Behavioral and Neural Correlates of Communication via Pointing

  title={Behavioral and Neural Correlates of Communication via Pointing},
  author={Laurent Cleret de Langavant and Philippe Remy and Iris Trinkler and Joseph McIntyre and Emmanuel Dupoux and Alain Berthoz and Anne-Catherine Bachoud-L{\'e}vi},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Communicative pointing is a human specific gesture which allows sharing information about a visual item with another person. It sets up a three-way relationship between a subject who points, an addressee and an object. Yet psychophysical and neuroimaging studies have focused on non-communicative pointing, which implies a two-way relationship between a subject and an object without the involvement of an addressee, and makes such gesture comparable to touching or grasping. Thus, experimental data… CONTINUE READING
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