; Cognitive science and the philosophy of mind
Embodied cognition(or the embodied mind thesis). A position in cognitive scienceand the philosophy of mindthat emphasizes the role that the body plays in shaping the mind. Closely related ideas include situated cognitionand enactivism.
; Computer science, robotics and artificial intelligence
* Embodied approaches to
roboticsand artificial intelligenceemphasize the importance of sensorimotor skills to general intelligence. Articles discussing these approaches include behavior based AI, situated robotics, the situatedmovement, nouvelle AI, embodied Embedded Cognition, embodied agent, embodied cognitive science
; Philosophy and feminism
* Embodiment (or "corporeity") is the subjective experience of having and using a body. For phenomenologists like
Merleau-Ponty, this subjective experience is a fundamental aspect of reality.
* A divine principle or being becomes embodied when it takes physical form.
; Resource economics
; Psychology and dreams
Embodied music cognition
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Embodiment — (deutsch: Verkörperung oder Inkarnation) ist eine These aus der neueren Kognitionswissenschaft, nach der Intelligenz einen Körper benötigt, also eine physikalische Interaktion voraussetzt. Diese Auffassung ist der klassischen Interpretation der… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Embodiment — Em*bod i*ment, n. 1. The act of embodying; the state of being embodied. [1913 Webster] 2. That which embodies or is embodied; representation in a physical body; a completely organized system, like the body; as, the embodiment of courage, or of… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
embodiment — [em bäd′i mənt, embäd′ēmənt; imbäd′i mənt, imbäd′ē mənt] n. 1. an embodying or being embodied 2. that in which something is embodied; concrete expression of some idea, quality, etc. [she is the embodiment of virtue] … English World dictionary
embodiment — I noun actualization, bodily presentation, bodily representation, concrete expression, corporeity, definite form, effigies, form, formation, incarnation, manifestation, material figuration, material representation, materialization,… … Law dictionary
embodiment — 1828; see EMBODY (Cf. embody) + MENT (Cf. ment) … Etymology dictionary
embodiment — [n] representation, manifestation apotheosis, archetype, cast, collection, comprehension, conformation, embracement, encompassment, epitome, example, exemplar, exemplification, expression, form, formation, incarnation, inclusion, incorporation,… … New thesaurus
embodiment — UK [ɪmˈbɒdɪmənt] / US [ɪmˈbɑdɪmənt] noun [singular] Word forms embodiment : singular embodiment plural embodiments someone or something that is the best possible example of a particular idea, quality, or principle, especially a good one… … English dictionary
embodiment — n. a living embodiment (of an ideal) * * * [ɪm bɒdɪmənt] a living embodiment (of an ideal) … Combinatory dictionary
embodiment — em|bod|i|ment [ımˈbɔdımənt US ımˈba: ] n the embodiment of sth someone or something that represents or is very typical of an idea or quality = ↑epitome ▪ He is the embodiment of evil … Dictionary of contemporary English
embodiment — em|bod|i|ment [ ım badımənt ] noun singular embodiment of something or someone that is the best possible example of a particular quality, especially a good one: He is the very embodiment of kindness … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
embodiment — [[t]ɪmbɒ̱dimənt[/t]] N SING: usu the N of n If you say that someone or something is the embodiment of a quality or idea, you mean that that is their most noticeable characteristic or the basis of all they do. [FORMAL] A baby is the embodiment of… … English dictionary