The interactive-alignment model: Developments and refinements - Response

M J Pickering, S Garrod

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The interactive-alignment model of dialogue provides an account of dialogue at the level of explanation normally associated with cognitive psychology. We develop our claim that interlocutors align their mental models via priming at many levels of linguistic representation explicate our notion of automaticity, defend the minimal role of "other modeling," and discuss the relationship between monologue and dialogue. The account can be applied to social and developmental psychology, and would benefit from computational modeling.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-225
Number of pages14
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2004

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