David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (1):43-44 (2001)
An embodied movement-planning field cannot account for behavior and cognition more abstract than that of reaching. Instead, we propose an affordance field, and we sketch how it could enhance the analysis of the A-not-B error, underlie cognition, and serve as a base for language. Admittedly, a dynamic systems account of an affordance field awaits significant further development.
|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
Larissa K. Samuelson, Anne R. Schutte & Jessica S. Horst (2009). The Dynamic Nature of Knowledge: Insights From a Dynamic Field Model of Children's Novel Noun Generalization. Cognition 110 (3):322-345.
Similar books and articles
Esther Thelen, Gregor Schöner, Christian Scheier & Linda B. Smith (2001). The Dynamics of Embodiment: A Field Theory of Infant Perseverative Reaching. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (1):1-34.
Michael L. Anderson (2003). Embodied Cognition: A Field Guide. Artificial Intelligence 149 (1):91-130.
Maurizio Gentilucci & Sergio Chieffi (2004). How Are Cognition and Movement Control Related to Each Other? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (1):36-37.
David Kirsh (2005). Metacognition, Distributed Cognition and Visual Design. In Peter Gardenfors, Petter Johansson & N. J. Mahwah (eds.), Cognition, education, and communication technology. Erlbaum Associates. 147--180.
Thomas Natsoulas (2004). To See Things is to Perceive What They Afford: James J. Gibson's Concept of Affordance. Journal of Mind and Behavior 25 (4):323-347.
Catherine Sophian (2001). Does Cognitive Development Move Beyond Sensorimotor Intelligence? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (1):61-62.
Jiajie Zhang & Vimla L. Patel (2006). Distributed Cognition, Representation, and Affordance. Pragmatics and Cognition 14 (2):333-341.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads22 ( #79,654 of 1,103,048 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #297,567 of 1,103,048 )
How can I increase my downloads?