ERIC Number: EJ228012
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Preschool Children's Production of Gestural Directives.
Wilkinson, Louise Cherry; Rembold, Karen L.
Language Sciences, v2 n1 p127-43 Mar 1980
The forms and functions of nonverbal gestures accompanying verbal directives in the free play of three children were examined. Results showed that gestures supplement verbal communication and increase in complexity with age, supporting the viewpoint that language develops as a social and cognitive skill. (PMJ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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