The development of iconicity in children’s co-speech gesture and homesign

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Cartmill, Erica A.; Rissman, Lilia; Novack, Miriam; Goldin-Meadow, Susan;
(2017)

Gesture can illustrate objects and events in the world by iconically reproducing elements of those objects and events. Children do not begin to express ideas iconically, however, until after they have begun to use conventional forms. In this paper, we investigate how ch... View more
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