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1 on 1 a companion video presentation to Deborah Tannen : That's not what I meant! /
P94.6.T36 2004
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(Producer) Explains the academic sources she draws on in her research, and address the most critical questions concerning language, meaning, and her analysis of conversational style.
Age-specific competencies /
RT48.6.A33 1999
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Promotes age-specific competencies by describing the stages of human growth and demonstrating successful strategies for providing care at each stage. The program is organized around the following categories: an overview of the stages of human growth, description of the role of communication, description of stages of growth, and demonstration of care techniques at each stage of growth.
Argumentation : the study of effective reasoning /
PN4181.Z37 2005
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pt. I (disc 1): lecture 1. Introducing argumentation and rhetoric -- lecture 2. Underlying assumptions of argumentation -- lecture 3. Formal and informal argumentation -- lecture 4. History of argumentation studies -- lecture 5. Argument analysis and diagramming -- lecture 6. Complex structures of argument -- (disc 2): lecture 7. Case construction, requirements and options -- lecture 8. Stasis, the heart of the controversy -- lecture 9. Attack and defense, I -- lecture 10. Attack and defense, II -- lecture 11. Language and style in arguments -- lecture 12. Evaluating evidence -- (disc 3): -- lecture 13. Reasoning from parts to whole -- lecture 14. Reasoning with comparisons -- lecture 15. Establishing correlations -- lecture 16. Moving from cause to effect -- lecture 17. Commonplaces and arguments from form -- lecture 18. Hybrid patterns of inference -- (disc 4): lecture 19. Validity and fallacies, I -- lecture 20. Validity and fallacies, II -- lecture 21. Arguments between friends -- lecture 22. Arguments among experts -- lecture 23. Public argument and democratic life -- lecture 24. Ends of argumentation.
Lectures by Dr. David Zarefsky, Professor of Argumentation and Debate and Professor of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, cover the history of rhetoric and debate as well as analysis of different types of arguments in various situations.
Assertive communication skills for professionals
BF637.C45A84 1994
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v. 1. What is assertive behavior? -- v. 2. Building your foundation -- v. 3 Your assertiveness toolbox -- v. 4 Putting assertiveness to work.
Teaches the skills needed in developing assertiveness.
PN1997.A935 1991
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Based on a true story as related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, Awakenings stars Robin Williams as the Sacks counterpart, here named Dr. Malcolm Sayer. Something of a klutz and naif, Dr. Sayer takes a job at a Bronx psychiatric hospital in 1969. Here he's put in charge of several seemingly catatonic patients who, under Sayer's painstaking guidance, begin responding to certain stimulati. Apprised of the efficacy of a new drug called L-DOPA in treating degenerative-disease victims, Sayer is given permission to test the drug on one of his patients: Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro), who has not communicated with anyone since lapsing into catatonia as a child. Gradually, Lowe comes out of his shell, encouraging Sayers to administer L-DOPA to the other patients under his care.
Body language an international view /
BF637.N66B63 1999
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A look at nonverbal communication across cultures including eye contact, facial expressions, and gestures. Includes quiz sections to test your familiarity with gestures. Takes a humorous yet informative look at a variety of global styles in nonverbal communication.
Building teams
RT89.B868 1995
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Because the work of nursing is seldom achieved by only one person, the nurse manager's ability to build effective teams is crucial to achieving the goals of the organization. Getting people to commit to a common goal and to work toward achieving that goal in a productive, efficient, and caring way is one of the major contributions a manager or leader can make. Working as a team creates an atmosphere of expectation within the workplace that can inspire each staff member to contribute his or her best efforts to each task. This video focuses on key team building strategies such as communicating clearly, creating a sense of mission and solidarity, addressing interpersonal conflicts, role modeling, expressing appreciation, and providing feedback. Clips of interviews with nurse managers, scenarios, narrative, and graphics are used to present key concepts such as strategies the nurse manager can use to influence the development of an effective, committed team.
