Title: Epistemological perspectives in the scientific study and evaluation of executive function
Other Titles: Perspectivas epistemológicas en el estudio científico y la evaluación clínica de las funciones ejecutivas
Perspectivas epistemológicas no estudo científico e a avaliação clínica das funções executivas
Authors: Armengol de la Miyar, Carmen G.
Moes, Elisabeth J.
Keywords: EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS
NEUROPHENOMENOLOGY
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
EMBODIED COGNITION
EPISTEMOLOGY
CLASSICAL SCIENCE
ROMANTIC SCIENCE
CLINICAL EVALUATION
FUNCIONES EJECUTIVAS
NEUROFENOMENOLOGÍA
NEUROPSICOLOGÍA
COGNICIÓN CORPÓREA
EPISTEMOLOGÍA
CIENCIA CLÁSICA
CIENCIA ROMÁNTICA
EVALUACIÓN CLÍNICA
FUNÇÕES EXECUTIVAS
NEUROFENOMENOLOGIA
NEUROPSICOLOGIA
COGNIÇÃO CORPÓREA
CIÊNCIA CLÁSSICA
CIÊNCIA ROMÂNTICA
AVALIAÇÃO CLÍNICA
PSICOLOGÍA COGNOSCITIVA
NEUROPSICOLOGÍA-INVESTIGACIONES
TERAPIA COGNOSCITIVA
MODIFICACIÓN DE LA CONDUCTA
PSICOLOGÍA EXISTENCIAL
Issue Date: Jul-2014
Publisher: Universidad Católica de Colombia. Facultad de Psicología
Citation: Armengol de la Miyar, D., & Moes, D. (2014). Epistemological perspectives in the scientific study and evaluation of executive function. Acta Colombiana de Psicología, 17(2), 69-79. Recuperado de http://editorial.ucatolica.edu.co/ojsucatolica/revistas_ucatolica/index.php/acta-colombiana-psicologia/article/view/166
Abstract: En este artículo se examinan perspectivas epistemológicas que han moldeado e influenciado la búsqueda científica orientada hacia comprender aquello que los neuropsicólogos denominan las "funciones ejecutivas (FE). El término funciones ejecutivas se refiere a aspectos de control de la cognición y la conducta. Las ideas expuestas en este manuscrito presuponen que la orientación epistemológica de una persona determina la manera en la que ella conceptualiza la interacción entre las funciones cerebrales y su entorno físico. Cada una de esas orientaciones conlleva suposiciones acerca del modo como operan las FE y, por ende, el modo como deben ser evaluadas. Hasta fechas recientes esto se había abordado principalmente desde el punto de vista de dos perspectivas teóricas. Una de ellas, la analítica, tiene sus raíces en el movimiento positivista. La otra, también conocida como "ciencia romántica" es sintética, y provee las bases del trabajo científico del muy celebrado neuropsicólogo ruso A.R. Luria. Una tercera perspectiva, formulada en el marco de la "cognición corpórea", ha sido propuesta en los últimos 20 años, y está más estrechamente asociada con los trabajos de Francisco Varela. Se examina aquí, por medio de una revisión reflexiva e integradora de la literatura pertinente, la manera como esas tres perspectivas epistemológicas han influido sobre la investigación y la práctica clínica de la neuropsicología.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10983/2282
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