers. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychological Society Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  • Ozyurek, A (2001). What do speech-gesture mismatches reveal about speech and gesture integration?: A comparison of Turkish and English. Paper presented at the 27th Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society Conference, University of California at Berkeley, San Fransisco, CA, USA.
  • Ozyurek, A (2001). What does speech-gesture asynchrony reveal about language specific thinking and speaking? A comparison of Turkish and English. Paper presented at the Conference Oralite et Gestualite: Communication multimodale, interaction, University of Aix-en Provence, France.

 

2000

  • Senghas, A. Ozyurek, A., & Kita, S. (2000). Encoding motion events in an emerging sign language: From Nicaraguan gestures to Nicaraguan signs. Paper presented at the Seventh International Conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research, Amsterdam, NL.
  • Kuntay, A., & Ozyurek, A. (2000). Language specific devices used in Turkish conversation to organize mutual orientation. Poster presented at EuroConference on the Linguistic Organization of Conversational Activities, European Commision High Level Scientific Conferences, Spa, Belgium.
  • Ozyurek, A., & Kita, S. (2000). Attention manipulation in the situational use of Japanese and Turkish demonstratives. Paper presentation at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Chicago, IL, USA.

 

1999

  • Ozyurek, A., & Kita, S. (1999). Expressing manner and path in English and Turkish: Differences in speech, gesture, and conceptualization. Paper presented at the of the Twenty-first Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Simon-Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Ozyurek, A., & Ozcaliskan, S. (1999). Typological differences and the development of representations in speech and gesture: A comparison of Turkish and English. Paper presented at the Thirtieth Annual Stanford Child Language Research Forum, Stanford, CA, USA.

 

1998

  • Ozyurek, A. (1998). Analysis of the use of Turkish demonstratives in natural conversation. Paper presented at Orage 8 Conference on Speech and Gesture in Multi-modal Communication and Interaction, Besancon, France.
  • Kita, S., & Ozyurek, A. (1998). Differences in motion event conceptualization among English, Japanese and Turkish speakers. Paper presented at Orage 98 Conference on Speech and Gesture in Multi-modal Communication and Interaction Besancon, France.
  • Ozyurek, A. (1998). Differences in speech and gesture organization in English and Turkish spatial discourse. Paper presented at the Ninth International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, The University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • Ozyurek, A. (1998). Cross-cultural differences in event representations among English, Turkish, and Japanese speakers: Insights from gestures and verbs of motion events. Talk given at the Social Sciences Division, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Ozyurek, A. (1998). Integration of spatial language and gestures across languages and contexts. Talk given at the Communication Department, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN, USA.

 

1997

  • Ozyurek, A. (1997). Do iconic gestures point? Paper presented at the Max-Planck Institute Workshop on Pointing Gestures, Oud-Turnhout, Belgium.

 

1996

  • Ozyurek, A. (1996). Discourse anaphora, gesture and language use. Paper presented at the 5th International Pragmatics Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Trabasso, T., & Ozyurek, A. (1996). Evaluative inferences during comprehension. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Winter Text Conference, Jackson Hole, WY, USA.

 

1995

  • Ozyurek, A. (1995). Social space as the context of language and gesture use. Paper presented at Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, Gestures Compared Cross-Linguistically Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA.
  • Trabasso, T., & Ozyurek A. (1995). Evaluative comprehension of narratives. Paper presented at Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, Conversation Analysis Workshop, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA.
  • Ozyurek, A. (1995). How do children connect utterances to talk about conversations: Emergence of narrative self and authorship. Paper presented at Georgetown University, Developments in Discourse Conference, Washington D.C., USA.

 

1994

  • Ozyurek, A. (1994). How children talk about conversations: Development of roles and voices. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Stanford Child Language Research Forum, Stanford, CA, USA.
  • Ozyurek, A. (1994). How do Turkish children talk about a conversation: Discourse markers of narrative self and authorship. Paper presented at 30th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, Chicago, IL, USA.

