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Consciousness and Embodiment

  • By: J. Scott Jordan
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

For centuries scholars have attempted to understand the nature of human experience (i.e., consciousness). For the past 500 years, at least in Western culture, this issue has revolved primarily around the relationship of consciousness to the body. This is because the ...