Words as cultivators of others minds

  title={Words as cultivators of others minds},
  author={Theresa Schilhab},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
The embodied-grounded view of cognition and language holds that sensorimotor experiences in the form of 're-enactments' or 'simulations' are significant to the individual's development of concepts and competent language use. However, a typical objection to the explanatory force of this view is that, in everyday life, we engage in linguistic exchanges about much more than might be directly accessible to our senses. For instance, when knowledge-sharing occurs as part of deep conversations between… CONTINUE READING
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