Symbols and embodiment debates on meaning and cognition

Some cognitive scientists think the mind works like a computer involving programs composed of abstract and arbitrary symbols. Others think cognition is embodied - based on perceptual and emotional experience. This book is a rare collaboration between scientists holding both viewpoints, in an attempt...

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Main Author: Vega, Manuel de la
Other Authors: Glenberg, Arthur M., Graesser, Arthur C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008, 2008
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Some cognitive scientists think the mind works like a computer involving programs composed of abstract and arbitrary symbols. Others think cognition is embodied - based on perceptual and emotional experience. This book is a rare collaboration between scientists holding both viewpoints, in an attempt to better understand the mind
Physical Description:viii, 445 p., [6] p. of plates ill. (some col.)
ISBN:9780191696060
0191696064