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Nonseparability of Shared Intentionality

Flender, Mr Christian and Kitto, Dr Kirsty and Bruza, Prof Peter (2009) Nonseparability of Shared Intentionality. [Conference Paper] (In Press)

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According to recent studies in developmental psychology and neuroscience, symbolic language is essentially intersubjective. Empathetically relating to others renders possible the acquisition of linguistic constructs. Intersubjectivity develops in early ontogenetic life when interactions between mother and infant mutually shape their relatedness. Empirical findings suggest that the shared attention and intention involved in those interactions is sustained as it becomes internalized and embodied. Symbolic language is derivative and emerges from shared intentionality. In this paper, we present a formalization of shared intentionality based upon a quantum approach. From a phenomenological viewpoint, we investigate the nonseparable, dynamic and sustainable nature of social cognition and evaluate the appropriateness of quantum interaction for modelling intersubjectivity.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:Shared Intentionality, Phenomenology, Quantum Cognition, Dynamic Co-Emergence
Subjects:Computer Science > Language
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:6338
Deposited By:Flender, Mr. Christian
Deposited On:13 Feb 2009 01:17
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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