Definition of affordance
: the quality or property of an object that defines its possible uses or makes clear how it can or should be used We sit or stand on a chair because those affordances are fairly obvious.— Scott Lafee An affordance is a resource or support that the environment offers an animal; the animal in turn must possess the capabilities to perceive it and to use it.— Eleanor J. Gibson et al.
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