ThinkingWithBody

ThinkingWithBody - Plan of the talk Thinking with Ones Body in Ship Navigation Edwin Hutchins University of California San Diego Access provided by

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1 Thinking with One’s Body in Ship Navigation Edwin Hutchins University of California, San Diego Access provided by US Navy Funding from The Santa Fe Institute program on Robustness in Social Processes Plan of the talk • In many domains of activity experts manifest thinking through the movement of their bodies and their tools • Embodied thinking entails complex integrated multimodal representations • An Aha! insight in ship navigation • Re-examining the Aha! as embodied thinking • Elements of multimodal experiences can combine in ways that make insights possible Navy Ship Ship’s Navigation Team Position Fixing by Visual Bearings Hoey in Coordination with the Chart
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2 Position Fixing by Visual Bearings EP Position Fixing by Visual Bearings EP Position Fixing by Visual Bearings EP Position Fixing by Visual Bearings EP Enacting LOPs in Gesture Interpreting events as instances of theoretical objects • Events Crew interaction Gestured virtual LOPs Angles of intersection • Theory choice process representations choice criteria
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3 Seeing the EP and landmarks EP Light “V” Bravo Wharf Light “2” Front Range Tower Water tank Ballast Point Representations in the brain when locating objects • Memory for LMs
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course COGS 102a taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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