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Measuring Gestures

  • David B. Givens
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Abstract

In standard American English a gesture is “A motion of the limbs or body made to express or help express thought or to emphasize speech” (Soukhanov, 1992, p. 762). The English word “gesture” derives from Latin gerere, “to behave.” This chapter’s scope is narrowed to gestures apart from the face.

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Head Movement Mirror Neuron Rubber Tree Nonverbal Sign American Heritage Dictionary 
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