Video Gallery

 

Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture: “The Resilience of Language and Gesture” with Susan Goldin-Meadow, University of Chicago, April 2017

 

Presidential Symposium held at the 29th APS Annual Convention in Boston, May 2017

 

Fred Kavli Keynote Address at the 29th Annual APS Convention, May 2017, Boston

 

A non-conserver producing gestures that match her speech.  The child says, “They’re different because you spreaded them apart,” while producing a gesture that mimics the experimenter’s movements.

 

A non-conserver producing gestures that do not match her speech.  The child says, “They’re different because you moved them,” while indicating in gesture the one-to-one correspondence between the checkers in the two rows.

 

Interviewers’ gestures serve as a source of information (and, at times, misinformation) that can lead witnesses to report incorrect details. In this case, the child reports that the musician he saw was wearing a "music hat."  Broaders, S., & Goldin-Meadow, S. Truth is at hand: How gesture adds information during investigative interview. Psychological Science, 2010, 21(5), 623-628. doi:10.1177/0956797610366082. Abstract, PDF