|Motion: spatial variation of one or more observed or not observed objects in time. Problems arising in connection with attribution or withdrawal of predicates. See also change, temporal identity, process, flux, vectors._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Motion/Fictitious/Cognition/Simulation/Matlock/Gärdenfors: (Matlock 2004) (1): Test persons reacted faster after reading stories about traveling in fast vehicles. Thesis: the test persons simulate mental visual scanning, while they process sentences through fictitious movements. This fits Kosslyn (1980) (2) on mental visualization.
(1) Matlock, T. (2004). Fictive motion as cognitive simulation. Memory and Cognition, 32, 1389–1400.
(2) Kosslyn, S. M. (1980). Image and mind. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. _____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
The Geometry of Meaning Cambridge 2014