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Perceptual and Emotional Embodiment : Foundations of Embodied Cognition (Vol 1) (Hardcover)
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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.
Covering early research and emerging trends in embodied cognition, Volume 1 Perceptual and Emotional Embodiment is divided into four distinct parts, bringing together a number of influential perspectives and new ideas. Part one opens the volume with an overview of theoretical perspectives and the neural basis of embodiment, before part two considers body representation and its links with action. Part three examines how actions constrain perception of the environment, and part four explores how emotions can be shaped and structured by the body and its activity.
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.
This two-volume set is the first comprehensive overview of the multi-disciplinary field of Embodied Cognition. The first volume covers the theoretical foundations and neural bases of embodiment. Chapters also cover cognitive representation of the body, embodied perception, and embodied emotion. With contributions from internationally acknowledged researchers from a variety of disciplines, the two volumes will be a landmark publication in the field, and of great interest to researchers and advanced students in the cognitive sciences and allied disciplines.