Year 2020, Volume 8 , Issue 4, Pages 1523 - 1533 2020-12-15

Moving from sandwich to human body: introducing the concept of embodiment to the field of gifted education

Sarah AWAD [1] , Wilma VİALLE [2] , Albert ZİEGLER [3]


Gifted education has followed a paradigm that implies that giftedness is characterized by superior cognitive abilities emanating from the human brain. This view contrasts with a new concept of the human mind: embodiment. Its core message maintains that cognitive processes extend throughout the entire body. This approach is an already highly influential paradigm across various scientific disciplines. Yet, its potential for gifted education remains to be determined. Thus, the main objective of this work is to introduce the concept of embodiment from a gifted education angle. As a first step, we will explore the key principles of embodiment along with the most significant criticisms concerning more traditional concepts of cognition. Second, we utilize research findings to illustrate embodiment’s potential in the realm of gifted education. We suggest that gifted education should further examine the potential of the embodiment approach.
cognitive processes, embodied cognition, gifted education, giftedness research, learning, motor activities
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Special
Published Date December 2020
Journal Section Gifted Education
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-7275-5707
Author: Sarah AWAD (Primary Author)
Institution: University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Country: Germany


Orcid: 0000-0002-5173-6339
Author: Wilma VİALLE
Institution: University of Wollongong
Country: Australia


Orcid: 0000-0002-9884-4185
Author: Albert ZİEGLER
Institution: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany


Dates

Publication Date : December 15, 2020

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APA Awad, S , Vi̇alle, W , Zi̇egler, A . (2020). Moving from sandwich to human body: introducing the concept of embodiment to the field of gifted education . Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists , 8 (4) , 1523-1533 . DOI: 10.17478/jegys.834496
MLA Awad, S , Vi̇alle, W , Zi̇egler, A . "Moving from sandwich to human body: introducing the concept of embodiment to the field of gifted education" . Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 (2020 ): 1523-1533 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/56816/834496>
Chicago Awad, S , Vi̇alle, W , Zi̇egler, A . "Moving from sandwich to human body: introducing the concept of embodiment to the field of gifted education". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 (2020 ): 1523-1533
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ISNAD Awad, Sarah , Vi̇alle, Wilma , Zi̇egler, Albert . "Moving from sandwich to human body: introducing the concept of embodiment to the field of gifted education". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 / 4 (December 2020): 1523-1533 . https://doi.org/10.17478/jegys.834496
AMA Awad S , Vi̇alle W , Zi̇egler A . Moving from sandwich to human body: introducing the concept of embodiment to the field of gifted education. JEGYS. 2020; 8(4): 1523-1533.
Vancouver Awad S , Vi̇alle W , Zi̇egler A . Moving from sandwich to human body: introducing the concept of embodiment to the field of gifted education. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists. 2020; 8(4): 1523-1533.
IEEE S. Awad , W. Vi̇alle and A. Zi̇egler , "Moving from sandwich to human body: introducing the concept of embodiment to the field of gifted education", Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 1523-1533, Dec. 2020, doi:10.17478/jegys.834496