The Biological Foundations of Gestures: Motor and Semiotic Aspects

By Jean-Luc Nespoulous; Paul Perron et al. | Go to book overview

Subject Index
A
Act, 50
Action, 17, 26, 154
Action disorder, 243
Action sequencing, 251
Agrammatism, 89
American sign language, 13, 37, 42, 51, 216
Anatomo-clinical method, 232
Aphasia, 50, 87, 90, 296
Aphasiology, 15, 89
Apraxia, 13, 17, 18, 50, 86, 89, 90, 231, 233, 234, 251, 255, 287, 305
Arbitrarity, 55
Arbitrary gesture, 56, 237
Asymmetric cerebral anatomy, 151
Asymmetric cerebral system, 183
Asymmetric hand use, 210
Asymmetric tonic neck reflex, 69
Asymmetry, 273
Attention, 71, 82, 123, 132, 135, 138, 153, 154
Automatic activation model, 83
Automatic process, 85
Autonomous gesture, 31
B
Babbling, 190
Binocular stereoacuity, 187
Biological basis of language, 215
Body-bound movement, 52
Body space, 95
Brain development, 198
Brain organization, 65, 203
Bucco-facial apraxia, 277
C
Callosal, 109
Callosal agenesis, 118
Callosal disconnection syndrome, 109, 110, 115
Cerebral asymmetry, 205, 207, 210, 220
Cerebral dominance, 149, 306
Child's mental development, 208
Chimpanzee, 172
Closed-loop, 99
Clumsiness, 237
Communication in infants, 203
Conative function, 301
Conative gesture, 59
Connotative gesture, 57
Control of movement, 15
Conversation, 156
Coordination, 150, 186
Coordination of movement, 68
Cooperative action, 183
Commissurotomy, 121

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