 

1990

  • Arman, S., Ayduk, O., Barkin, S., & Ozyurek, A. (1990). Effects of syntactical structures on recognition memory in Turkish. Paper presented at the 6th National Psychology Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Posters

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2011

  • Sumer, B., Zwitserlood, I., Perniss, P., & Ozyurek A. (2011). Development of locative expressions by deaf and hearing Turkish children: Are there modality effects? Poster presented at the 36th Boston University Child Language Conference, USA.
  • Peeters, D. & Ozyurek, A. (2011). The role of joint attention in the use of Turkish demonstratives: An experimental study. Experimental Pragmatics Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

 

2008

  • Demir, E., Catherine, S., Ozyurek, A., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2008). Preschooler's use of referrring expressions in speech and gesutre: A crosslinguistic study. Poster presentated at the International Child Language Conference, Edinburg, United Kingdom.
  • Willems, R., de Lange, Floris, Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2008). Embodied action undertstanding in the motor system. Evidence from left and right handers. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Fransisco, CA, USA.

 

2007

  • Willems, R., Ozyurek, A. & Hagoort, P. (2007). Similar neural correlates for the integratino of hand gestures and pictures into a sentence context: Evidence from ERPs and fMRI. Workshop on Brain Mechanisms and Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Discourse, Lorentz Center, Leiden, NL.

 

2006

  • Willems, R. M., Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2006). Visual and linguistic information in sentence comprehension: Overlapping neural correlates. Twelfth Annual Meeting on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP), Nijmegen, NL.
  • Willems, R. M., Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2006). Similar neural correlates for integration of pictures and words into a sentence context: Evidence from ERPs and fMRI. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2006, San Francisco, CA, USA.

 

2005

  • Willems, R. M., Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2005). The comprehension of gesture and speech: A first fMRI study. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2005, New York, USA; Abstract published in J. of Cognitive Neuroscience (Suppl). 17, 231.
  • Willems, R. M., Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2005). The neural integration of gesture and speech. Fourth Dutch Endo Neuro Psycho (ENP) Meeting, Doorwerth, NL.
  • Willems, R. M., Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2005). When language meets action: The neural integration of gesture and speech. Eleventh Annual Meeting on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP), Ghent, Belgium.
  • Willems, R. M., Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2005). When language meets action: The neural integration of gesture and speech. Fourteenth Meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Leiden, NL.
  • Willems, R. M., Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2005). When language meets action: The neural integration of speech and gesture. Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, NY, USA.

 

2004

  • Willems, R. M., Ozyurek, A., & Hagoort, P. (2004). The comprehension of gesture and speech: a first fMRI study. From Stimulus to Understanding, first NWO Cognition Summerschool, Doorwerth, NL.
  • Perniss, P., & Ozyurek, A. (2004). Expressing spatial relationships in German Sign Language (DGS) and Turkish Sign Language (TID). Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Conference, September, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Perniss, P., & Ozyurek, A. (2004). Differences in expressing spatial relationships in German Sign Language (DGS) and Turkish Sign Language (TID). Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Conference, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Brown, A., Allen, S., Ozyurek, A., Kita, S., Ishizuka, T., & Furman, R. (2004). What co-speech gestures reveal about L2 proficiency: A study of Japanese learners of English. 14th European Second Language Association Conference, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Brown, A., Ozyurek, A., Allen, S., Kita, S., Ishizuka, T., & Furman, R. (2004). Does event Cognition influence children's motion event descriptions? 29th Boston University Conference on Child Language Development, Boston, MA, USA.

 

2001

  • Ozyurek, A., & Arik, E. (2001). Enhanced cognitive abilities of Turkish deaf signers. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychological Society Conference, Toronto, Canada.

 

Workshops organized

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2010

  • Ozyurek, A. & de Vos, C. (2010). "Language evolution in our hand". 2nd Nijmegen Gesture Center Spring Workshop, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, NL.

 

 

2009

  • Ozyurek, A, (2009). "Emerging sign languages". First Nijmegen Gesture Center Spring Workshop, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, NL.

 

2005

  • Ozyurek, A. (2005). "Processes underlying speech and gesture comprehension: Insights from the brain". 2nd International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, Interacting Bodies, Lyon, France.
  • Ozcaliskan, S., & Ozyurek, A. (2005). "From non-linguistic to linguistic representations: Children's encoding of motion at the perceptual, gestural and linguistic levels". 10th International Child Language Conference, Berlin, Germany.

 

2003

  • Ozyurek, A., Levinson, S., Mueysken, P., Zwitserlood, I., Perniss, P., & Bos, H. (2003). "Space in language and cognition: What do sign languages reveal?". Funded by NWO Cognitie program, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, NL.

 

2002

  • Ozyurek, A. (2002). Workshop on "The role of gestures in language development". International Congress for the Study of Child Language and Research in Child Language Disorders Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA.
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