Cognitive Science 1

Cognitive Science 1 - Cognitive Science 1: 5.10 Explaining...

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Cognitive Science 1: 5.10 Explaining Artifact Evolution I. Edward Scissorhands A. The scissors are a prosthesis and has become a part of him B. If someone uses something so much, then the things becomes a part of them C. They engage the world in a different way than everyone else II. Experience of tools extends our cognitive repertoire A. Each artifact alters our grasp of the world by changing 1. Our mode of engagement 2. Method of encounter III. Extending cognitive repertoire A. Principle 1. Our experience of world is mediated and partly constituted by the way we act  and sense the world 2. Artifacts change both a) Act and sense b) Tool extended sensing IV. Artifacts – Person System A. Does it matter where your body ends? V. Optimization A. Are optimization models helpful in explaining artifact evolution? B.
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