ERIC Number: EJ214435
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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On the Scientific Status of Iconicity.
Robinson, Jacques H.; Griffith, Penny L.
Sign Language Studies, n25 p297-315 Win 1979
Explores the operational and conceptual meanings of the iconicity of manual signs and sign languages. Empirical studies related to the operational definition of iconicity in American Sign Language are described, and implications of parallels between iconicity and "stimulus meaningfulness" are discussed in relation to the scientific status of iconicity. (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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