How to Gesture – AKA: What Do I Do With My Hands? By Pamela Hart 

Gestures, and especially hand movements, are important because they help orchestrate the language comprehension centers of your brain. In fact, your brain needs to integrate both the sounds and body movements of the person who is speaking in order to accurately perceive what is meant. If your words and gestures are in-congruent, it will create confusion in the listener’s brain and you will be less believable. Our suggestion: practice speaking in front of a mirror, consciously using your hands to “describe” the words you are speaking. Continue reading How to Gesture – AKA: What Do I Do With My Hands? By Pamela Hart