Gesture as simulated action: Revisiting the framework

  title={Gesture as simulated action: Revisiting the framework},
  author={Autumn B. Hostetter and Martha W. Alibali},
  journal={Psychonomic Bulletin \& Review},
The Gesture as Simulated Action (GSA) framework was proposed to explain how gestures arise from embodied simulations of the motor and perceptual states that occur during speaking and thinking (Hostetter & Alibali, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15, 495–514, 2008). In this review, we revisit the framework’s six main predictions regarding gesture rates, gesture form, and the cognitive cost of inhibiting gesture. We find that the available evidence largely supports the main predictions of the… 
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