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Does action scaling predict ‘the embodiment of culture’? (No.) by @PsychScientists

Andrew Wilson of @PsychScientists recently published a commentary on a paper in Frontiers that he had been a reviewer on. He blogged about it here. The paper is Soliman T, Gibson A and Glenberg AM (2013) Sensory motor mechanisms unify … Continue reading

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What are the units that perception measures the world in? Firestone vs Proffitt

Perspectives in Psychological Science recently hosted a point-counterpoint between Chaz Firestone and Dennis Proffitt about whether Proffitt’s theory of action-scaled perception could possibly be true. Proffitt is inspired by Gibson’s ecological approach, and has run numerous studies showing that how … Continue reading

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