Reflective and prereflective bodily awareness in skilled action.

  title={Reflective and prereflective bodily awareness in skilled action.},
  author={John Toner and Barbara Gail Montero and Aidan P. Moran},
A number of influential theories of skill acquisition posit that the performing body is an absent presence during “habitualized” action. The current article counters this claim by drawing on a wide range of empirical and phenomenological evidence to argue that the body is never forgotten during skilled movement. We draw on Colombetti’s (2011) taxonomy of the bodily self to show how skilled performers may experience either a reflective or prereflective mode of bodily awareness depending on the… 
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