Body Memory, Metaphor and Movement

| University of Heidelberg
| University of Heidelberg
| University of Heidelberg
| European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
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Body Memory, Metaphor and Movement is an interdisciplinary volume with contributions from philosophers, cognitive scientists, and movement therapists. Part one provides the phenomenologically grounded definition of body memory with its different typologies. Part two follows the aim to integrate phenomenology, conceptual metaphor theory, and embodiment approaches from the cognitive sciences for the development of appropriate empirical methods to address body memory. Part three inquires into the forms and effects of therapeutic work with body memory, based on the integration of theory, empirical findings, and clinical applications. It focuses on trauma treatment and the healing power of movement. The book also contributes to metaphor theory, application and research, and therefore addresses metaphor researchers and linguists interested in the embodied grounds of metaphor. Thus, it is of particular interest for researchers from the cognitive sciences, social sciences, and humanities as well as clinical practitioners.
[Advances in Consciousness Research, 84]  2012.  vii, 468 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Part I. Contributions from phenomenology
Chapter 1. The phenomenology of body memory
Thomas Fuchs
Chapter 2. Body memory and the genesis of meaning
Michela Summa
Chapter 3. Kinesthetic memory: Further critical reflections and constructive analyses
Maxine Sheets-Johnstone
Chapter 4. Comment on Thomas Fuchs: The time of the explicating process
Eugene T. Gendlin
Chapter 5. Enduring: A phenomenological investigation
Elizabeth A. Behnke
Chapter 6. Body memory and dance
Mónica E. Alarcón Dávila
Part II. Contributions from cognitive sciences
Chapter 7. Implicit body memory
Petra Jansen
Chapter 8. Embodied concepts
Christina Bermeitinger and Markus Kiefer
Chapter 9. Cognitive perspectives on embodiment
Christina Jung and Peggy Sparenberg
Chapter 10. Dynamic embodiment and its functional role: A body feedback perspective
Caterina Suitner, Sabine C. Koch, Katharina Bachmeier and Anne Maass
Chapter 11. Testing Fuchs’ taxonomy of body memory: A content analysis of interview data
Sabine C. Koch
Chapter 12. Metaphorical instruction and body memory
Claudia Böger
Chapter 13. Body memory and the emergence of metaphor in movement and speech: An interdisciplinary case study
Astrid Kolter, Silva H. Ladewig, Michela Summa, Cornelia Müller, Sabine C. Koch and Thomas Fuchs
Chapter 14. Moved by God: Performance and memory in the Western Himalayas
William Sax and Karin Polit
Chapter 15. The memory of the cell
Ralf P. Meyer
Part III. Contributions from embodied therapies
Chapter 16. Sensation, movement, and emotion: Explicit procedures for implicit memories
Christine Caldwell
Chapter 17. Memory, metaphor, and mirroring in movement therapy with trauma patients
Marianne Eberhard-Kaechele
Chapter 18. Body memory as a part of the body image
Päivi Pylvänäinen
Chapter 19. The embodied word
Heidrun Panhofer, Helen Payne, Timothy Parke and Bonnie Meekums
Chapter 20. Emotorics: Development and body memory
Yona Shahar-Levy
Chapter 21. The emergence of body memory in Authentic Movement
Ilka Konopatsch and Helen Payne
Chapter 22. Nakedness, hunger, hooks and hearts: Embodied memories and movement psychological processes in dance therapy and movement pedagogy
Helle Winther
Chapter 23. Dance/movement therapy with traumatized dissociative patients
Sabine C. Koch and Steve Harvey
Chapter 24. Focusing, felt sensing and body memory
Elmar Kruithoff
Chapter 25. Mindfulness, embodiment, and depression
Johannes Michalak, Jan M. Burg and Thomas Heidenreich
Part IV. Conclusions
Chapter 26. Body memory: An integration
Michela Summa, Sabine C. Koch, Thomas Fuchs and Cornelia Müller
Authors notes
Addresses for correspondence
“Overall, this book provides a welcome expansion on the implications of implicit memory for our view of the individual. It also constitutes a much needed attempt at connecting basic cognitive science and applied clinical work.”
“[T]his volume is an invaluable contribution to the literature on body memory.”
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