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The body's natural defences against communicative disease

Abstract:
We investigate listener gestures to speaker’s speech during clarification sequences; a situation in which problems with mutual-understanding are especially manifest. Specifically, we test the prediction that listeners should make extra use of embodied resources to aid speakers during these clarification sequences.
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Year:
2015
Type of Publication:
In Proceedings
Book title:
Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) workshop on language in context: an ecological turn to embodied language
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