Browsing by Author "Vilà-Giménez, Ingrid"

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  • Prieto Vives, Pilar, 1965-; Llanes-Coromina, Judith; Vilà-Giménez, Ingrid; Kushch, Olga; Borràs-Comes, Joan (Elsevier, 2018)
    Though the positive effects of iconic gestures on word recall and comprehension by children have been clearly established, less is known about the benefits of beat gestures (rhythmic hand/arm movements produced together ...
  • Prieto Vives, Pilar, 1965-; Cravotta, Alice; Kushch, Olga; Rohrer, Patrick Louis; Vilà-Giménez, Ingrid (International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 2018)
    In this paper, we advance a comprehensive gesture labelling proposal which highlights the independence of the prosodic and semantic properties of different gesture types and at the same time challenges a simplistic definition ...
  • Prieto Vives, Pilar, 1965-; Vilà-Giménez, Ingrid (International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 2018)
    Recent research has shown that when preschoolers listen to a speaker who is simultaneously making beat gestures, this favors their recall and comprehension of what they have heard and also boosts their narrative performance. ...
  • Prieto Vives, Pilar, 1965-; Vilà-Giménez, Ingrid; Igualada, Alfonso (American Psychological Association (APA), 2018)
    Iconic and pointing gestures are important precursors of children’s early language and cognitive development. While beat gestures seem to have positive effects on the recall of information by preschoolers, little is known ...