On April, 30, 2022 members of SCoDis Anna V. Leontyeva and Olga V. Agafonova gave a lecture “Hand gestures: should we just tie our hands up to aviod the embarrassment?”. The lecture took place in the Culture Centre of ZIL (Moscow) within the framework of the Night school ZIL x MSLU project. The researchers showed how they conduct experiments in the laboratory.

The lecturers discussed the value of gestures in communication with the audience. Can gestures give out a liar? The lecuture is available in Russian here.