Dr Tove Gerholm

Affiliations:
Email: tove@ling.su.se
Phone: +46-8162339
Address: Stockholm UniversityUniversitetsvägen 10 C, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden


Description

Research interests
My research interest is language development,pragmatics and in particular pragmatic development; non-verbal communication; emotive expressions and the relation between these expressions and spoken language. More specifically I’m interested in how verbal and nonverbal communication is intertwined as the child, through interaction with others, acquire language. Other research interest concerning language development are

  • similarities and differences between auditory and visual perception
  • gestural development
  • verbal and nonverbal emotive expressions
  • cultural/individual features

Link to Publication list in DiVA (Academic Archive On-line)

Current research projects
Enhancing preschool children´s attention, language and communication skills: An interdisciplinary study of socio-emotional learning and computerized attention training

Modelling infant language acquisition from parent-child interaction: identifying, testing, and simulating components and consequences of speech and gestures



Projects

Modelling infant language acquisition from parent-child interaction: identifying, testing, and simulating components and consequences of speech and gestures
01/01/2013 - 31/12/2017
This project aims to model infant language development from an interactional perspective during the first 3 years of life by identifying, testing, and simulating some of the fundamental processes involved in early language acquisition. A range of components that can be summarised...

Postdoc project.
Funded by the Faculty of Humanities, Stockholm University.
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2011
The purpose of the project is to describe and define the symbolic gestures known as emblems. More specifically it aims to i) elucidate the relationship between emblems, spoken language and other gestures; ii) investigate how emblems vary with sociolinguistic parameters such as ty...


Collaborating with

Lenz Taguchi, Hillevi

Description:
Lenz Taguchi holds undergraduate majors in literature and sociology and earned her PhD in education in 2001 at Stockholm University. Promoted Professor of Education 2011. Appointed professor in Child and Youth Studies and presently co-directo...


Collaborators


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