Action-specific perception  

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Action-specific perception, or perception-action, is a psychological theory that people perceive their environment and events within it in terms of their ability to act.

See also

  • Active inference - a generic formulation of embodied perception based on variational (Bayesian) free energy minimisation
  • Active vision - an area of computer vision and machine learning concerned with active sampling of sensory data
  • Affordance
  • Ecological Psychology
  • James J. Gibson
  • Motor cognition - the notion that cognition is embodied in action, and that the motor system participates in what is usually considered as mental processing.
  • Motor theory of speech perception - the hypothesis that people perceive spoken words by identifying the vocal tract gestures with which they are pronounced rather than by identifying the sound patterns that speech generates.
  • Perception

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