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Degrees of Embodiment in Literary Reading: Notes for a Theoretical Model, With as a Case Study

Marco Caracciolo

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter surveys some of the key issues in the study of embodiment in literary reading. Recent research in psycholinguistics has called attention to the role of motor resonance and experiential ... More


Neoteny and Social Cognition: A Neuroscientific Perspective on Embodiment

Vittorio Gallese

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter will address the notion of embodiment from a neuroscientific perspective, by emphasizing the crucial role played by bodily relations and sociality on the evolution and development of ... More


Embodied Dynamics in Literary Experience

Raymond W. Gibbs

in Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496869
eISBN:
9780190496883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496869.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

People’s experiences with literature are incredibly diverse and range from speeded readings of books to slow, deliberate interpretations of poems and great novels lasting many years. Some readers are ... More


Embodied Simulation: A New Model of Perception

Vittorio Gallese and Michele Guerra

in The Empathic Screen: Cinema and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198793533
eISBN:
9780191835308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793533.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter provides the key neuroscientific data that enable the reader to follow the case studies. The subheadings are “Cinema, brain and empathy,” in which the reception of film is discussed, and ... More


The Moving Camera and the Motor-Affective Arrangement of Films

Steffen Hven

in Enacting the Worlds of Cinema

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197555101
eISBN:
9780197555132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555101.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

With outset of the moving camera, this chapter argues that more than audiovisual cues for inferential elaboration, an externalization of our embodied mechanisms, a mimicking of ecological perception, ... More


Embodied Simulation in Decoding Facial Expression

Paula M. Niedenthal, Adrienne Wood, Magdalena Rychlowska, and Sebastian Korb

in The Science of Facial Expression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190613501
eISBN:
9780190613525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190613501.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The present chapter explores evidence for the role of embodied simulation and facial mimicry in the decoding of facial expression of emotion. We begin the chapter by reviewing evidence in favor of ... More


Cognitive Poetics of Allegorical Experience

Raymond W. Gibbs and Lacey Okonski

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Where does allegory come from? Most studies of allegory view it as a type of artistic or literary endeavor. Our claim is that allegory arises from ordinary experience as people seek to establish ... More


The Empathic Screen: Cinema and Neuroscience

Vittorio Gallese and Michele Guerra

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198793533
eISBN:
9780191835308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793533.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

Why do people go to the movies? What does it mean to watch a movie? To what extent does our perception of the fictional nature of movies differ from our daily perception of the real world? The ... More


The Construal of Spatial Meaning: Windows into Conceptual Space

Carita Paradis, Jean Hudson, and Ulf Magnusson (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641635
eISBN:
9780191760020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641635.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The Construal of Spatial Meaning: Windows into Conceptual Space explores the construal and expression of various aspects of the SPACE domain. Within the broad framework of Cognitive ... More


Schizophrenia, bodily selves, and embodied simulation

Vittorio Gallese and Francesca Ferri

in New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199686155
eISBN:
9780191807589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686155.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

One cannot fully understand schizophrenia unless one is able to frame it within a thorough account of the structure of subjectivity. Neuroscientific research so far has almost entirely neglected the ... More


Embodiment and the Aesthetic Experience of Images

Vittorio Gallese, David Freedberg, and Maria Alessandra Umiltà

in Brain, Beauty, and Art: Essays Bringing Neuroaesthetics into Focus

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197513620
eISBN:
9780197513651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513620.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

In this chapter, the authors summarize their research in the experimental aesthetics of visual art and cinema, motivated by the following assumptions: (1) vision is more complex than the mere ... More


Architecture, Memory, and the Archive

Gabriella Giannachi

in Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035293
eISBN:
9780262335416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035293.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This Chapter draws on literature on memory and history to analyze how the archive operates as a memory laboratory facilitating the (re-)creation and transmission of different types of memories, from ... More


Camera Movements and Motor Cognition

Vittorio Gallese and Michele Guerra

in The Empathic Screen: Cinema and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198793533
eISBN:
9780191835308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793533.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter addresses the role of camera movement in generating the spectator’s immersion in the narrated film plot. The subheadings are “Style,” in which the origins of the notion of style are ... More


Narrative Immersion: Some Linguistic and Narratological Aspects

Rutger J. Allan

in Experience, Narrative, and Criticism in Ancient Greece: Under the Spell of Stories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198848295
eISBN:
9780191882845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848295.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A well-known psychological effect triggered by narrative texts is the reader’s (or listener’s) experience of being mentally drawn into the storyworld, a feeling which is often referred to as ... More


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