Deictic codes for the embodiment of cognition

  title={Deictic codes for the embodiment of cognition},
  author={Dana H. Ballard and Mary M. Hayhoe and Polly K. Pook and Rajesh P. N. Rao},
  journal={Behavioral and Brain Sciences},
  pages={723 - 742}
To describe phenomena that occur at different time scales, computational models of the brain must incorporate different levels of abstraction. At time scales of approximately 1/3 of a second, orienting movements of the body play a crucial role in cognition and form a useful computational level – more abstract than that used to capture natural phenomena but less abstract than what is traditionally used to study high-level cognitive processes such as reasoning. At this “embodiment level,” the… 

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