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Based on the passage, how would the author most
likely respond to another scientist’s claim that the
theory of embodied cognition cannot account for
thoughts regarding abstract concepts such as “peace”
and “honesty”?

  • A) By arguing that the scientist has not fully
    considered the mechanics of the theory of
    embodied cognition

  • B) By asserting that thoughts about abstract
    concepts are less common than thoughts about
    concrete objects

  • C) By suggesting that the theory of embodied
    cognition should be tested under different
    experimental conditions

  • D) By conceding that the theory of embodied
    cognition may not account for all aspects of
    thought