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How to study the mind: An introduction to embodied cognition

By Dr Michael Anderson

Abstract

Embodied Cognition (EC) is a comprehensive approach to, and framework for, the study of the mind. EC treats cognition as a coordinated set of tools evolved by organisms for coping with their environments. Each of the key terms in this characterization-tool, evolved, organism, coping, and environment-has a special significance for understanding the mind that is discussed in this article

Topics: Animal Cognition, Philosophy of Mind
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Press
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:3945

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