1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
x, 276 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-270) and index.
Introduction: a new perspective on an old problem -- Two separate languages? -- Where the action is a remarkable biological miracle? -- Images in the hands, images in the mind -- Different vehicles of meaning -- Gestures and the frustrations of everyday life -- Speech is only half the story -- Who or what the hands portray -- How our eyes are drawn to the gestures of others : the gesture limits itself intelligently to what matters? -- Manipulating the salience of individual elements to see how gestures respond -- How metaphoric gestures affect us -- Putting iconic gestures into TV advertisements -- How iconic gestures can leak the truth -- Unconscious gesture can leak unconscious attitude -- Concluding remarks -- References.