The concept of a structural affordance


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Adrian J. T. Alsmith
University of Copenhagen
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I provide an analysis of the concept of an “affordance” that enables one to conceive of “structural affordance” as a kind of affordance relation that might hold between an agent and its body. I then review research in the science of humanoid bodily movement to indicate the empirical reality of structural affordance.
Keywords Affordances  Ecological Psychology  Embodiment  Embodied Cognition  Motor Control
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