publication . Article . 2007

Gestural Communication in Early Infancy: A Review of its Development, Relation With Language and Intervention Implications

Chamarrita Farkas;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2007 Journal: Psykhe (Santiago), volume 16 (eissn: 0718-2228, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SciELO Comision Nacional de Investigacion Cientifica Y Tecnologica (CONICYT)
Abstract
El objetivo de este artículo es proveer una revisión actualizada y comprehensiva sobre el desarrollo y funciones de los gestos en la infancia, que apoye la labor de psicólogos, educadores y otros profesionales que investigan o trabajan con bebés y niños pequeños. Existe un creciente cuerpo de evidencias de que los gestos potencian y no obstaculizan el desarrollo del lenguaje. Gestos y lenguaje se desarrollan en forma paralela y comparten habilidades simbólicas subyacentes. Intervenciones educativas en bebés y sus familias fomentan el desarrollo intencionado de la comunicación gestual simbólica. Se revisan los resultados obtenidos en relación a aspectos del lengu...
Subjects
free text keywords: gestos, lenguaje, desarrollo, infancia, gesture, language, development, infancy, Developmental psychology, Psychology, Humanities
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