The Embodied Statistician

@inproceedings{Marsh2010TheES,
  title={The Embodied Statistician},
  author={Elizabeth R. Marsh and Arthur M. Glenberg},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
  year={2010}
}
How do infants, children, and adults learn grammatical rules from the mere observation of grammatically structured sequences? We present an embodied hypothesis that (a) people covertly imitate stimuli; (b) imitation tunes the particular neuromuscular systems used in the imitation, facilitating transitions between the states corresponding to the successive… CONTINUE READING