Affordances. Motivations, and the World Graph Theory

@article{Guazzelli1998AffordancesMA,
  title={Affordances. Motivations, and the World Graph Theory},
  author={Alex Guazzelli and Mihail Bota and Fernando J. Corbacho and Michael A. Arbib},
  journal={Adaptive Behaviour},
  year={1998},
  volume={6},
  pages={435-471}
}
O’Keefe and Nadel distinguish two paradigms for navigation, the “locale system” for map-based navigation and the “taxon (behavioral orientation) system” for route navigation. This paper models the taxon system, the map-based system, and their interaction; and argues that the map-based system involves the interaction of hippocampus with other systems. We relate taxes to the notion of an affordance. Just as a rat may have basic taxes for approaching food or avoiding a bright light, so does it… CONTINUE READING

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