Cognition, creativity, and behavior--the Columban simulations
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Documents experiments carried out by B.F. Skinner and Robert Epstein in which pigeons exhibit behaviors heretofore attributed by psychologists only to man and the higher apes, such a symbolic communication, self-awareness, and insight.
Communication the nonverbal agenda /
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An overview of the field of nonverbal communication: tone of voice, posture, facial expression, gestures, use of space, eye contact, and body movement.
Communication the non-verbal agenda /
HF5549.5.C6C65 1998
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Nonverbal messages convey emotion -- Learning nonverbal communication -- Patterns of nonverbal communication -- Be aware of your own nonverbal communication.
Presents an overview of the field of nonverbal communication: tone of voice, posture, facial expression, gestures, use of space, eye contact, and body movement. Uses examples from business situations to show how nonverbal actions contribute to conversation.
Communication the non-verbal agenda /
HF5549.5.C6C65 1998
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Nonverbal messages convey emotion -- Learning nonverbal communication -- Patterns of nonverbal communication -- Be aware of your own nonverbal communication.
Presents an overview of the field of nonverbal communication: tone of voice, posture, facial expression, gestures, use of space, eye contact, and body movement. Uses examples from business situations to show how nonverbal actions contribute to conversation.
Conflict communication skills /
HD42.C6 1995
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How to manage conflict resolution by using effective communication skills. Includes several dramatized situations as examples.
Core concepts in nursing
RT41.C67 2003
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Prog. 1. The nursing process (23:43 min.) -- prog. 2. Assessment & diagnosis (29:19 min.) -- prog. 3. Planning, implementation, & evaluation (24:38 min.) -- prog. 4. An overview of the history of American nursing (24:59 min.) -- prog. 5. Therapeutic communication (24:32 min.) -- prog. 6. Documentation (26:06 min.) -- prog. 7. Nutrition and diet therapy (29: 54 min.) -- prog. 8. Patient/client education (24:14 min.).
Critical thinking in the clinical setting
RT86.C75 2003
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Because of diverse healthcare needs, strong critical thinking skills have become essential in the healthcare setting. Ever changing healthcare needs, such as increased patient acuity, decreased patient hospital length of stay, increased care of patients in the community setting, and staffing shortages have necessitated nurses be prepared to handle complex situations in the clinical setting. This program focuses on different methods that nurses can incorporate to increase the use of critical thinking skills in the clinical setting.
Critical thinking through dialogue /
LB2395.35.C75 1995
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Pt. 1. Introduction to the argument (25 min.) -- pt. 2. The communication process (14 min.).
Part 1. Defines the process of critical thinking and illustrates the do's and don't's of the process. Part 2. Illustrates in detail what happens during the communication process.
Dealing with conflict & confrontation how to keep your cool, stand your ground and reach a positive resolution /
HD42.R476 1993
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Pt. 1 (74 min.) -- pt. 2 (57 min.) -- pt. 3 (84 min.)
Seminar before an audience, accompanied by dramatizations. Looks at the nature of conflict and demonstrates techniques for solving a variety of conflicts. Tells why conflicts occur, how to anticipate them, and how to break the cycles that lead to hostility. Analyzes conflict: its benefits, its levels of escalation, and how to stop each level from intensifying. Shows how to balance being firm with being conciliatory; how to deal with backstabbing, lying, and saboatoge; what to do when someone refuses to discuss the issue; the least productive way to deal with conflict; and how to use ultimatums wisely.
Effective communication
RT89.E36 1995
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Nurse leaders and managers spend much of their time communicating with others to accomplish the work of the group. This video explains how the basic communication model, involving sender, reciever, and message, forms the foundation of the communication process in nursing leadership and management. The ability to communicate effectively, whether verbally, non-verbally, or in writing, is a crucial component of effective leadership and management. This video uses clips of interviews with nurse managers, scenarios, narrative, and graphics to present key concepts such as the elements of verbal and nonverbal communication, distinguishing between social and professional communication, understanding how cultural differences affect communication, choosing words carefully, and listening actively.
