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TitleGestures convey different physiological responses when performed toward and away from the body
Author(s)Bartolo, Angela
Claisse, Caroline
Gallo, Fabrizia
Ott, Laurent
Sampaio, Adriana
Nandrino, Jean-Louis
KeywordsAdolescent
Adult
Female
Heart Rate
Humans
Male
Nervous System Physiological Phenomena
Psychomotor Performance
Pupil
Young Adult
Gestures
Interpersonal Relations
Issue date2019
PublisherNature Publishing Group
JournalScientific Reports
CitationBartolo, A., Claisse, C., Gallo, F. et al. Gestures convey different physiological responses when performed toward and away from the body. Sci Rep 9, 12862 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49318-3
Abstract(s)We assessed the sympathetic and parasympathetic activation associated to the observation of Pantomime (i.e. the mime of the use of a tool) and Intransitive gestures (i.e. expressive) performed toward (e.g. a comb and "thinking") and away from the body (e.g. key and "come here") in a group of healthy participants while both pupil dilation (N = 31) and heart rate variability (N = 33; HF-HRV) were recorded. Large pupil dilation was observed in both Pantomime and Intransitive gestures toward the body; whereas an increase of the vagal suppression was observed in Intransitive gestures away from the body but not in those toward the body. Our results suggest that the space where people act when performing a gesture has an impact on the physiological responses of the observer in relation to the type of social communicative information that the gesture direction conveys, from a more intimate (toward the body) to a more interactive one (away from the body).
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/72369
DOI10.1038/s41598-019-49318-3
ISSN2045-2322
Publisher versionhttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-49318-3
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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