Sentence Processing: Linking Language to Motor Chains

  title={Sentence Processing: Linking Language to Motor Chains},
  author={Fabian Chersi and Serge Thill and Tom Ziemke and Anna M. Borghi},
  booktitle={Front. Neurorobot.},
A growing body of evidence in cognitive science and neuroscience points towards the existence of a deep interconnection between cognition, perception and action. According to this embodied perspective language is grounded in the sensorimotor system and language understanding is based on a mental simulation process (Jeannerod, 2007; Gallese, 2008; Barsalou, 2009). This means that during action words and sentence comprehension the same perception, action, and emotion mechanisms implied during… CONTINUE READING