#27 – Embodied Social Cognition with Mark James

In Algo Podcast Episode 27, Mark James and Amjad Hussain discuss Embodied Social Cognition.

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0:00 Episode Preview
0:32 Introduction
2:52 Mark’s Journey
6:45 How we come to understand the world
7:42 Living in Australia
10:50 Recurrent Interactions & sensitivity to cultural norms
13:55 Autonomous systems
14:58 Habits & normativity
16:00 Are organizational forms operative in the relationships between people?
18:33 Nested structures
19:27 Music Research
22:58 Okinawa Institute of Science & Technology Graduate University
24:29 Role of Body in Mind & Cognition
26:50 Current Research
27:35 Digital Embodied Sociality
29:23 Memes, Transformation of Viral Messages & Richard Dawkins
32:43 Group Think
35:41 Consciousness & Person-World Relationship
42:14 Embodied Cognition Research
45:41 Sense of Meaning in Digitally Mediated Interactions
50:41 Digital Experiences during COVID
54:44 Robotics in Japan
59:55 Intimate Relationship with Technology in Japan & Threats from Nature
1:03:53 Digital Synthetic Humans
1:04:31 Ontological Design
1:08:18 Design Thinking & Scenario Planning
1:10:06 Innovation in US
1:12:35 Computer Science & Software Engineering
1:14:04 Autonomous Driving in Japan
1:16:30 Sushi

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portrait of Amjad Hussain, one of the author for Algo podcast and the CEO of Algo


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