Hand and Mind: What Gestures Reveal about Thought

Hand and Mind: What Gestures Reveal about Thought

by David McNeill


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226561349
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Edition description: 1
Pages: 423
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Pt. 1: Setting the Stage
1: Images, Inside and Out
2: Conventions, Gestures, and Signs

Pt. 2: Varieties of Gesture
3: Guide to Gesture Classification, Transcription, and Distribution
4: Gestures of the Concrete
5: Experiment on Gestures of the Concrete
6: Gestures of the Abstract

Pt. 3: Theory
7: Gestures and Discourse
8: Self-Organization of Gesture and Speech
9: How Gestures Affect Thought
10: Experiments on Self-Organization

Pt. 4: Topics
11: Children
12: The Brain

Appendix: Procedures for Eliciting, Recording, Coding, and Experimenting with Gestures

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