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By Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, Arvid Herwig

The rising box of motion technological know-how is characterised via a range of theoretical and methodological methods that percentage the fundamental useful trust that evolution has optimized cognitive structures to serve the calls for of motion. This e-book brings jointly the constitutive techniques of motion technological know-how in one resource, protecting the relation of motion to such cognitive capabilities as belief, awareness, reminiscence, and volition. each one bankruptcy bargains a tutorial-like description of an incredible line of inquiry, written via a number one scientist within the box. Taken jointly, the chapters mirror a dynamic and quickly becoming box and supply a discussion board for comparability and attainable integration of methods. After discussing middle questions about how activities are managed and discovered, the e-book considers ecological ways to motion technology; neurocogntive techniques to motion knowing and a spotlight; developmental methods to motion technological know-how; social activities, together with imitation and joint motion; and the relationships among motion and the conceptual procedure (grounded cognition) and among volition and motion. An rising self-discipline relies on a wealthy and multifaceted provide of theoretical and methodological techniques. the variety of views provided during this ebook will function a advisor for destiny explorations in motion technology.

Contributors: Lawrence W. Barsalou, Miriam Beisert, Valerian Chambon, Thomas Goschke, Patrick Haggard, Arvid Herwig, Herbert Heuer, Cecilia Heyes, Bernhard Hommel, Glyn W. Humphreys, Richard B. Ivry, Markus Kiefer, Günther Knoblich, Sally A. Linkenauger, Janeen D. Loehr, Peter J. Marshall, Andrew N. Meltzoff, Wolfgang Prinz, Dennis R. Proffitt, Giacomo Rizzolatti, David A. Rosenbaum, Natalie Sebanz, Corrado Sinigaglia, Sandra Sülzenbrück, Jordan A. Taylor, Michael T. Turvey, Claes von Hofsten, Rebecca A. Williamson

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