Affordances need to be redefined
As affordances aren't representations, they provide no help in understanding the encoding processes in the brain involved in perception and cognition. Symbolic models have been helpful. So it's best to redefine affordances in terms of symbols.
Alonso Vera & Herbert Simon (1993c).
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Affordances need to be redefined
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