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Embodied cognition: A field guide

Anderson, Dr. Michael L. (2003) Embodied cognition: A field guide. [Journal (Paginated)]

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The nature of cognition is being re-considered. Instead of emphasizing formal operations on abstract symbols, the new approach foregrounds the fact that cognition is, rather, a situated activity, and suggests that thinking beings ought therefore be considered first and foremost as acting beings. The essay reviews recent work in Embodied Cognition, provides a concise guide to its principles, attitudes and goals, and identifies the physical grounding project as its central research focus.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Subjects:Biology > Animal Cognition
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:3949
Deposited By:Anderson, Dr. Michael
Deposited On:20 Nov 2004
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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