Embodied Cognition

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Which theory does embodied cognition provide opposition to?
Fodor's Theory of Modularity
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What does embodied cognition argue against the use of?
Separate and specific modules/mechanisms for specific aspects of cognition.
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Name 4 hypotheses of Embodied Cognition and their authors?
1) Cognition is for action - Glenberg (1997), 2) The body contributes to thought (Barsalou, 1999), 3) Cognition is situated (Wilson, 2002), 4) Environment is part of the cognitive system (Wilson, 2002).
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Embodied cognition explains thought and language in terms of what?
Action and Perception
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What is Latent Semantic Analysis Built on?
Symbol - Symbol Relations.
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What does LSA theory suggest?
How and where where words usually occur tell us how similar they are in meaning.
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What does LSA struggle with?
Afforded sentences tasks.
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Lakoff (1987)'s arguments against use of symbols?
1) Aristotelian categories, 2) Only meaningful when mapped - correct way of mapping?, 3) Metaphorical language.
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Glenberg (1997) main theory points?
Thinking influenced by body & brain interacting with environment, thinking grounded in sensorimotor system, emphasis on action - without action there is no survival, perception---> action cycle.
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Barsalou (1999) main theory points?
multimodal simulation constitutes embodied cognition, perceptual and conceptual systems overlap, accessing knowledge requires reenacting sensorimotor traces from experience.
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Grounded cognition is?
mental representations which are shaped by the body --> shaping internal content with modality specific factors.
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Barsalou's 3 modalities?
Action, perception and introspection.
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Embodied Cognition?
emphasis on the role of the body and its place in the environment in creating human cognition.
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Barsalou's simulation is?
reenactment of neural states from the modalities for perception, action and introspection.
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