Search for dissertations about: "embodied cognition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words embodied cognition.

  1. 1. Dissolving Dualism A Tripartite Model of Cognition for Religious Truth

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Elena Kalmykova; Eberhard Herrmann; Jonsson Ulf; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; truth; religious truth; embodied cognition; dualism; Merleau-Ponty; phenomenology; cognitive science; neurophilosophy; model of cognition; theories of truth; language; meaningfulness; meaning; subjective; objective; intersubjective; scientific realism; social constructivism; Wittgenstein; white spaces; agency; gaps in cognition; enacted cognition; extended cognition; embedded cognition; epistemology; philosophy and empirical investigation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : This investigation can be described as a long journey to a final destination: a truth in religion. We start by considering dualism of the subjective and the objective, the classical model of cognition that underlies notions of truth. Dualistic notions of cognition lead to serious problems, especially for religious truth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mental Imagery in the Experience of Literary Narrative : Views from Embodied Cognition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Literature and History of Ideas, Stockholm University

    Author : Anezka Kuzmicova; Göran Rossholm; Marie-Laure Ryan; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary narrative; mental imagery; embodiment; embodied cognition; imagination; reading; reader response; sensorimotor simulation; interpretation; aesthetics; narrative theory; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : Defined as vicarious sensorimotor experiencing, mental imagery is a powerful source of aesthetic enjoyment in everyday life and, reportedly, one of the commonest things readers remember about literary narratives in the long term. Furthermore, it is positively correlated with other dimensions of reader response, most notably with emotion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Minding the Body Interacting socially through embodied action

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Jessica Lindblom; Tom Ziemke; Shaun Gallagher; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Embodiment; embodied cognition; embodied cognitive science; social interaction; social cognition; embodied action; interactive technology; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation clarifies the role and relevance of the body in social interaction and cognition from an embodied cognitive science perspective. Theories of embodied cognition have during the past two decades offered a radical shift in explanations of the human mind, from traditional computationalism which considers cognition in terms of internal symbolic representations and computational processes, to emphasizing the way cognition is shaped by the body and its sensorimotor interaction with the surrounding social and material world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Varieties of Supernatural Experience the Case of High-Functioning Autism

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Ingela Visuri; Pehr Granqvist; David Thurfjell; Olov Dahlin; Andreas Roepstorff; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Autism; religious cognition; supernatural experience; invisible agency; parasocial relations; embodiment; bracketed ethnography; participatory autism research; atypical cognition; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Historical Studies; Historiska studier;

    Abstract : It is argued in the cognitive science of religion (CSR) that the empathic ability to ‘mindread’ others underpins  the experience of supernatural communication with gods, ghosts, and spirits. As autism is characterized by mentalizing difficulties, CSR scholars have expected autistic individuals would find supernatural agency incomprehensible. READ MORE

  5. 5. Varieties of Supernatural Experience the Case of High-Functioning Autism

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Ingela Visuri; Pehr Granqvist; David Thurfjell; Olov Dahlin; Andreas Roepstorff; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Autism; religious cognition; supernatural experience; invisible agency; parasocial relations; embodiment; bracketed ethnography; participatory autism research; atypical cognition; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : It is argued in the cognitive science of religion (CSR) that the empathic ability to ‘mindread’ others underpins  the experience of supernatural communication with gods, ghosts, and spirits. As autism is characterized by mentalizing difficulties, CSR scholars have expected autistic individuals would find supernatural agency incomprehensible. READ MORE