Search for dissertations about: "embodied cognition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 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; Uppsala universitet.; [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; Stockholms universitet.; [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; Högskolan i Skövde.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap; Embodiment; embodied cognition; embodied cognitive science; social interaction; social cognition; embodied action; interactive technology;

    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. On architecture, aesthetic experience and the embodied mind

    University dissertation from Institutionen för arkitektur

    Author : Åsa Dahlin; KTH.; [2002]
    Keywords : architectural theory; architectural value; aesthetics; aesthetic experience; cognition; consciousness; embodied mind; emotions; experience; experiencing architecture; mind; pragmatism; senses;

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  5. 5. Action Reconsidered. Cognitive Aspects of the Relation between Script and Scenic Action

    University dissertation from Theatre Academy Helsinki

    Author : Erik Rynell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theatre; cognition; embodied cognition; acting; avantgarde theatre; new theatre;

    Abstract : Contemporary cognitive science challenges the idea about the human brain as a kind of computor. Instead the importance of the body for our way to understand and interact with the world has come into focus. READ MORE