Predicting the effects of actions: interactions of perception and action.

  title={Predicting the effects of actions: interactions of perception and action.},
  author={Gunther Knoblich and R{\"u}diger Flach},
  journal={Psychological science},
  volume={12 6},
Many theories in cognitive psychology assume that perception and action systems are clearly separated from the cognitive system. Other theories suggest that important cognitive functions reside in the interactions between these systems. One consequence of the latter claim is that the action system may contribute to predicting the future consequences of currently perceived actions. In particular such predictions might be more accurate when one observes one's own actions than when one observes… CONTINUE READING
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