Disembodying cognition

@inproceedings{Chatterjee2010DisembodyingC,
  title={Disembodying cognition},
  author={Anjan Chatterjee},
  booktitle={Language and Cognition},
  year={2010}
}
  • A. Chatterjee
  • Published in Language and Cognition 1 March 2010
  • Psychology, Biology
Abstract The idea that concepts are embodied by our motor and sensory systems is popular in current theorizing about cognition. Embodied cognition accounts come in different versions and are often contrasted with a purely symbolic amodal view of cognition. Simulation, or the hypothesis that concepts simulate the sensory and motor experience of real world encounters with instances of those concepts, has been prominent in psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Here, with a focus on spatial… 

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