Seeing in the Dark: Embodied Cognition in Amateur Astronomy Practice
Flávio S. Azevedo & Michele J. Mann
In this study, published in the first issue of 2018, Azevedo and Mann contribute to our understanding of embodied cognition. They use an interactionist analysis to examine how the body is involved, moment by moment, as a resource for producing and communicating meaning during field activity. Their study uncovers “important, novel forms of embodied action and reasoning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics practices”.
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