Contemporary Psychology: APA REview of Books
Meanwhile, everyone interested in cognition or consciousness should read Gibbs' book.
He believes that the "traditional" abstract view of cognitive science concepts is no longer accurate, and instead concepts are temporary and changing representations.
Overall, I appreciate Gibbs' contribution with his work and his examples, although perhaps too many, were often thought provoking and interesting.
For the ones who are interested in learning more about the relation between body and mind and how our language is influenced by this relation, in this book Gibbs shows a lot of... Read morePublished on November 8, 2011 by Beto Costa
Before reading Gibbs, I felt a connection to Frodo from Lord of the Rings when he stepped forward to bring the One ring back to fiery mountains of Mordor. Read morePublished on October 13, 2010 by Mad Murray
If you are looking for a book that expansively delves into the theoretical contributions to cognitive science, this is the book for you. Read morePublished on October 7, 2010 by katmandu
The new wave of Cognitive science is solidly put forth by Gibbs in his attempt to begin to open our eyes to a more comprehensive and systemic view of the way we think, learn,... Read morePublished on October 6, 2010 by Amazon Customer
If knowledge is a meal and reading is eating, this book was tastier than I anticipated. I have to say that when I first picked up this book, I was ready for stale bread, with a... Read morePublished on October 6, 2010 by I. Lowe
"People are not just brains, or neural circuits. Neither are they mere bundles of qualitative experiences and patterns of bodily interactions. Read morePublished on October 6, 2010 by a.zandi
Embodiment and Cognitive Science Review
This text seeks to describe and explain people's experiences within their bodies, and how this provides the real foundation for... Read more
Embodiment and Cognitive Science by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. is an interesting book and helpful book if you have some knowledge in cognition and would like to learn more. Read morePublished on October 6, 2010 by B.Chiu
As a graduate student in clinical psychology, I have slowly come to realize the usefulness of understanding cognitive processes in conceptualizing a person's functioning. Read morePublished on October 6, 2010 by epark