2018
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2018.11.001
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Giulia Torregiani, Luisa Bonfiglio, Francesco Maria Melchiori, Francesco Peluso Cassese

Abstract: This study aims at comparing the effect of an innovative educational approach, based on the continuous relationship between mind and body, to traditional methodologies; more in particular, it focuses on the cognitive processes of language and memory in childhood. Previous studies showed that the Embodiment Theory of Conceptual Representations considers the extent to which the concepts are embodied, i.e., the way their conceptual features are represented in sensory and motor brain areas in an experience-depende…

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