Focused listening skills
BF323.L5S3 1995
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Teaches how to sharpen your concentration and hear more of what people are saying.
Functional family therapy
RC488.5.F85 2004
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Features a discussion with James F. Alexander on functional family therapy (FFT), a family-based prevention and intervention program that has been applied successfully in a variety of contexts to treat a range of high-risk youth and their families. Explains how this approach focuses on the strengthening relationships in the family by opening up communication and reframing negative behaviors by putting them within a positive relational context. Shows an actual family therapy session, followed by a question-and-answer exchange.
Goodbye Gutenberg
PN4801.G66 2000z
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A documentary on the communication and information revolution that has taken place in business and industry through the convergence of computer, word processing, and television technology. Illustrates the changing technology in diverse fields, such as newspaper publishing and reporting and the postal delivery service. Also notes the effects of federal regulations governing communication and considers the issue of privacy.
He said, she said gender, language & communication.
P96.S48H4 2001
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Live video presentation of Deborah Tannen's seminal contributions to the understanding of gender, language and communication. Produced, edited and paced for curricular use in communication, linguistics, psychology, sociology and other social sciences.
Holistic approach to stoma care, A
RD540.H65 2000
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Because an ostomy alters a person's body in function and appearance, psychological issues have an impact on accepting and caring for a stoma following a colostomy, ileostomy, or urostomy. Covers skin care, diet, and sexual function. Stresses open communication, sensitivity to patient cares, and pre- and post-operative counseling.
Holistic approach to stoma care, A
RD540.H65 2007
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(Producer) Because an ostomy alters a person's body in function and appearance, psychological issues have an impact on accepting and caring for a stoma following a colostomy, ileostomy, or urostomy. Covers skin care, diet, and sexual function. Stresses open communication, sensitivity to patient care, and pre- and post-operative counseling
How to deal with difficult people
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Provides insights into why difficult people behave the way they do. Introduces skills to use for effective communication.
Human language evolves, The: with and without words /
P106.H8 1995
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Third of three programs on human language. Explores why and how human language may have evolved, and its possible biological basis. Linguists and educators discuss universal facial expressions, differences in communication style between men and women, body language and gesture, and more, defining some of the power of human language.
Infection in the elderly
RC112.I54 2003
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pt. 1. Risk factors (18 min.) -- pt. 2. Prevention and assessment (18 min.).
Discusses importance of infection in mortality and morbidity of elderly persons, and presents lifestyle factors and changes in body defenses that contribute to infection in this population. Covers measures to reduce the incidence of infection including assessment for risk factors and immunizations. Discusses detecting infection in the elderly, and the subtle, atypical signs and symptoms that are sometimes present.
Interpersonal perception task (IPT), The
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A test designed to find out how people form perceptions of others. Consists of thirty brief scenes showing people in various interactions. Each scene is preceded by a question about the interaction taking place.
Life on earth : a natural history /
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program 1. The infinite variety -- 2. Beginning of life -- 3. Building bodies -- 4. Early seas -- 5. Segmented invertebrates -- 6. First forests -- 7. Coming of insects -- 8. Flowers and insects -- 9. Swarming hordes -- 10. Conquest of waters -- 11. Boney fishes -- 12. Invasion of land -- 13. Amphibians -- 14. Victors of dry land -- 15. Dinosaurs and their descendants -- 16. From reptiles to birds -- 17. Lords of the air -- 18. Rise of the mammals - - 19. Marsupials -- 20. Mammals of the sea -- 21. Theme and variation -- 22. The leaf eaters -- 23. The hunters and the hunted -- 24. Life in the trees -- 25. The primates -- 26. Upright man -- 27. Compulsive communicators.
Naturalist David Attenborough presents the history of life over three and a half billion years, blending scientific data with wildlife photography by some of the world's finest photographers, including the Natural History Unit of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Lippincott's pediatric nursing video series
RJ245.L5775 2006
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v. 1. Growth and development -- v. 2. Communicating with children and families -- v. 3. Care of the hospitalized child.
