Embodiment in judgment and choice

Martin Reimann, Wilko Feye, Alan J. Malter, Joshua M. Ackerman, Raquel Castaño, Nitika Garg, Robert Kreuzbauer, Aparna A. Labroo, Angela Y. Lee, Maureen Morrin, Gergana Y. Nenkov, Jesper H. Nielsen, Maria Perez, Gratiana Pol, José Antonio Rosa, Carolyn Yoon, Chen Bo Zhong

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This article discusses the role of embodiment in judgment and choice to (a) attain clarity on conceptual and methodological issues by presenting a literature review of prior empirical research on embodiment, (b) gain an integrative view on the topic of embodiment in judgment and choice by proposing somatic marker theory as a unifying conceptual framework for bridging cognition and affect in terms of embodiment, and (c) discuss and clarify ideas and directions for further research on the topic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-123
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2012


  • Choice
  • Decision neuroscience
  • Embodied affect
  • Embodied cognition
  • Embodiment
  • Judgment
  • Somatic marker theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Psychology
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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