The idea of embodiment is part of a conception of human life in which bodies, actions, and emotions are the ground on which thought grows. Starting from this premise, our body is the medium through which we perceive and interact with the Other, and at the same time, it is the basic element starting from which we build our identities. It is our interface with the external world.

Generally speaking, embodiment is a phenomenon by which a body connects to another. Absorption, assimilation, integration, and intimate mixture of substances are the words that today we connect to the concept of embodiment.

In the course of history, and across different disciplines, the term embodiment has often had different meanings. In a symbolic perspective, it was traditionally connected ...

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