Aeon 1:1 (2017)

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Stephen Asma
Columbia College Chicago
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Imagination, like other higher cognition, is often thought to arise after the evolution of language. Stephen Asma argues instead that imagination is much older and forms a kind of early cognition --harvesting sensory, motor and affective impressions, and generating novel generate-and-test information.
Keywords imagination  embodied cognition  evolution
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