Bodies and Other Objects

Bodies and Other Objects

The Sensorimotor Foundations of Cognition

Ellis, Rob (University of Plymouth)

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

This book is written for students, scholars and anyone with an interest in embodied cognition - the claim that the human mind cannot be understood without regard for the actions and capacities of the body. It offers a novel way of combining psychology, neuroscience and anthropology to yield a unified theory.
Introduction; 1. Reframing cognition; 2. Vision and action; 3. Tool use and tool incorporation; 4. Agency, objects and others; 5. Material cultures; 6. Language; 7. A synthesis: networks of human agents as physical symbol systems.
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