Journal :: Gesture
Gesture and speech The emergence and development of a strong and changing partnership
Gesture 8(1):22--44, 2008
Abstract: The present paper focuses on early stages of development exploring the emergence of the gesture language system in infancy and its evolution toward the adult system. Old and recent studies carried on mainly in our Laboratory are described and ...
The motor system and the relationships between speech and gesture
Gesture 7(2):159--177, 2007
Abstract: Studies of primate premotor cortex, and, in particular, of the so-called mirror system suggest a double hand/mouth motor command system that may have evolved initially in the context of ingestion, and later formed a platform for combined manual and ...