The embodied nature of spatial perspective taking: embodied transformation versus sensorimotor interference.

@article{Kessler2010TheEN,
  title={The embodied nature of spatial perspective taking: embodied transformation versus sensorimotor interference.},
  author={Klaus Kessler and Lindsey Anne Thomson},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={114 1},
  pages={72-88}
}
Humans are able to mentally adopt the spatial perspective of others and understand the world from their point of view. We propose that spatial perspective taking (SPT) could have developed from the physical alignment of perspectives. This would support the notion that others have put forward claiming that SPT is an embodied cognitive process. We investigated this issue by contrasting several accounts in terms of the assumed processes and the nature of the embodiment. In a series of four… CONTINUE READING
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