Publications

Aktan-Erciyes, A., & Ögel-Balaban, H. (2022). Narrative Competence in Relation to SES-Second Language Interaction in Turkey. In Childhood in Turkey: Educational, Sociological, and Psychological Perspectives (pp. 247-259). Springer, Cham.

Aktan-Erciyes, A., Akbuğa, E., Dik, F., & Göksun, T. (2022). Linguistic and nonlinguistic evaluation of motion events in a path-focused language. Applied Psycholinguistics, 1-37. doi:10.1017/S0142716422000169

Ünlütabak, B., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Yılmaz, D., Kandemir, S., & Göksun, T. (2022). Parental input during book reading and toddlers’ elicited and spontaneous communicative interactions. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology81, 101436.

Aktan-Erciyes, A., Akbuğa, E., Kızıldere, E., & Göksun, T. (2022). Motion event representation in L1-Turkish versus L2-English speech and gesture: Relations to eye movements for event components. International Journal of Bilingualism, 13670069221076838.

Kobaş, M., Kızıldere, E., Doğan, I., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Demir-Lira, Ö., Akman, İ., & Göksun, T. (2022). Motor skills, language development, and visual processing in preterm and full-term infants. Current Psychology, 1-13.

Kartushina, N., Mani, N., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Alaslani, K., Aldrich, N. J., Almohammadi, A., … & Mayor, J. (2022). COVID-19 first lockdown as a window into language acquisition: associations between caregiver-child activities and vocabulary gains. Language Development Research2, 1-36.

Karataş, P., & Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2022). Relation between creativity, executive functions and bilingualism. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies18.

Altın, E., Okur, N., Yalçın, E., Eraçıkbaş, A. F., & Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2022). Relations Between L2 Proficiency and L1 Lexical Property Evaluations. Frontiers in psychology, 1195.

Aktan-Erciyes, A., Akbuğa, Y., Dik, F.N., & Göksun, T. (submitted) Linguistic and nonlinguistic evaluation of motion events in a path-focused language. Applied Psycholinguistics.

Aktan-Erciyes, A. & Göksun, T. (2021) Early parental causal language input predicts children’s later causal verb understanding. Journal of Child Langauge, 1-21.

Kanero, J. & Aktan-Erciyes, A. (submitted) Changes in family and language development during COVID-19: The case of Turkey. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology.

Aktan-Erciyes, A. & Ogel-Balaban, H. (in press) Narrative competence in relation to SES-second language interaction in Turkey, In H. Şen and H. Selin (Eds.), Childhood in Turkey. Springer.

Aktan-Erciyes, A., Ünlütabak, B. & Zengin, B.F. (2021) Effects of second language acquisition on character introductions in 5- and 7-year-old bilingual and monolingual children’s frog story narratives. First Language, 1-18.

Aktan-Erciyes, A., Akbuğa, U., Kizildere, E. & Göksun T. (2022). Motion event representation in L1-Turkish versus L2-English speech and gesture: Relations to eye movements for event components. International Journal of Bilingualism, 1-26.

Kartushina, N., Mani, N., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Alaslani, K., Aldrich, N. J., Almohammadi, A., … & Mayor, J. (2021). COVID-19 first lockdown as a unique window into language acquisition: What you do (with your child) matters.

Aktan-Erciyes A. (2021) Understanding language acquisition: Neural theory of language. Dil ve Dilbilimi Çalışmaları Dergisi

Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2021) Development of prospective memory within a lifespan perspective. Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi Soyal Bilimler Dergisi.

Aktan-Erciyes, A. (under review) Emotion regulation in the family context: The role of siblings. Erken Çocukluk Çalışmaları Dergisi, Journal of Early Child Development.

Kobaş, M., Kızıldere, E. Doğan, I., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Demir-Lira, E., Akman, İ. & Göksun, T. (2021) Motor Abilities, Language Development, and Visual Perception in Preterm and Full-Term Infants. Current Psychology.

Kobaş, M., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Göksun, T. (2021) Fine motor abilities and parental input of spatial features predict object word comprehension of Turkish-learning children. Infant and Child Development.

Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2020). Effects of second language on motion event lexicalization: Comparison of bilingual and monolingual children’s frog story narratives. Dil ve Dilbilimi Çalışmaları Dergisi, 16(3), 1127-1145.

Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2020). Longitudinal effects of second language on first language narrative skills and executive functions of preschool children. Dil ve Dilbilimi Çalışmaları Dergisi, 16(1), 42-58.

Aktan-Erciyes, A., Göksun, T., Aksu-Koç, A. & Tekcan, A. İ. (2020). Children’s thinking-for-speaking: Bidirectional effects of L1 Turkish and L2 English for motion events. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 10(5), 1-31.

Kızıldere, E., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Göksun, T., Tahiroğlu, D. (2020) Pretend play and language competence: Concurrent and longitudinal relations in preschoolers. Cognitive Development, 54, 1000870.

Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2019). İkinci dil ediniminin okul öncesi ve okul çağı çocuklarında anlatı becerilerinin kurgusal ve dilbilgisel süreçlerine olan etkisi. Türk Psikoloji Yazıları. doi: 10.26650/SP2019-0023

Aktan-Erciyes A. & Göksun, T. (2019). Early event understanding predicts later verb comprehension and motion event lexicalization: A longitudinal study. Developmental Psychology, 55(11), 2249-2262.

Demir-Lira, E., Aktan-Erciyes, A. & Göksun, T. (2019). New insights from children with early focal brain injury: Lessons to be learned from examining STEM‐related skills, Developmental Psychobiology, 61(3), 477-490.

Kısa, Y.D., Aktan-Erciyes, A.,Turan, E.  Göksun, T. (2019). Parental use of spatial language and gestures in early childhood. British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 37(2), 149-167.

Aksu-Koç, A., & Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2018). Narrative discourse: Developmental perspectives. In A. Bar-on & D. Ravid (Eds.) Handbook of communications disorders: Theoretical, empirical, and applied linguistic perspectives (Vol. 15, pp. 329–356). https://doi.org/10.1515/9781614514909-017

Tekcan, A. İ, Boduroglu, A., Mutlutürk, A., Aktan Erciyes, A. (2017). Life-span Retrieval of Public Events: Reminiscence Bump for High-impact Events, Recency for Others. Memory and Cognition.

Göksun, T., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. (2017). Event perception and language learning: Early interactions between language and thought.In Social environment and cognition in language development: Studies in honor of Ayhan Aksu-Koç (Eds: N. Ketrez, A. C. Küntay, Ş. Özçalışkan, & A. Özyürek). Trends in Language Acquisition Research (TiLAR) Series, John Benjamins 179-191 .

Göz, İ, Tekcan, A. İ., Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2016). Subjective age of acquisition norms for 600 Turkish words from four age groups. Behavior Research Methods, 49(5), 1736-1746.

Aktan-Erciyes, A. & Aksu- Koç, A. (2016). Second Language Exposure in the Preschool: Relation to First Language Skills and Executive Functions. In N. Ketrez, B. Haznedar. (Eds). The Acquisition of Turkish in Childhood. Amsterdam: John Benjamins 391-413.

Tekcan, A. İ., Yılmaz, E., Kaya Kızılöz, B., Karadöller, D. Z., Mutafoğlu, M., & Aktan Erciyes, A. (2015). Retrieval and phenomenology of autobiographical memories in blind individuals. Memory, 23(3), 329–339.

[1] Both authors contributed equally

SiLab Presentations

Doğan, A., Özcan, B.S., Özkan, C., Lale, E., Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2021, May) Effects of L2 on causal structures in L1 frog story narratives in children. Poster presented at the 12th Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science, Linguistic and Cognitive Foundations of Meaning, Dubrovnik.

Altın, E., Okur, N., Yalçın, E., Eraçıkbaş, A., Aktan-Erciyes, A. (2021, May) Effects of L2 proficiency on L1 lexical property evaluations of 600 words. Poster presented at the 12th Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science, Linguistic and Cognitive Foundations of Meaning, Dubrovnik.

Aktan-Erciyes, A., Atalay, E.N., Örengül, A.Ş., Karataş, P. & Göksun, T. (2020, Nov). Early parental causal language input predicts later child causal verb understanding. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development.