9789462700284-9462700281-Embodied Cognition and Cinema

Embodied Cognition and Cinema

ISBN-13: 9789462700284
ISBN-10: 9462700281
Edition: 1
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Leuven University Press
Format: Hardcover 336 pages
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ISBN-13: 9789462700284
ISBN-10: 9462700281
Edition: 1
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Leuven University Press
Format: Hardcover 336 pages

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Acknowledged author wrote Embodied Cognition and Cinema comprising 336 pages back in 2015. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 9462700281 and 9789462700284. Since then Embodied Cognition and Cinema textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

The embodied cognition thesis claims that cognitive functions cannot be understood without making reference to the interactions among the brain, the body, and the environment. The meaning of abstract concepts is grounded in concrete experiences. This book explores the impact of the embodied cognition thesis on the scientific study of film. The authors analyze the main aspects of film (narrative, style, music, sound, time, the viewer, emotion, perception, ethics, the frame) 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 making meaning 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.

Contributors

Maarten Coëgnarts (University of Antwerp), Peter Kravanja (KU Leuven), Miklós Kiss (University of Groningen), Juan Chattah (University of Miami), Hannah Chapelle Wojciehowski (University of Texas), Michele Guerra (University of Parma), Mark S. Ward (University of Technology, Sydney), Adriano D'Aloia (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan), María J. Ortiz (University of Alicante), Warren Buckland (Oxford Brookes University), Mark Johnson (University of Oregon)

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