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Embodied Cognition is Not What you Think it is
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The most exciting hypothesis in cognitive science right now is the theory that cognition is embodied. Expand
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Thematic thinking : the apprehension and consequences of thematic relations
A thematic relation is a temporal, spatial, causal, or functional relation between things that perform complementary roles in the same scenario or event. For example, cows and milk are related by aExpand
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Thematic relations affect similarity via commonalities.
  • S. Golonka, Z. Estes
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental psychology. Learning…
  • 1 November 2009
Thematic relations are an important source of perceived similarity. For instance, the rowing theme of boats and oars increases their perceived similarity. The mechanism of this effect, however, hasExpand
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Laws and Conventions in Language-Related Behaviors
The goal of this article is to look at language-related behaviors in light of a strict definition of direct perception. I highlight a key dimension, conventionality, which discriminates betweenExpand
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Different influences on lexical priming for integrative, thematic, and taxonomic relations
Word pairs may be integrative (i.e., combination of two concepts into one meaningful entity; e.g., fruit—cake), thematically related (i.e., connected in time and place; e.g., party—cake), and/orExpand
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How Moving Together Brings Us Together: When Coordinated Rhythmic Movement Affects Cooperation
Although it is well established that rhythmically coordinating with a social partner can increase cooperation, it is as yet unclear when and why intentional coordination has such effects. WeExpand
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Gibson's ecological approach : a model for the benefits of a theory driven psychology / Sabrina Golonka, Andrew D. Wilson.
Unlike most other sciences, psychology has no true core theory to guide a coherent research programme. It does have James J Gibson's ecological approach to visual per- ception, however, which weExpand
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Emotion Affects Similarity via Social Projection
Given the ubiquity of emotional experiences and the importance of similar ity for understanding cognition and behavior, we examined how emotional valence affects perceived similarity. We hypothesizedExpand
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Imagined Steps: Mental Simulation of Coordinated Rhythmic Movements Effects on Pro-sociality
Rhythmically coordinating with a partner can increase pro-sociality, but pro-sociality does not appear to change in proportion to coordination success, or particular classes of coordination.Expand
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