TY - GEN ID - cogprints3949 UR - http://cogprints.org/3949/ A1 - Anderson, Dr. Michael L. Y1 - 2003/09// N2 - The nature of cognition is being re-considered. Instead of emphasizing formal operations on abstract symbols, the new approach foregrounds the fact that cognition is, rather, a situated activity, and suggests that thinking beings ought therefore be considered first and foremost as acting beings. The essay reviews recent work in Embodied Cognition, provides a concise guide to its principles, attitudes and goals, and identifies the physical grounding project as its central research focus. TI - Embodied cognition: A field guide SP - 91 AV - public EP - 130 ER -