Just out of reach: On the reliability of the action-sentence compatibility effect.

@article{Papesh2015JustOO,
  title={Just out of reach: On the reliability of the action-sentence compatibility effect.},
  author={Megan H Papesh},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={2015},
  volume={144 6},
  pages={e116-41}
}
The action-sentence compatibility effect (ACE; Glenberg & Kaschak, 2002), a hallmark finding in Embodied Cognition, implicates the motor system in language comprehension. In the ACE, people process sentences implying movement toward or away from themselves, responding with actions toward or away from their bodies. These processes interact, implying a… CONTINUE READING

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