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Embodied cognition and cinema

Door Maarten Coëgnarts
Engels | Paperback | 2015  

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The impact of the embodied cognition thesis on the scientific study of film.

The embodied cognition thesis claims that cognitive functions cannot be understood without making reference to the interactions between the brain, the body, and the environment. The meaning of abstract concepts is grounded in concrete experiences. This book is the first edited volume to explore the impact of the embodied cognition thesis on the scientific study of film. A team of scholars analyse the main aspects of film (narrative, style, music, sound, time, the viewer, emotion, perception, ethics, the frame, etc.) from an embodied perspective. By combining insights from various disciplines such as cognitive film theory, conceptual metaphor theory, and cognitive neuroscience, they show how the process of meaning-making in film is embodied and how empathy and embodied simulation play a role in understanding the way in which the viewer interacts with the film.

Foreword by Mark Johnson, Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy, University of Oregon.

Productspecificaties

Auteur(s)
Maarten Coëgnarts
Redacteur(s)
Maarten Coëgnarts, Peter Kravanja
Taal
Engels
Categorie
NUR Code
674
Uitgavejaar
2015
Afmetingen
240x160x25 mm
Gewicht
713 gram
Druk
1
ISBN10
9462700281
ISBN13
9789462700284