Naomi Farmer

Naomi Farmer

  • A photograph of a drawing of a crowd watching a theatrical performance inside a nineteenth-century style theatre hall

A History of Distributed Cognition

Detail 'Rechnender Greis' painting by Paul Klee, showing a man's face.

Distributed cognition – the idea that cognition or the mind extends across brain, body and world – is not a term that rolls off the tongue. Nevertheless, distributed cognition describes a fundamental aspect of being human. Examples of distributed cognition…