1 a new personification of a familiar idea; "the embodiment of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of cunning" [syn: incarnation, avatar]
2 a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; "a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life" [syn: shape]
3 giving concrete form to an abstract concept
Translationsentity typifying an abstraction
* Embodied cognition (or the embodied mind thesis). A position in cognitive science and the philosophy of mind that emphasizes the role that the body plays in shaping the mind. Closely related ideas include situated cognition and enactivism.
- Embodied approaches to robotics and artificial intelligence emphasize the importance of sensorimotor skills to general intelligence. Articles discussing these approaches include behavior based AI, situated robotics, the situated movement, nouvelle AI, embodied Embedded Cognition, embodied agent, embodied cognitive science
- Embodiment (or "coporeity") is the subjective experience of having and using a body. For phenomenologists like Merleau-Ponty, this subjective experience is a fundamental aspect of reality.
- A divine principle or being becomes embodied when it takes physical form.
- Embodied energy
- Embodied water
- Embodied Imagination
- Embodied music cognition
embodiment in German: Embodiment
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