“Body’s ‘pre-feelings’ may detect the future”

One more reason to take feelings in the body seriously:

Your body may anticipate what’s going to happen—even before your brain has an inkling of what’s to come, researchers report.

Full story is here.

But they are not ‘pre-feelings’. The are feelings of something yet to happen.

Nor is it ‘detecting the future’. It is the body being aware of what is around it.

On a similar theme:

Thomas J. Csordas. ‘Somatic Modes of Attention’. Cultural Anthropology, vol. 8, no. 2, May 1993, pp. 135-156

Marcel Mauss. ‘Techniques of the Body’. Economy and Society, vol. 2, no. 1, Feb. 1973 [This is a lecture first given in 1934.]

Richard Shusterman. Thinking Through the Body. 2012.

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