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Gesture language

  1. Sep 6, 2008 #1
    Thanks for reading
    Do people determine rules for gesture interpretation ? Could language comprehension be done via just emotion [leaving out cases of deception]?
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  3. Sep 7, 2008 #2
    Are you meaning like sign language? or purely just going by emotions?
  4. Sep 7, 2008 #3

    jim mcnamara

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    I think the OP means non-verbal communication - like body language.

    There are aspects of non-verbal communication that are culture specific. If you want full and complete communication mcknia already gave you the answer - sign language.
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