By Gün R. Semin, Eliot R. Smith
Lately there was an expanding know-how entire realizing of language, cognitive and affective tactics, and social and interpersonal phenomena can't be completed with no figuring out the methods those methods are grounded in physically states. The time period 'embodiment' captures the typical denominator of those advancements, which come from a number of disciplinary views starting from neuroscience, cognitive technology, social psychology, and affective sciences. For the 1st time, this quantity brings jointly those assorted advancements below one umbrella and furnishes a finished review of this highbrow circulation within the cognitive-behavioral sciences.
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Regarding complexity, abstract concepts included more information, deeper hierarchical structures, and more contingency relations than did concrete concepts. Overall, these findings are consistent with the view that people situate concepts when they represent them, regardless of whether they are concrete or abstract. Although people focus on different content within situations, situations remain present as background. Importantly, these results do not indicate whether people simulate these situations or represent them using amodal symbols.