Ecology & Research

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Panel: Embodied Ways of Knowing

Intermediate understanding
Some standing/ movement
Likely soothing
How do you recognise your friend in the street? How do I know how to ride a bike? How come some people have savoir-faire and others are clueless? How does intuition work? The short answer is embodied knowledge. Even though you’ve probably never heard of it, embodied knowledge underpins something like 95% of your thinking (Lakoff and Johnson, 1999). This Panel brings together Dr. K F Austen FRSA, Prof. Shogo Tanaka, Prof. Hui Wilcox and Dr. Adrian Harris to explore this fascinating topic.
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Ecology & Research

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Presented by

Prof. Shogo Tanaka

Theorist of embodied cognition and phenomenology, professor of psychology and philosophy at Tokai University.

Dr. Kat Austen

Dr. Kat Austen focuses her artistic practice on environmental issues melding disciplines and media, creating sculptural and new media installations, performances and participatory work. 

Prof. Hui Wilcox

Hui Wilcox is a Sociologist of Dance whose research focuses on Ethiopia and the Chinese diaspora.

Introduction To Embodied Research