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Ape gestures offer clues to the evolution of human communication
...ity, have found bonobos and chimpanzees use manual gestures
of their hands, feet and limbs more flexibly than ...porting the evolution of human language began with gestures
as the gestural origin hypothesis of language suggests. This study appears in the current issue of t...
Computer scientists unravel 'language of surgery'
... wants to break surgical procedures down to simple gestures
that can be represented mathematically by computer software." With that information in hand, the computer scientists hope to be able to recognize when a surgical task is being performed well and also to identify which movements can lead to operatin...
Sooner is better with cochlear implants, Stanford scientist shows
...at in conversation, the lips and face make certain gestures
that always occur together with certain sounds. "The brain is always combining what it sees with what it hears and making the best guess at what was said," he said. In most situations, hearing speech alone is just fine - that's why we can talk on tel...