How do people in dialogue understand one another?
Synthesizing evidence from recent interaction studies, we find that people use multi-layered behaviors as a tool to simultaneously probe, align, and shape their conceptual knowledge of the interaction, constructing a shared and situated source of interpretational constraints on the meaning of those behaviors.
Arjen Stolk, Jana Bašnáková, Ivan Toni
Routledge Handbook of Neurosemiotics
November 16, 2020