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By Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, Arvid Herwig

The rising box of motion technological know-how is characterised through a variety of theoretical and methodological ways that percentage the elemental useful trust that evolution has optimized cognitive platforms to serve the calls for of motion. This booklet brings jointly the constitutive techniques of motion technological know-how in one resource, overlaying the relation of motion to such cognitive features as notion, recognition, 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 swiftly growing to be box and supply a discussion board for comparability and attainable integration of ways. After discussing center questions about how activities are managed and discovered, the e-book considers ecological ways to motion technological know-how; neurocogntive ways to motion realizing and a focus; 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 range of views provided during this ebook 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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It should not go unnoticed that the divide between the “high” semantics of cognition and the “low” kinematics of movements is, at the same time, a divide between declarative and procedural processing resources. The claim that operations at high and low levels may interact with each other thus poses a challenge to the functional divide that often seems to exist between declarative knowledge about action and procedural knowledge for action (at high and low levels, respectively). One such challenge comes from high-to-low approaches.

A. (1999). The chameleon effect: The perception-behavior link and social interaction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 76, 893–910. Chartrand, T. L. & Dalton, A. N. (2009). Mimicry: Its ubiquity, importance, and functionality. In E. Morsella, J. A. Bargh & P. ), Oxford handbook of human action (pp. 458–483). New York: Oxford University Press. Action Science Emerging 29 Deubel, H. & Schneider, W. X. (1996). Saccade target selection and object recognition: Evidence for a common attentional mechanism.

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