Tag: cognitive science

Representation, Enaction, and the Ethics of Simulation


Do violent games train us for violence? Drawing on social psychology and cognitive science, Simon Penny examines the “ethics of simulation.”

The Pleasures of Immersion and Interaction


J. Yellowlees Douglas and Andrew Hargadon on the affective side of hypertexts via “schemas, scripts, and the fifth business.”

Julian Raul Kucklich responds


Julian Raul Kucklich points out the virtues of interdisciplinarity cooperation for ludologists.

Designing Our Disciplines in a Postmodern Age - and Academy


Matt Kirschenbaum on Richard Coyne’s philosophical treatment of technographics.

Simon Penny responds in turn


Simon Penny recalls that the origins of the human-computer interface, politicized by a military heritage, are now explored by artist-enigineers who chaperone fragmentation and dissent.

N. Katherine Hayles responds


The “cognitive entailments” of a reader, or “interactor,” are where Katherine Hayles redirects the new aesthetics of electronic textuality.

Deleuze and Guattari, Cognitive Science, and Feminist Visual Arts: Kiki Smith's Bodies Without Organs Without Bodies


Martin Rosenberg discusses Kiki Smith’s feminist visual art and cognitive science.