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Strategically Communicating Minds

Abstract : Several recent theories postulate communicative functions for cognitive mechanisms previously thought to have individualistic functions—in particular, reasoning and metacognition. These theories join older theories suggesting that many of our behaviors have communicative functions, for instance to communicate emotions or to influence how people perceive us. Using the framework of the evolution of communication, we offer a series of questions to test these hypotheses. The first question is… CONTINUE READING
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Hugo Mercier, Guillaume Dezecache, Thom Scott-Phillips. Strategically Communicating Minds. Current Directions in Psychological Science, Association for Psychological Science, 2017, 26 (5), pp.411-416. ⟨10.1177/0963721417703155⟩. ⟨ijn_03081523⟩



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