Editorial: The Psychophysiology of Action
Hoffman, S., Beste, C. and Raab, M. (2019). Editorial: The Psychophysiology of Action. Frontiers in Psychology. 10.
|Authors||Hoffman, S., Beste, C. and Raab, M.|
What is action? What processes are involved in initiating, guiding, and evaluating the outcomes of action? Different research disciplines have dealt with these questions, and a huge amount of empirical and theoretical work has been conducted so far. However, only a few attempts have been made to integrate the different perspectives. We think it is time to bring together the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and movement/performance science, to stimulate the in-depth exchange of ideas and advance the “psychophysiology of action” as a topic of interest, since psychophysiology and its methods provide a bridge to connect these areas. Further, we assume that to investigate actions in dynamical environments, corresponding measures are necessary that reflect the dynamics of movements; also, multivariate measures should be considered and the dynamics should be reflected in corresponding statistical parameters. Thus, the goal is to bring together theoretical and empirical research from several disciplines to foster the exchange of ideas and methods in an effort to investigate the dynamical role of movement in cognition. Therefore, we invited authors to submit research articles targeting the understanding of action across theories and disciplines.
|Journal||Frontiers in Psychology|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01266/full|
|Web address (URL)||https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01266/full|
|Online||31 May 2019|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||13 May 2019|
|Deposited||13 Aug 2019|
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