Why gesture? how the hands function in speaking, thinking and communicating /

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Other Authors / Creators:Church, R. Breckinridge, editor.
Alibali, Martha Wagner, editor.
Kelly, Spencer D.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Imprint: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2017]
Series:Gesture studies : 7
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Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Chapternbsp;1. Understanding gesture
  • 3. Sectionnbsp;1. The function of gesture production for language
  • 4. Chapternbsp;2. Representational gestures help speakers package information for speaking
  • 5. Chapter 3. Function and processing of gesture in the context of language
  • 6. Chapter 4. The asymmetric redundancy of gesture and speech
  • 7. Chapternbsp;5. Gesture-speech unity
  • 8. Chapternbsp;5 Supplement. Exchange on gesture-speech unity
  • 9. Sectionnbsp;2. The function of gesture for cognition and social interaction
  • 10. Chapternbsp;6. The function of gesture in learning and memory
  • 11. Chapternbsp;7. Gestures highlight perceptual-motor representations in thinking
  • 12. Chapternbsp;8. One function of gesture is to make new ideas
  • 13. Chapternbsp;9. Gesture in socio-moral reasoning
  • 14. Chapternbsp;10. Multi-modal communication of common ground
  • 15. Part 2. The function of gesture comprehension
  • 16. Chapternbsp;11. Exploring the boundaries of gesture-speech integration during language comprehension
  • 17. Chapternbsp;12. Computational gesture research
  • 18. Chapternbsp;13. Making and breaking common ground
  • 19. Chapternbsp;14. The function of gesture in mathematical and scientific discourse in the classroom
  • 20. Chapternbsp;15. Gesture's role in learning interactions
  • 21. Chapternbsp;16. The sound of silence
  • 22. Part 3. Why gesture?
  • 23. Chapternbsp;17. Understanding gesture as representational action
  • 24. Chapternbsp;18. So how does gesture function in speaking, communication, and thinking?
  • 25. Author index
  • 26. Subject index