Sensorimotor theory | definition of sensorimotor theory by Medical dictionary
in the developmental theory of Piaget, the postulation that during the first 18 months of life there occurs a transformation of action into thought; at first there is a gradual shift from inborn to acquired behavior, then from body-centered to object-centered activity, ultimately permitting intentional behavior and inventive thinking.
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Tying the Knot: Why Representationalists Should Endorse the Sensorimotor Theory
of Conscious Feel, DAVID SILVERMAN
The sensorimotor theory
(ORegan, 2011) has an answer to the "hard" problem.
The present theory is similar to the sensorimotor theory
of cognition developed by Newton (1993, 1996).