Action, Perception and the Brain: Adaptation and Cephalic Expression

Hardcover | March 15, 2012

EditorJay Schulkin

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A study of contemporary philosophical and neuroscientific perspectives on the relation of action, perception, and cognition as it is lived in embodied and socially embedded experience.

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A study of contemporary philosophical and neuroscientific perspectives on the relation of action, perception, and cognition as it is lived in embodied and socially embedded experience.

JAY SCHULKIN is Research Professor, Department of Neuroscience at Georgetown University, USA. He has received a number of awards including a MacArthur Foundation post-doctoral award through the University of Pennsylvania, USA, a Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Mental Health, and a Program Project Awar...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.69 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023028258X

ISBN - 13:9780230282582

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Table of Contents

Preface
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
The Slow Process: A Hypothetical Cognitive Adaptation for Distributed Cognitive Networks; M.Donald
Social Cognition and Cortical Function: An Evolutionary Perspective; S.Shultz&R.I.M.Dunbar
Homo Heuristicus
and the Bias-Variance Dilemma; H.Brighton&G. Gigerenzer
Action, Embodied Meaning, and Thought; M.Johnson
Neo-Pragmatism and Enactive Intentionality; S.Gallagher&K.Miyahara
Minds, Things, and Materiality; M.Wheeler
Contributions of Mirror Mechanisms to the Embodiment of Cognition; A.M.Glenberg
The Neural Systems Involved in Motor Cognition and Social Contact; S.Hétu&P.L.Jackson
Action and Cephalic Expression: Hermeneutical Pragmatism; J.Schulkin&P.Heelan
References
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