Embodied Cognition

  title={Embodied Cognition},
  author={Lawrence A. Shapiro},
The Extended Mind: A Chapter in the History of Transhumanism
A Growing Body of Knowledge
Science deals with the world around us, and we understand, experience, and study this world through and with our bodies. While science educators have started to acknowledge the critical role of the
Modelling ourselves: what the free energy principle reveals about our implicit notions of representation
Predictive processing theories are increasingly popular in philosophy of mind; such process theories often gain support from the Free Energy Principle (FEP)—a normative principle for adaptive
Disappointing Prospects for Distance Education
On the basis of a variety of literature on educational, social, psychological sciences, the conditions for the qualitative life of the educational process are determined, including, first of all, the
Young children’s embodied interactions with a social robot
This study examined the affordances of an embodied humanoid robot to engage children in play and learning from the perspective of embodied cognition in two studies as part of multiyear design
Exploring the landscapes of "computing": digital, neuromorphic, unconventional - and beyond
This paper stake out the grounds of how a general concept of "computing" can be developed which comprises digital, neuromorphic, unconventional and possible future "com computing" paradigms, and locate anchor points for a foundational formal theory of a future computing-engineering discipline that includes, but will reach beyond, digital and neuromorphic computing.
Wielding a gun increases judgments of others as holding guns: a randomized controlled trial
With the new and reliable measure of the gun embodiment effect, testing for moderation by individual differences related to prior gun experience, attitudes, personality, and factors related to emotion regulation and impulsivity found little evidence for moderation.
The dynamical renaissance in neuroscience
Although there is a substantial philosophical literature on dynamical systems theory in the cognitive sciences, the same is not the case for neuroscience. This paper attempts to motivate increased