The Mechanics of Embodiment: A Dialog on Embodiment and Computational Modeling

  title={The Mechanics of Embodiment: A Dialog on Embodiment and Computational Modeling},
  author={Giovanni Pezzulo and Lawrence W. Barsalou and Angelo Cangelosi and Martin H. Fischer and Ken McRae and Michael J. Spivey},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
Embodied theories are increasingly challenging traditional views of cognition by arguing that conceptual representations that constitute our knowledge are grounded in sensory and motor experiences, and processed at this sensorimotor level, rather than being represented and processed abstractly in an amodal conceptual system. Given the established empirical foundation, and the relatively underspecified theories to date, many researchers are extremely interested in embodied cognition but are… 

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