Embodied cognition: A grasp on human thinking

  title={Embodied cognition: A grasp on human thinking},
  author={Elsbeth Stern},
  • E. Stern
  • Published 12 August 2015
  • Psychology
  • Nature

‘The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper’ (WB Yeats): enhancing resilience among deaf young people in South Africa through photography and filmmaking

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