Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Upshot • The “Extended Mind Thesis” claims that cognitive processes are situated, embodied and goal-oriented actions that unfold in real world interactions with the immediate environment, cultural tools and other persons. The body and the “outside” world, undoubtedly, have a crucial influence, driving human beings’ cognitive processes.
In his book, Andy Clark goes slightly further by claiming that the mind is often extended into the body and the world.
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