Stanford Seminar - Mind in Motion: How Action Shapes Thought

January 16, 2020

Barbara Tversky Columbia University January 10, 2020 All creatures must move and act in space to survive. Spatial thinking is the foundation of thought, not the entire edifice, but the foundation. The same brain structures that represent places and spatial relations also represent people, events, and ideas in social, temporal, and conceptual relations. Talk about thought uses the same language as talk about acting in the world. We put space in the mind and we put the mind in space. Learn more about Stanford's Human-Computer Interaction Group: https://hci.stanford.edu Learn about Stanford's Graduate Certificate in HCI: https://online.stanford.edu/programs/human-computer-interaction-graduate-certificate View the full playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoROMvodv4rMyupDF2O00r19JsmolyXdD&disable_polymer=true

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