Consists of three documentary-style videos demonstrating nursing care of children and families. Each video covers five age groups -- infant, toddler, pre-school, school age and adolescent. Nurse, patient and family interviews are included.
Managing a diverse workplace understanding different cultural values and styles /
HF5549.5.M5M3 1991
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African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and Native Americans talk about their work experiences. Demonstrates that what minorities want from coworkers and management is no more than an open mind, a chance to make good, and a chance to treated as the individuals they are.
Managing across cultures avoiding misunderstandings and stereotypes /
HD62.4.M36 2002
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1. Conflicts -- 2. Points of view -- 3. Solutions.
Managing communication in a multicultural world
HD30.3.B38 2002
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Dr. Baugh explains that the subtle but compelling conclusions people reach about us, based on the ways we speak, result in profound economic consequences both for ourselves and for our organizations. He points out that increased awareness of the impact of language also helps us understand the impressions we form of others, and the need to build tolerance of variations in dialect and language use.
Medication issues in mental health /
RM315.M445 1995
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1. Preventing adverse drug reactions (25 min.) -- 2. Understanding movement disorders (24 min.).
Tape 1 addresses the tragic and costly phenomenon of adverse drug reactions in the field of mental health treatment. Explores the various disorders that can arise from the use of psychotropic medications including neuroleptic malignant syndrome, lithium toxicity, atropinic overload, and extrapyramidal side effects. Discusses ways to identify and prevent adverse reactions through awareness, communication, assessement, and early intervention. Tape 2 describes the various involuntarymovement disorders that can occur with patients who take psychotropic medications. Explores how healthcare providers can become desensitized or commonly misinterpret movement disorders as psychiatric symptoms.
Multicultural counseling issues of ethnic diversity /
BF637.C6M83 1992
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Provides a stimulus for counselors to increase their awareness, understanding, and skills in multicultural issues in counseling.
Multicultural counseling. II issues of diversity /
BF637.C6M832 1994
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Broadens the definition of multicultural counseling to include such issues as gender identity, religious identity, language and culture, and disabilities in the counseling interaction. Presents multicultural counseling, not as a specialty area, but as a basic competency needed by all counselors.
Multicultural meeting working with diverse cultures, The
HD62.4.M85 2002
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1. Conflicts -- 2. Points of view -- 3. Solutions.
Navajo code talkers
D810.C88N38 2006
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Describes the role of a select group of Navajo Marines who developed a code based on their own native language that provided a means for secure communications among American forces in the Pacific during World War II.
Nurse-patient relationships /
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Illustrates how to maintain and promote clear communication patterns in a variety of clinical situations. Techniques for handling communications effectively are presented.
Nurse-patient relationships communications
RT23.C66 1987
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Illustrates how to maintain and promote clear communication patterns in a variety of clinical situations. Techniques for handling communications effectively are presented.
Nursing process and critical thinking the nursing process /
RT41.N877 2007
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Introduction -- Admitting a difficult patient -- Update on patients -- Nursing care conference -- The nursing care plan -- Evaluating the nursing diagnosis.
Presents the nursing process as a system for planning nursing care. Using a realistic patient care scenario, the five steps of the nursing process are identified and described as a student nurse and her professional colleagues work to improve a patient's care. Those steps are: assessment, analysis, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Also includes techniques of therapeutic communication with the patient, family member, and nursing staff.
Overcoming patient language barriers. Teaching patients with low literacy skills
RT23.O94 2001
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Describes the extent of the problem of low patient literacy, demonstrates how to assess a patient's reading level, and presents useful strategies that health caregivers can use to teach this group more effectively.
Patient and resident rights and communication
RT84.L47 2005 module 1
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People-first management creating a culture of trust /
HF5549.A56 2003
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AFLAC CEO Dan Amos believes his company's success has come from a reputation of doing the right thing and from putting employees first. He follows two simple principles: set clear expectations, and listen to employees. Communication needs to be followed by action: provide an even-handed response to the input, and implement a reward system that gives employees a vested interest in the profitability of the company. When employees trust the company to go the extra mile for them, they will go the extra mile for the customers.
