This collection contains data sets from laboratory experiments that ask participants to communicate concepts and events using gesture. As most hearing participants do not use gesture linguistically, asking participants to use gesture reduces the interference of their existing linguistic knowledge, allowing the investigation of the underlying learning preferences of participants.

Image: CC-BY Motamedi, Yasamin. (2017). Example videos from Motamedi-Mousavi (2017). Artificial sign language learning: a method for evolutionary linguistics., [dataset]. University of Edinburgh. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/1693.

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