Embodiment as an Organising Principle

  • Ada KritikosEmail author
  • Samuel D. Sparks


Action forms the prism through which we comprehend the external and internal world.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of PsychologyUniversity of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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