Performance Anxiety in Adults Who Gesture

ID: 4097
School: Research Center/Lab
Program: Brain and Language Lab (BL2)
Status: Ongoing
Start date: October 2020
End Date: September 2023

Description

Question: Why do some people perform better with gesture than others? ​ Goal: To identify factors that impact gesture performance and gesture fluency to inform the development of gesture assessments and curricula. ​ Collaboration: This is our collaborative study with Prof. Ben Bahan and the Gesture Literacy Knowledge Studio at Gallaudet ​ Innovation: Sprouted from organic scientific observation, advanced through innovative eye-tracking (attention) and thermal infrared (emotion) imaging.

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2021

White, B. E., Aaron-Lozano, K., Gallagher, G., & Petitto, L. A. (May 2021). Performance anxiety in adults who gesture. Blitz Presentation at the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

White, B. E., Padilla, C., Aaron-Lozano, K., Kim, Y., Antonio, J., Guity, A., Palagano, J., Horner, R., Gallagher, G., & Petitto, L. A. (February 2021). Performance anxiety in adults who gesture. Full Presentation at the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.