Personal space exploring human proxemics /
BF469.P46 1999
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Spatial relations -- Space habits: habitual seating -- Territorial defense -- Space invaders: breaking proxemic rules -- Reactions and assumptions -- Why didn't you say something? -- Space affects everything -- The power of culture -- Cultural differences: space, touch -- Symbolic touch -- Architecture: a profession of space.
Discusses the concept of personal space and the interpersonal and cultural issues that define it.
Power of listening, The
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Office workers spend 40% of their time listening to others. This program can help them become active listeners by introducing techniquews that overcome listening blocks and increase retention.
Reading people : the unwritten language of the body /
BF637.N66R43 1998
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Explores how we communicate through body movements, gestures and through our use of personal space.
Reality therapy
RC489.R37R43 2007
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Dr. Robert E. Wubbolding demonstrates this choice-centered approach. Reality therapy is based on choice theory, which states that people choose their behaviors to do one of two things: fulfill a need or communicate with the surrounding world. Reality therapy first assesses what the clients' needs are and what they want from therapy. The therapist conducts an assessment to help clients determine how effective their behaviors have been in fulfilling their needs and then works with clients to determine a plan for more effective action. In this session, Dr. Wubbolding works with a man in his 40s who has relationship difficulties because of his communication style. Dr. Wubbolding helps the client to look at his relationship differently and to try to see things from his girlfriend's point of view.
Taking charge of change
BF637.C4T35 1997
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Offers an important look into how to redefine our organizations and ourselves to accommodate current healthcare industry trends. Focuses on adapting to change, encouraging employee involvement in the change process, embracing cooperation and productivity, etc.
Teamwork what's trust got to do with it? /
HD66.T43 2001
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This video follows a team which is stuck and unable to move forward on a crucial project. One team member is especially frustraated, blaming the other team members for the lack of progress. His office mate suggests that the underlying problems may be a lack of trust. He guides the frustrated team member through the building blocks of trust: openness, credibility and respect.
That's not what I meant! language, culture, & meaning /
P94.6.T362 2004
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Tannen examines conversation style and explains that how you say things is often as important as what you say. In part 2, Deborah Tannen explains the academic sources she draws on in her research and describes issues concerning language, meaning and her analysis of conversational style.
The nervous system
QM451.N476 1993
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This program explores the nervous system, a biochemical communications network consisting of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. Animated sequences trace the structure of neurons, the nerves that they form and three kinds of pathways that they take through the human body.
The power of persuasion
HD30.3.P69 2001
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Robert Cialdini provides insights on what makes individuals successful in their attempts to persuade all manner of other people. Includes his six principles that lead to effective, ethical and enduring influence.--Container.
Transcultural perspectives in nursing
RT23.T72 1993
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1. Improving nurse-client effectiveness (28 min.) -- 2. Communication, part 1 (20 min.) -- 3. Communication, part 2 (19 min.) -- 4. Assessment and nursing care (26 min.)
Discusses verbal and nonverbal communication with clients from different ethnic backgrounds; guidelines for working with clients whose medical beliefs, practices and attitudes about medical care differ from those of the caregiver; and factors in assessment that may be affected by a patient's ethnicity.
True whispers the story of the Navajo code talkers /
D810.C88T78 2007
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Explores from the Native point of view the complex story of the role that the Native American code talkers and the Navajo language played in secret communications during World War II. No cryptography system proved as effective during the war as did the use of Navajo code talkers using their tribal language to trasmit military comminques. Countless American lives were saved because of the service of these brave young Native American Marines.
Understanding and communicating with a person who is hallucinating /
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Focuses on hallucinations in a schizophrenic patient. What happens to the brain durning a hallucination and demonstrates techniques for helping an individual through a hallucination.
World of gestures: culture & nonverbal communication, A
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Gestures from different cultures around the world are explored. People from many nations are shown performing all kinds of gestures and the different gestures that they are. Also explored are the meaning, function and origin of gestures.