Semantic embodiment, disembodiment or misembodiment? In search of meaning in modules and neuron circuits

Abstract

"Embodied" proposals claim that the meaning of at least some words, concepts and constructions is grounded in knowledge about actions and objects. An alternative "disembodied" position locates semantics in a symbolic system functionally detached from sensorimotor modules. This latter view is not tenable theoretically and has been empirically falsified by… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2013.05.015

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