David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):746-747 (1997)
Embodiment, the explicit dependence of cognition on the properties of the human body, is the foundation of contemporary cognitive science. Ballard et al.'s target article makes an important contribution to the embodiment story by suggesting how limitations on neural binding ability lead to deictic strategies for many tasks. It also exploits the powerful experimental method of instrumented virtual reality. This commentary suggests some ways in which the target article might be misinterpreted and offers other cautions.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Monica Meijsing (2006). Real People and Virtual Bodies: How Disembodied Can Embodiment Be? [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 16 (4):443-461.
Don Ihde (2012). Postphenomenological Re-Embodiment. Foundations of Science 17 (4):373-377.
Glenn Carruthers (2008). Types of Body Representation and the Sense of Embodiment. Consciousness and Cognition 17 (1302):1316.
Glenn Carruthers (2008). Reply to Tsakiris and Fotopoulou "Is My Body the Sum of Online and Offline Body Representations. Consciousness and Cognition 17 (1321):1323.
Andy Clark (2008). Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension. Oxford University Press.
Robert A. Wilson (1997). Pointers, Codes, and Embodiment. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):757-758.
Julie Epelboim (1997). Deictic Codes, Embodiment of Cognition, and the Real World. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):746-746.
Manuel de Vega (1997). Embodiment in Language-Based Memory: Some Qualifications. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (1):22-23.
David Spurrett (2003). What About Embodiment? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (5):620-620.
Glenn Carruthers (2009). Is the Body Schema Sufficient for the Sense of Embodiment? An Alternative to de Vignmont's Model. Philosophical Psychology 22 (2):123-142.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #115,744 of 1,096,567 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #258,571 of 1,096,567 )
How can I increase my downloads?