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Thomas Stoffregen

Alain Berthoz


Thomas Stoffregen



Professor, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, USA

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Personal Statement

I believe that the Ecological Approach to Perception and Action provides insight into fundamental aspects of animate behavior. I have attempted to understand and develop these insights in a variety of contexts, from laboratory research on infants to field research at sea, from narrowly focused studies of body sway to general theories of the nature of perceptual information. I believe that the essential truth of the Ecological Approach can best be tested by pushing the theory as far as possible, by attempting to apply it to the broadest possible range of situations and phenomena, from infancy to the elderly, from insects to humans, and from virtual environments to space flight.

Related Publications, by Category

Theory of Action

Perceptual Basis of Action

Fundamental Actions

Development of Action