Embodied cognition

  title={Embodied cognition},
  author={Fred Adams},
  journal={Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences},
  • F. Adams
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences
Embodied cognition is sweeping the planet. On a non-embodied approach, the sensory system informs the cognitive system and the motor system does the cognitive system’s bidding. There are causal relations between the systems but the sensory and motor systems are not constitutive of cognition. For embodied views, the relation to the sensori-motor system to cognition is constitutive, not just causal. This paper examines some recent empirical evidence used to support the view that cognition is… 
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