Chapter 5 SupplementExchange on gesture-speech unity
What it is, where it came from
The following is the edited version of an exchange that took place in 2013 between Renia Lopez-Ozieblo and David McNeill on McNeill’s paper Gesture – Speech Unity – What it is, where it comes from(in this volume) and his 2012 book How Language Began: Gesture and Speech in Human Evolution. The exchange began as a series of questions on the synchronicity of gesture and speech in the Growth Point (GP). This led to some basic questions on the GP itself and Mead’s Loop. The GP is created through the translation of our experiences (embodiment) as a combination of gesture and speech that allow us to capture, describe and transmit those experiences as thoughts.
The growth point
- Gesture-speech unity
- Dual semiosis
- GP formation: thoughts
- Mead’s loop
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