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Behav Brain Sci. 2017 Jan;40:e73. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X15003088.

Gestures can create diagrams (that are neither imagistic nor analog).

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Teachers College, Columbia University,New York, NY 10027;Department of Psychology,Stanford University,Stanford,CA 94305-2130.btversky@stanford.edu.

Abstract

The claim that gesture is primarily imagistic, analog, and holistic is challenged by the presence of abstract diagrammatic gestures, here points and lines, that represent point-like and line-like concepts and are integrated into larger constituents.

PMID:
29342528
DOI:
10.1017/S0140525X15003088
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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