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By Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, Arvid Herwig

ISBN-10: 0262018551

ISBN-13: 9780262018555

The rising box of motion technology is characterised by means of a range of theoretical and methodological ways that proportion the elemental useful trust that evolution has optimized cognitive structures to serve the calls for of motion. This publication brings jointly the constitutive techniques of motion technological know-how in one resource, masking the relation of motion to such cognitive services as notion, cognizance, reminiscence, and volition. every one bankruptcy bargains a tutorial-like description of a tremendous line of inquiry, written through a number one scientist within the box. Taken jointly, the chapters replicate a dynamic and swiftly turning out to be box and supply a discussion board for comparability and attainable integration of techniques. After discussing center questions on how activities are managed and realized, the booklet considers ecological ways to motion technological know-how; neurocogntive ways to motion realizing and a spotlight; developmental methods to motion technology; social activities, together with imitation and joint motion; and the relationships among motion and the conceptual approach (grounded cognition) and among volition and motion. An rising self-discipline will depend on a wealthy and multifaceted provide of theoretical and methodological ways. the range of views provided during this e-book will function a advisor for destiny explorations in motion technology.

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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