Latest publication

Özçalışkan, Ş., Lucero, C., Goldin-Meadow, S. (2016). Is seeing gesture necessary to gesture like a native speaker? Psychological Science, 27(5), 737-747.

Gesture and Language Laboratory is a research lab at Georgia State University in the Department of Psychology headed by Dr. Şeyda Özçalışkan. We seek to understand how children learn language and how gesture serves as part of the language learning process across different learners and languages.


Phone (office): (404) 413 6282

Phone (lab): (404) 413 6257


Address: Georgia State University

Department of Psychology

P.O. Box 5010

Atlanta, GA 30302

Our lab is located in Georgia State University’s campus in downtown Atlanta.