|Spring Term 2021 Gesture Studies - LING 545
Prerequisites/Notes: One course in linguistics or psychology, or consent of the instructor
Catalog Description : Gesture studies is an interdisciplinary field that examines the use of the hands and other parts of the body in communication and cognition. In this seminar we discuss studies of gesture types, universals, and variations; gesture development; gesture production and perception; relations of gesture to thought and language (spoken and signed); and functions of gesture in human interaction, problem-solving, and learning.
Attributes: Advanced Course