Erica A. Cartmill

List of John Benjamins publications for which Erica A. Cartmill plays a role.


Cartmill, Erica A., Lilia Rissman, Miriam A. Novack and Susan Goldin-Meadow 2017 The development of iconicity in children’s co-speech gesture and homesignThe gesture–sign interface in language acquisition / L’interface geste–signe dans l’acquisition du langage, Morgenstern, Aliyah and Michèle Guidetti (eds.), pp. 42–68 | Article
Gesture can illustrate objects and events in the world by iconically reproducing elements of those objects and events. Children do not begin to express ideas iconically, however, until after they have begun to use conventional forms. In this paper, we investigate how children’s use of iconic… read more
Cartmill, Erica A. and Richard W. Byrne 2011 Chapter 2. Addressing the problems of intentionality and granularity in non-human primate gestureIntegrating Gestures: The interdisciplinary nature of gesture, Stam, Gale and Mika Ishino (eds.), pp. 15–26 | Chapter
Any study of communicative gesture must identify which movements are purposeful (intentionality) and which examples of movements should be grouped into a single gesture (granularity). Where researchers studying human gesture are aided by linguistic context, researchers studying non-human primates… read more