Embodied Preference Judgments

  title={Embodied Preference Judgments},
  author={Sian L. Beilock and Lauren E. Holt},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={51 - 57}
Can covert sensorimotor simulation of stimulus-relevant actions influence affective judgments, even when there is no intention to act? Skilled and novice typists picked which of two letter dyads they preferred. In each pair, one dyad, if typed using standard typing methods, would involve the same fingers (e.g., FV); the other would be typed with different fingers (e.g., FJ). Thus, if typed, dyads of the former kind should create more motor interference than dyads of the latter kind. Although… 

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