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Why Do We Gesture When We Talk?

Gestures Aid Thinking

  • Just as speech puts our thoughts into words. pir gestures put our thoughts into our hands.
  • Gestures aid our thinking and many problem solving tasks are done in a better way through the help of gestures.

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Why Do We Gesture When We Talk?

Why Do We Gesture When We Talk?

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/62479/why-do-we-gesture-when-we-talk

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Gestures and Speech

  • Gestures are closely linked to speech.
  • People seem to gesture naturally and even blind people who haven't seen anyone gesturing, are able to do so.
  • Our words and gestures closely align and give a glimpse of the inner workings of our mind.

Gestures Aid Thinking

  • Just as speech puts our thoughts into words. pir gestures put our thoughts into our hands.
  • Gestures aid our thinking and many problem solving tasks are done in a better way through the help of gestures.

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