There’s an excellent example involving catching a baseball (or a dog catching a frisbee) that helps visualize it) from Lakoff.

What I love about affordance is that it provides a much more obvious explanation of why we do things.

There’s an excellent example involving catching a baseball (or a dog catching a frisbee) that helps visualize it) from Lakoff.

I found this article which is short that goes over it:
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/cognition-without-borders/201207/the-embodied-cognition-the-baseball-outfielder

It’s a little different than how Lakoff said it but it’s close enough to get the idea across; that we’re not doing MATH but rather putting OUR BODIES in the proper positioning so that the environment appears normal to achieve the purpose we wish to achieve.

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