Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Olivier le Guen

Ethnography of Pointing – Field Worker’s Guide

Pointing gestures are recognised to be a primary manifestation of human social cognition and communicative capacity. The goal of this task is to collect empirical descriptions of pointing practices in different cultural settings.


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Wilkins, David, Sotaro Kita, and N.J. Enfield. 2007. 'Ethnography of pointing' - field worker's guide. In Field Manual Volume 10, ed. Asifa Majid, 89-95. Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.
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