Collaborative idea construction: Repetition of gestures and talk in joint brainstorming

@inproceedings{Yasui2013CollaborativeIC,
  title={Collaborative idea construction: Repetition of gestures and talk in joint brainstorming},
  author={Eiko Yasui},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract This study examines the roles of gesture repetition in the process of collaboratively shaping ideas. The data involve three college students brainstorming for the production of a short film. Employing primarily language and depictive gestures, the participants collaboratively shape ideas of the film scenes, characters’ actions, and camerawork; they accept or reject each other's proposals, elaborate upon them, modify a part of them, and/or combine them into complex wholes. In particular… CONTINUE READING