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Homo sapiens (selected citations)

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  2. Bavelas, J. B., Gerwing, J., Sutton, C. and Prevost, D. (2007). Gesturing on the telephone: Independent effects of dialogue and visibility. Journal of Memory and Language 58:495-520.
  3. Bavelas, J. B., Kenwood, C., Johnson, T. and Phillips, B. (2002). An experimental study of when and how speakers use gestures to communicate. Gesture, 2:1-17.
  4. Beattie, G. (2004). Visible Thoughts: The new psychology of body language. London: Routledge.
  5. Botha, R. and Knight, C. 2008a. The Cradle of Language. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  6. Botha, R. and Knight, C. 2008b. The Prehistory of Language. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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  9. Camaioni, L., Perucchini P., Muratori F. and Milone A. (1997). A longitudinal examination of the communicative gestures deficit in young children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 27:715-725.
  10. Capirci, O., Contaldo, A., Caselli, M.C. and Volterra, V. (2005). From Action to language through gesture: a longitudinal perspective. Gesture, 5:155-177.
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  12. Cook, S. M. and Goldin-Meadow, S. (2006). The role of gesture in learning: Do children use their hands to change their minds? Journal of Cognition and Development, 7:211-232.
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  16. Goldin-Meadow, S. (2003). The resilience of language. What gesture creation in deaf children can tell us about how all children learn language (Essays in Developmental Psychology). Psychology Press.
  17. Goldin-Meadow, S. (2003). Hearing gesture: How our hands help us think. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London: The Bellknap Press of Harvard University Press.
  18. Goldin-Meadow, S., Nusbaum, H., Kelly, S.D. and Wagner, S. (2001). Explaining math: Gesturing lightens the load. Psychological Science, 12:516-522.
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  20. Holler, J. and Wilkin, K.(2009). Communicating common ground: How mutually shared knowledge influences speech and gesture in a narrative task. Language & Cognitive Processes, 24, 267-289.
  21. Holler, J. and Beattie, G. (2003b). Pragmatic aspects of representational gestures: Do speakers use them to clarify verbal ambiguity for the listener? Gesture, 3:127-154.
  22. Holler, J. and Beattie, G. (2003a). How iconic gestures and speech interact in the representation of meaning: are both aspects really integral to the process? Semiotica, 146:81-116.
  23. Holler, J. and Beattie, G. (2002). A micro-analytic investigation of how iconic gestures and speech represent core semantic features in talk. Semiotica, 142:31-69.
  24. Iverson, J.M., Capirci, O., Volterra, V. and Goldin-Meadow, S. (2008). Learning to talk in a gesture-rich world: Early communication in Italian vs. American children. First Language, 28:164 - 181.
  25. Iverson, J.M. and Goldin-Meadow, S. (2005). Gesture paves the way for language development, Psychological Science, 16:367-371.
  26. Iverson, J.M., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (1998). Why people gesture when they speak. Nature, 396:228.
  27. Kendon, A. (2004) Gesture: Visible action as utterance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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  29. Kendon, A. (1986). Some reasons for studying gesture. Semiotica, 62: 3-28.
  30. Kita, S. (2009). Cross-cultural variation of speech-accompanying gesture: A review. Language and Cognitive Processes, 24:145-167.
  31. Kita, S. (2003). Pointing: Where Language, Culture, and Cognition Meet.Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  32. Kita, S. (2000). How representational gestures help speaking. In: McNeill D. (Ed.), Language and gesture: Window into thought and action (p 162-185). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
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  34. Liddell, S.K. (2003). Grammar, gesture, and meaning in American Sign Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  35. Nicoladis, E., Pika, S. and Marentette, P.F. (2009). Do French-English bilingual children gesture more than monolingual children? Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 38:573-585.
  36. Nicoladis, E. (2002). Some gestures develop in conjunction with spoken language development and others don't: Evidence from bilingual preschoolers. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 26:241-266.
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  38. McNeill, D. (2005). Gesture and Thought, Chicago: Chicago University Press.
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  42. Morris, D., Collett, P., Marsh, P. and O'Shaughnessy, M. (1979). Gestures, their origins and distribution. New York: Stein & Day.
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  45. Pizzuto E., Capobianco M. and Devescovi A. (2005). Gestural-vocal deixis and representational skills in early language development. Interaction Studies: Social Behaviour and Communication in Biological and Artificial Systems, 6:223-252.
  46. Rowe, M. L., Ozcaliskan, S. and Goldin-Meadow, S. (2008). Learning words by hand: Gesture's role in predicting vocabulary development. First language, 28:182 - 199.
  47. Stokoe, W. C. (2001). Language in hand: Why sign came before speech. Washington: Gallaudet University Press.
  48. Taub, S. (2001). Language from the body. Iconicity and metaphor in American Sign Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  49. Tomasello M. (2008). Origins of Human Communication. Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT Press.
  50. Tomasello, M., Carpenter, M. and Liszkowski, U. (2007). A new look at infant pointing. Child Development, 78:705-722.
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