Elizabeth Kirk, University of York What if babies could tell us what they want, before they start crying for it? Bring in baby signing, a system of symbolic hand gestures for key works such as “milk”,
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Dr Elizabeth Kirk
Dr Elizabeth Kirk is a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of York. Her research focuses on the role of nonverbal behaviours in parent-infant interaction and the impact on linguistic and socio-cognitive development; the development of symbolic abilities in infancy and the relationship between gesture, pretend play, mind-mindedness and theory of mind; and the role of children’s hand gestures in cognitive and linguistic processes, including creativity and spelling.