Embodied Rationality

@article{Spellman2009EmbodiedR,
  title={Embodied Rationality},
  author={Barbara A. Spellman and Simone Schnall},
  journal={Cognitive Social Science eJournal},
  year={2009}
}
In the last decade, many cognitive and social psychology researchers have been inspired by the notion of "embodied cognition" – that cognition is grounded in actual bodily states, and that cognition takes place in the service of action. Consider two examples: (1) when wearing a backpack people perceive hills to be steeper than when not wearing one; (2) when holding a cup containing a hot drink people rate another person as more warm and friendly than when holding a cup containing a cold drink… 
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