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Dor Abrahamson: Grounded cognition/ embodied cognition

Basic reading

  • Abrahamson, D., & Lindgren, R. (in press). Embodiment and embodied design. In R. K. Sawyer (Ed.), The Cambridge handbook of the learning sciences (2nd Edition). Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press. [Online]

Additional reading

  • Abrahamson, D. (2013). Toward a taxonomy of design genres: fostering mathematical insight via perception-based and action-based experiences. In J. P. Hourcade, E. A. Miller & A. Egeland (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th Annual Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC 2013) (Vol. “Full Papers,” pp. 218-227). New York: The New School & Sesame Workshop. [Online]
  • Anderson, M. L. (2003). Embodied cognition: a field guide. Artificial intelligence, 149, 91-130.
  • Antle, A. N. (2013). Research opportunities: embodied child–computer interaction. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, 1(1), 30-36. [doi:]
  • Antle, A. N., Corness, G., & Bevans, A. (2013). Balancing justice: exploring embodied metaphor and whole body interaction for an abstract domain. In D. England & N. Bryan-Kinns (Eds.), Whole body interaction [Special issue]. International Journal of Arts and Technology, 6(4), 388- 409. [Online]
  • Barsalou, L. W. (2010). Grounded cognition: past, present, and future. Topics in Cognitive Science, 2(4), 716-724.
  • Clark, A. (1999). An embodied cognitive science? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3(9), 345-351.
  • Jasmin, K., & Casasanto, D. (2012). The QWERTY effect: how typing shapes the meanings of words. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19(3), 499-504.
  • Kahneman, D. (2003). A perspective on judgement and choice. American Psychologist, 58(9), 697-720.
  • Kirsh, D. (2013). Embodied cognition and the magical future of interaction design. In P. Marshall, A. N. Antle, E. v.d. Hoven & Y. Rogers (Eds.), The theory and practice of embodied interaction in HCI and interaction design [Special issue]. ACM Transactions on Human–Computer Interaction, 20(1), 3:1-30. [doi: 10.1145/2442106.2442109]
  • Núñez, R. E., Edwards, L. D., & Matos, J. F. (1999). Embodied cognition as grounding for situatedness and context in mathematics education. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 39, 45-65.
  • Pouw, T. J. L., van Gog, T., & Paas, F. (2014). An embedded and embodied cognition review of instructional manipulatives. Education Psychological Review, 26(1),  pp 51-72.
  • Wilson, A. D., & Golonka, S. (2013). Embodied cognition is not what you think it is. Frontiers in Psychology, 4. [doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00058]
  • Wilson, M. (2002). Six views of embodied cognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 9(4), 625-636.


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