Erica A Cartmill
Affiliation: University of Chicago
- A word in the hand: action, gesture and mental representation in humans and non-human primatesErica A Cartmill
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 5848 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:129-43. 2012..We argue that gesture played an important role in the transition to symbolic thought and language in human evolution, following a cognitive leap that allowed gesture to incorporate representational elements...