On the Role of Emotion in Embodied Cognitive Architectures: From Organisms to Robots

  title={On the Role of Emotion in Embodied Cognitive Architectures: From Organisms to Robots},
  author={Tom Ziemke and Robert Lowe},
  journal={Cognitive Computation},
The computational modeling of emotion has been an area of growing interest in cognitive robotics research in recent years, but also a source of contention regarding how to conceive of emotion and how to model it. In this paper, emotion is characterized as (a) closely connected to embodied cognition, (b) grounded in homeostatic bodily regulation, and (c) a powerful organizational principle—affective modulation of behavioral and cognitive mechanisms—that is ‘useful’ in both biological brains and… CONTINUE READING


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