ERIC Number: EJ559935
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Nature and Functions of Gestures in Children's Communication. Editors' Notes.
Goldin-Meadow, Susan; Iverson, Jana M.
New Directions for Child Development, n79 p1-7 Spr 1998
Introduces articles in journal issue devoted to research on gestures. Discusses importance of studying gesture, its definition, and open theoretical and practical questions on the subject, including (1) Is the relationship between gesture and speech one of equal partners? (2) Are there developmental changes in the relationship between gesture and speech? and (3) Why do we gesture? (EV)
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