The Biological Foundations of Gestures: Motor and Semiotic Aspects

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mand. These findings suggest the existence of two separate systems for emotional and nonemotional facial movement; the lack of significant correlation between these different types of facial behaviors may be interpreted as additional support for these notions.


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This chapter reports research conducted over the past few years at the Aphasia Research Center, Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, and the Boston V. A. Medical Center.

This work was supported, in part, by USPHS Grant No. MH37952 to New York University School of Medicine, USPHS Grant No. NS06209 to Boston University School of Medicine, and Bio-Medical Research Support Grant 1-S07RR 07186-02 to Wellesley College. Portions of this chapter were presented at the annual meetings of the International Neuropsychology Society in 1982, 1983, and 1984, and at the Academy of Aphasia in 1984. We are grateful to Errol Baker and Dr. Mary Hyde for assistance in statistical analysis, to Jerry Martin and Karen Olsen for assistance in videotaping, to Dr. Ross Buck for assistance on the project, and to Christine Padovan and Scott Sparks for assistance in manuscript preparation. We are especially grateful to the Medical Research Service of the Boston V.A. Medical Center.


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