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Title Action science : foundations of an emerging discipline / edited by Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, and Arvid Herwig
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 450 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Action science emerging : introduction and leitmotifs / Arvid Herwig, Miriam Beisert, and Wolfgang Prinz -- Control and learning -- Tool use in action : the mastery of complex visuo-motor transformations / Herbert Heuer and Sandra Salzenbrack -- Implicit and explicit processes in motor learning / Jordan A. Taylor and Richard B. Ivry -- Cognitive foundations of action planning and control / David A. Rosenbaum -- Ideomotor action control : on the perceptual grounding of voluntary actions and agents / Bernhard Hommel -- Ecological approaches -- Ecological perspective on perception-action : what kind of science does it entail? / Michael T. Turvey -- Perception viewed as a phenotypic expression / Dennis R. Proffitt and Sally A. Linkenauger -- Neurocognitive mechanisms -- Understanding action from the inside / Giacomo Rizzolatti and Corrado Sinigaglia -- Beyond serial stages for attentional selection : the critical role of -- Action / Glyn W. Humphreys -- Development -- Action in infancy : a foundation for cognitive development / Claes von Hofsten -- Developmental perspectives on action science : lessons from infant imitation and cognitive neuroscience / Andrew N. Meltzoff, Rebecca A. Williamson, and Peter J. Marshall -- Social actions -- Imitation : associative and context-dependent / Cecilia Heyes -- Joint action : from perception-action links to shared representations / Janeen D. Loehr, Natalie Sebanz, and Günther Knoblich -- Cognition and volition -- Premotor or ideomotor : how does the experience of action come about? / Valerian Chambon and Patrick Haggard -- Grounding the human conceptual system in perception, action, and internal states / Markus Kiefer and Lawrence W. Barsalou -- Volition in action : intentions, control dilemmas, and the dynamic regulation of cognitive control / Thomas Goschke
Summary "An overview of today's diverse theoretical and methodological approaches to action and the relationship of action and cognition."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cognitive psychology.
Motivation (Psychology)
Form Electronic book
Author Beisert, Miriam, 1980-
Herwig, Arvid, 1979-
Prinz, Wolfgang, 1942-
ISBN 0262312972 (electronic bk.)
9780262312974 (electronic bk.)