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Embodied theories claim that semantic representations are grounded in sensorimotor systems, but the contribution of sensorimotor brain areas in representing meaning is still controversial. One current debate is whether activity in sensorimotor areas during language comprehension is automatic. Numerous neuroimaging studies reveal activity in perception and action areas during semantic processing that is automatic and independent of context, but increasing findings show that involvement of sensorimotor areas and the connectivity between word-form areas and sensorimotor areas can be modulated by contextual information. Context Effects on Embodied Representation of Language Concepts focuses on these findings and discusses the influences from word, phrase, and sentential contexts that emphasize either dominant conceptual features or non-dominant conceptual features.
- Reviews the findings about contextual modularity
- Clarifies the invariant and flexible features of embodied lexical-semantic processing
Cognitive neuroscientists and psychologists interested in "grounded cognition," cognitive neuroscientists, psycholinguists
1.1 Theories About Automatic Embodied Representation
1.2 Theories About Context-Dependent Embodied Representation
1.3 Evidence for Automatic Embodied Representation
1.4 EEG and MEG Evidences
1.5 fMRI Evidence
1.6 Evidence for Context-Dependent Embodied Representation
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- © Academic Press 2013
- 8th April 2013
- Academic Press
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