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Lecture Notes in Computer Science
An important and often laborious task in foreign language acquisition is vocabulary learning. Research has repeatedly demonstrated that performing iconic gestures together with novel words has a beneficial effect on learning performance. Can these findings be transferred onto virtual agents applied in gesture-supported vocabulary training? We present a study investigating whether iconic gestures performed by a virtual agent and imitated by learners have an impact on verbal memory for words in adoi:10.1007/978-3-642-40415-3_12 fatcat:2xlv55kg5rbsfktnos7in72l4a