Ep 178: What Does Embodied Cognition have to do with Baseballs and Robots?

Jul 03, 2012, 06:55 PM

There is a lot of talk these days about a fascinating idea called embodied cognition. What is it exactly? In this lively interview I talk with two people who are actively looking into this question. We discuss how the body and mind "talk" to each other when baseball players catch fly balls and what role psychology plays in the design of robots.