Hou, S.M. & So, W.C. (2017). Combining gesture with verbal instruction promotes problem-solving skills among young children attempting difficult tasks. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 14, 1 , 87-101.

So, W.C., Wong, M.K.Y., Cabibihan, J-J., Lam K-Y., Chan Y-Y, & Qian H-H (2016). Using robot animation to promote gestural skills in children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 32, 632–646

Wong, M.K.Y & So, W.C. (2016). Spoken narrative assessment: A supplementary measure of children’s creativity. Creativity Research Journal, 28: 4, 471-477. 

So, W.C., Wong, M.K.Y., & Lam, K.Y. (2016). Social and Communication Skills Predict Imitation Abilities in Children with Autism. Frontiers in Education, 1:3.

So, W.C. & Wong, M.K.Y (2016). I use my space not yours: Use of gesture space for referential identification among children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 26, 33-47

So, W.C., Shum, P.L.C., & Wong, M.K.Y. (2015). Gesture is more effective than spatial language in encoding spatial information. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68, 12, 2384-2401 

Ng, M.M.R., Demir, E., & So, W.C. (2015). The role of gesture in referential communication: Developmental perspective. In L. Serratrice & S. Allen (eds.) The acquisition of reference. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pp. 105–121.

So, W.C., Wong, M.K.Y., Lui, M., & Yip, V. (2015). The development of co-speech gesture and its semantic integration with speech in 6- to 12-year-old children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, 19(8), 956-968. 

So, W.C., Lui, M., Wong, T.K., & Sit, L.T. (2015). The use of hand gestures to communicate about non-present objects in mind among children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Vol. 58, 373-382. 

So, W.C., Ching, T.H.W., Lim, P.E., Chen, X.Q., & Ip, K.Y. (2014). Producing gestures facilitates route learning. PLoS ONE 9(11): e112543.

Hou, S.M. & So, W.C. (2014). Gestures in China: Universal and culturally specific characteristics. Müller, Cienki, Fricke, Ladewig, McNeill, Teßendor. (eds.), Body . Language . Communication (HSK 38.2), de Gruyter, 1233-.1240.

So, W.C., Lim, J.Y., & Tan, S.H. (2014). Sensitivity to information status in discourse: Gesture precedes speech in unbalanced bilinguals. Applied Psycholinguistics, 35, 71-95

So, W.C., Kita, S., Goldin-Meadow, S. (2013).When do speakers point? The role of language proficiency in semantic relation between pointing gestures and speech. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 42, 6, 581-594

So, W-C, Low, Y.F., Yap, DF, Kheng, E and Yap, J-M M (2013) Iconic gestures prime words: comparison of priming effects when gestures are presented alone and when they are accompanying speech. Frontiers in Psychology. 4:779.

Chong, A., Choi, B., Kwong, E., Chan, J., Chong, I., Ip, M., Yeung, C., &  So. W.C. (2013). Producing gestures facilitates encoding of spatial relation. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2000-2005). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society

Cabibihan, J-J., So, W.C., Pramanik, S. (2012). Human recognizable robotic gestures. IEEE: Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, 4, 4, 305-314. 

Cabibihan, J-J., So, W.C., Saj ,S., Sam Ge, S. (2012). Telerobotic pointing gestures shape human spatial cognition. International Journal of Social Robotics, 4, 3, 263-272. http://videos.springer.com/Watch/HBVEmnfzX4c

Ece, D., So, W.C., Ozyurek, A., Goldin-Meadow, S. (2012). Turkish- and English-speaking children display sensitivity to perceptual context in the referring expressions they produce in speech and guesture. Language and Cognitive Processes, 6, 844-867

So, W.C., Sim, C., Low, W.S. (2012). Mnemonic effect of iconic gesture and beat in adults and children. Is meaning important for memory recall? Language and Cognitive Processes, 5, 665-681

So, W.C., & Lim, J.Y. (2012). Point to a referent, and say, "what is this?" Gesture as as potential cue to identify referents in a discourse. Applied Psycholinguistics, 33, 2, 329-342.

So, W.C. (2011). Simulating a route with your index finger: Effect of mental rehearsal on spatial memory.  In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp.2252-2257 . Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society

Yap, D.F., So, W.C., Yap, M., Tan, Y.Q. (2011). Iconic gestures prime words. Cognitive Science, 35, 171-183.

So, W.C. (2010). Cross-linguistic transfer in gesture in Chinese-English bilinguals. Language and Cognitive Processes, 25 (10), 1335-1353

So, W.C., Demir, E. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2010) When speech is ambiguous gesture steps in: Sensitivity to discourse-pragmatic principles in early childhood. Applied Psycholiinguistics, 31, 1, 209-224 


Cabibihan, J., & So, W.C., Nazar, M., & Shuzhi Sam Ge (2009). Pointing Gestures for a Robot Mediated Communication Interface. Lecture notes in Computer Science: Intelligent Robots and Applications, 5928, 67-77


So. W.C., Sotaro, K., Goldin-Meadow, S. (2009) Using the hands to identify who does what to whom: Gesture and Speech Go Hand-in-Hand. Cognitive Science, 33, 1, 115-125


Goldin-Meadow S., So. W.C., Ozyurek, A., & Mylander, C. (2008) The natural order of events: Evidence of nonverbal tasks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105:9163-9168


Tardif T., So W.C., & Kacirtoi N. (2007). Language and false belief: Evidence for general, not specific effects in Cantonese-speaking preschoolersDevelopmental Psychology, Vol 43(2) 318-340


Demir, E., & So, W.C. (2007). “What's hidden in the hands? How children use gesture to convey arguments in a motion event”. BUCLD 31 Proceedings, ed. A. Brugos, M.R. Clark-Cotton, and S.Ha, 172-183. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.


So W.C., Coppola M., Liccidarello V., Goldin-Meadow S. (2005). The seeds of spatial grammar in the manual modality. Cognitive Science, 29, 6, 1029-1043.


Coppola M. & So W.C. (2005). The seeds of spatial grammar in the manual modality: Spatial Modulation and Coreference in Homesigning and Hearing Adults. BUCLD 30 Proceedings, ed. A. Brugos, M.R. Clark-Cotton, and S.Ha, 119-130. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.


Coppola & So (2004). Abstract vs. object-anchored deixis: Pointing and Spatial Layout in Adult Homesign Systems in Nicaragua. BUCLD 29 Proceedings, ed. A. Brugos, M.R. Clark-Cotton, and S.Ha, 144-155. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.