Conceptual and Interactive Embodiment : Foundations of Embodied Cognition Volume 2, Paperback / softback Book

Conceptual and Interactive Embodiment : Foundations of Embodied Cognition Volume 2 Paperback / softback

Edited by Martin H. (University of Potsdam, Germany) Fischer, Yann (Yann Coello, University Charles-de-Gaulle Lille III, France) Coello

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This two-volume set provides a comprehensive overview of the multidisciplinary field of Embodied Cognition.

With contributions from internationally acknowledged researchers from a variety of fields, Foundations of Embodied Cognition reveals how intelligent behaviour emerges from the interplay between brain, body and environment. Drawing on the most recent theoretical and empirical findings in embodied cognition, Volume 2 Conceptual and Interactive Embodiment is divided into four distinct parts, bringing together a number of influential perspectives and new ideas.

Part one introduces the field of embodied language processing, before part two presents recent developments in our understanding of embodied conceptual understanding.

The final two parts look at the applied nature of embodied cognition, exploring the embodied nature of social co-ordination as well as the emerging field of artificial embodiment. Building on the idea that knowledge acquisition, retention and retrieval are intimately interconnected with sensory and motor processes, Foundations of Embodied Cognition is a landmark publication in the field.

It will be of great interest to researchers and advanced students from across the cognitive sciences, including those specialising in psychology, neuroscience, intelligent systems and robotics, philosophy, linguistics and anthropology.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages, 0; 8 Line drawings, color; 27 Line drawings, black and white; 8 Halftones, black and whit
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Philosophy of mind
  • ISBN: 9781138805835

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