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Nighttime Aide for ADD/ADHD: A Natural Ritual for Relaxation | Suite101.com

Nighttime Aide for ADD/ADHD A Natural Ritual for Relaxation via Nighttime Aide for ADD/ADHD: A Natural Ritual for Relaxation | Suite101.com.

What if?

I just finished reading an article by Jeff Warren in the new Scientist issue of Dec. 24th that is confirming some of my thinking in relation to HPS and embodied thinking. Embodied thinking is a term that encompasses both cognition and sensorial intelligence. Scientists now know that whales and dolphins have advanced sensorial abilities. Their … Continue reading

Embodied Thought | Psychology Today

Embodied Thought How does the human body influence thinking? Published on July 30, 2010 by Paul Thagard in Hot Thought Embodiment is currently a hot topic in psychology and philosophy, for good reasons. Thinking is heavily influenced by physiological processes involved in perception and emotion. Embodiment is a useful extension to cognitive theories that explain … Continue reading

CEP818 – Embodiment

Chapter 5 • Embodied Thinking Embodied Thinking involves two skills which generally feed into each other – Kinesthetic Thinking and Empathizing. Kinesthetic thinking means thinking with the body, including the sensations of muscle, skin and sinew; and the feelings in the body of movement, balance, and tensions. For example, in his thought experiments, Einstein imagined … Continue reading

antheosophia: free people, embodied thinking, flourishing wisdom

Excerpt from : http://www.antheosophia.org/guidedtour.htm an theo sophia: (an thay oe soe fee uh) [[Greek anth flowering, flourishing + eo self- (sui), dawn, shining + sophia wisdom]] 1 wisdom flowering 2 wisdom about flourishing human beings 3 the essential, embodied wisdom of a flowering, luminous human being Greetings! This is a legacy website I (Kye Nelson) … Continue reading

Paul Zak: Trust, morality — and oxytocin | Video on TED.com

Paul Zak: Trust, morality — and oxytocin | Video on TED.com.  

Would We be Smart if We Did Not Have Bodies? on Vimeo

Would We be Smart if We Did Not Have Bodies? on Vimeo on Vimeo Would We be Smart if We Did Not Have Bodies? from Justin Matthews on Vimeo. via Would We be Smart if We Did Not Have Bodies? on Vimeo.

APS Observer – The Body of Knowledge: Understanding Embodied Cognition

The cold shoulder. A heavy topic. A heroic white knight. We regularly use concrete, sensory-rich metaphors like these to express abstract ideas and complicated emotions. But a growing body of research is suggesting that these metaphors are more than just colorful literary devices — there may be an underlying neural basis that literally embodies these … Continue reading

Embodied Cognition (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Cognition is embodied when it is deeply dependent upon features of the physical body of an agent, that is, when aspects of the agent’s body beyond the brain play a significant causal or physically constitutive role in cognitive processing. In general, dominant views in the philosophy of mind and cognitive science have considered the body … Continue reading

Six Views of Embodied Cognition

The emerging viewpoint of embodied cognition holds that cognitive processes are deeply rooted in the body’s interactions with the world. This position actually houses a number of distinct claims, some of which are more controversial than others. This paper distinguishes and evaluates the following six claims: 1) cognition is situated; 2) cognition is time-pressured; 3) … Continue reading