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Hearing gesture : how our hands help us think

Hearing gesture : how our hands help us think

Author: Susan Goldin-Meadow
Publisher: Cambridge Mass : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats

This book explores how we move our hands when we talk, and what it means when we do so. Focusing on what we can discover about speakers-adults and children alike-by watching their hands,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Goldin-Meadow
ISBN: 0674010728 9780674010727 0674018370 9780674018372
OCLC Number: 785492347
Description: 1 online resource (XIV, 280 Seiten : )
Contents: * Preface * I. A Window on the Mind *1. Gesture Is Everywhere *2. Not Just Hand Waving *3. Giving Our Thoughts Away *4. Who Is Ready to Learn? *5. Only the Hands Know for Sure * II. Communicating *6. Everyone Reads Gesture *7. Understanding Speech *8. In the Classroom *9. Learning by Gesturing to Others * III. Thinking *10. Gesturing in the Dark *11. Gesturing Helps *12. Gesturing Leads to Change * IV. When There Is Only Gesture *13. Gesture within a Community *14. Gesture by a Child *15. Gesture on the Spot * Conclusion: Talking and Thinking with Gesture * References * Credits * Index
Responsibility: Susan Goldin-Meadow.


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Susan Goldin-Meadow is the world's leading researcher into the cognitive meaning of gesture, and a beautiful writer as well. In this fascinating book, she shows us how gesture helps us think, Read more...

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