By Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, Arvid Herwig
The rising box of motion technology is characterised by means of a variety of theoretical and methodological ways that percentage the elemental practical trust that evolution has optimized cognitive platforms to serve the calls for of motion. This ebook brings jointly the constitutive ways of motion technology in one resource, protecting the relation of motion to such cognitive capabilities as notion, cognizance, reminiscence, and volition. every one bankruptcy bargains a tutorial-like description of an incredible line of inquiry, written by means of a number one scientist within the box. Taken jointly, the chapters mirror a dynamic and speedily turning out to be box and supply a discussion board for comparability and attainable integration of ways. After discussing middle questions on how activities are managed and realized, the publication considers ecological ways to motion technology; neurocogntive ways to motion figuring out and a spotlight; developmental ways to motion technology; social activities, together with imitation and joint motion; and the relationships among motion and the conceptual procedure (grounded cognition) and among volition and motion. An rising self-discipline depends upon a wealthy and multifaceted provide of theoretical and methodological techniques. the variety of views provided during this booklet will function a advisor for destiny explorations in motion technological know-how.
Contributors: Lawrence W. Barsalou, Miriam Beisert, Valerian Chambon, Thomas Goschke, Patrick Haggard, Arvid Herwig, Herbert Heuer, Cecilia Heyes, Bernhard Hommel, Glyn W. Humphreys, Richard B. Ivry, Markus Kiefer, Günther Knoblich, Sally A. Linkenauger, Janeen D. Loehr, Peter J. Marshall, Andrew N. Meltzoff, Wolfgang Prinz, Dennis R. Proffitt, Giacomo Rizzolatti, David A. Rosenbaum, Natalie Sebanz, Corrado Sinigaglia, Sandra Sülzenbrück, Jordan A. Taylor, Michael T. Turvey, Claes von Hofsten, Rebecca A. Williamson
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Action Science: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline by Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, Arvid Herwig