Embodied Cognition: A field guide

Abstract

The nature of cognition is being re-considered. Instead of emphasizing formal operations on abstract symbols, the new approach foregrounds the fact that cognition is, rather, a situated activity, and suggests that thinking beings ought therefore be considered first and foremost as acting beings. The essay reviews recent work in Embodied Cognition, provides… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0004-3702(03)00054-7

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