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ERIC Number: EJ647755
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0737-0008
A Helping Hand in Assessing Children's Knowledge: Instructing Adults To Attend to Gesture.
Kelly, Spencer D.; Singer, Melissa; Hicks, Janna; Goldin-Meadow, Susan
Cognition and Instruction, v20 n1 p1-26 2002
Three experiments tested whether it is possible to teach college students who are not trained investigators to comprehend information regarding knowledge of conservation problems and mathematical equivalence conveyed through children's hand gestures. Findings suggest that instructing adults to attend to gesture enhances their assessment of children's knowledge at multiple ages and across multiple domains. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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