Ageliki Nicolopoulou

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ageliki Nicolopoulou plays a role.



Narrative, Literacy and Other Skills: Studies in intervention

Edited by Edy Veneziano and Ageliki Nicolopoulou

[Studies in Narrative, 25] 2019. xix, 318 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Narrative Studies | Writing and literacy


Over the past 30 years we have seen a welcome growth in the understanding of narrative as a complex and broadly defined set of concepts. While the complexity of children’s narrative development has been brought to light by researchers and theorists across multiple fields of study, reflecting… read more
Cates, Carolyn Brockmeyer and Ageliki Nicolopoulou 2019 Chapter 6. The effects of bookreading with and without mental state themes on preschoolers’ theory of mindNarrative, Literacy and Other Skills: Studies in intervention, Veneziano, Edy and Ageliki Nicolopoulou (eds.), pp. 129–149 | Chapter
This chapter reports a study providing evidence that narrative experience, in the form of interactive bookreading, promoted theory of mind abilities of preschoolers. Sixty-seven low-income 4- and 5-year-olds participated in either one of two types of bookreading training or in a control group. The… read more
This study examined whether a peer-oriented practice of child-initiated storytelling and group story-acting, integrated as a regular component of the preschool curriculum, can serve as a powerful context for promoting the development of narrative skills and a broader range of decontextualized… read more
Veneziano, Edy and Ageliki Nicolopoulou 2019 Introduction to narrative, literacy and other skills: Studies in interventionNarrative, Literacy and Other Skills: Studies in intervention, Veneziano, Edy and Ageliki Nicolopoulou (eds.), pp. 1–18 | Chapter
Nicolopoulou, Ageliki and Burcu Ünlütabak 2017 Chapter 10. Narrativity and mindreading revisited: Children’s understanding of theory of mind in a storybook and in standard false belief tasksSocial Environment and Cognition in Language Development: Studies in honor of Ayhan Aksu-Koç, Ketrez, F. Nihan, Aylin C. Küntay, Şeyda Özçalışkan and Aslı Özyürek (eds.), pp. 151–166 | Chapter
This chapter reports on a study that compared young children’s understanding of false belief (FB) in picture-book stories and in standard FB tasks. Participants were 48 English-speaking American children from low-income backgrounds (ages 4, 5, and 6). Each child was read a commercially available… read more
This article argues for rethinking and reorientation in the study of narrative coherence and its development in young children. The most influential model guiding current research in this area (a) tends to equate narrative coherence with causal linkages between events and (b) suggests that the… read more