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An affordance field for guiding movement and cognition

  • Arthur M. Glenberg (a1), Monica R. Cowart (a2) and Michael P. Kaschak (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 February 2001

An embodied movement-planning field cannot account for behavior and cognition more abstract than that of reaching. Instead, we propose an affordance field, and we sketch how it could enhance the analysis of the A-not-B error, underlie cognition, and serve as a base for language. Admittedly, a dynamic systems account of an affordance field awaits significant further development.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • ISSN: 0140-525X
  • EISSN: 1469-1825
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