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Permeable barriers between truth, fiction, gestured images, and spoken words

Franklin, A. (2007). Blending in deception: Tracing output back to its source. In S. D. Duncan, J. Cassell, & E. T. Levy (Eds.), Gesture and the dynamic dimension of language: Essays in honor of David McNeill (pp. 99-108). Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.

Franklin describes an experiment designed to illicit lies, and looks to see if gestures and speech might be telling different stories. She finds that in one case they do, but in another case there is more subtle bleeding together of truth and fiction.

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