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Brain oxygenation patterns during the execution of tool use demonstration, tool use pantomime, and body-part-as-object tool use (2015)
Journal Article
Helmich, I., Holle, H., Rein, R., & Lausberg, H. (2015). Brain oxygenation patterns during the execution of tool use demonstration, tool use pantomime, and body-part-as-object tool use. International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, 96(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2015.03.001

© 2015 Elsevier B.V. Divergent findings exist whether left and right hemispheric pre- and postcentral cortices contribute to the production of tool use related hand movements. In order to clarify the neural substrates of tool use demonstrations with... Read More about Brain oxygenation patterns during the execution of tool use demonstration, tool use pantomime, and body-part-as-object tool use.

Inconsistent use of gesture space during abstract pointing impairs language comprehension (2015)
Journal Article
Gunter, T. C., Weinbrenner, J. E. D., & Holle, H. (2015). Inconsistent use of gesture space during abstract pointing impairs language comprehension. Frontiers in psychology Frontiers Research Foundation, 6(FEB), https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00080

Pointing toward concrete objects is a well-known and efficient communicative strategy. Much less is known about the communicative effectiveness of abstract pointing where the pointing gestures are directed to “empty space.” McNeill's (2003) observati... Read More about Inconsistent use of gesture space during abstract pointing impairs language comprehension.