• Publications
  • Influence
Frame-differencing methods for measuring bodily synchrony in conversation
  • A. Paxton, R. Dale
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Behavior research methods
  • 1 June 2013
TLDR
The study of interpersonal synchrony examines how interacting individuals grow to have similar behavior, cognition, and emotion in time. Expand
  • 109
  • 10
  • PDF
Complexity matching in dyadic conversation.
Recent studies of dyadic interaction have examined phenomena of synchronization, entrainment, alignment, and convergence. All these forms of behavioral matching have been hypothesized to play aExpand
  • 92
  • 5
  • PDF
Argument disrupts interpersonal synchrony
  • A. Paxton, R. Dale
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Quarterly journal of experimental psychology
  • 23 October 2013
Research on interpersonal convergence and synchrony characterizes the way in which interacting individuals come to have more similar affect, behaviour, and cognition over time. Although its dynamicsExpand
  • 85
  • 3
An exploratory analysis of emotion dynamics between mothers and adolescents during conflict discussions.
Dynamic patterns of influence between parents and children have long been considered key to understanding family relationships. Despite this, most observational research on emotion in parent-childExpand
  • 28
  • 1
  • PDF
Interpersonal Movement Synchrony Responds to High- and Low-Level Conversational Constraints
Much work on communication and joint action conceptualizes interaction as a dynamical system. Under this view, dynamic properties of interaction should be shaped by the context in which theExpand
  • 24
  • 1
  • PDF
PsyGlass: Capitalizing on Google Glass for naturalistic data collection
TLDR
We introduce a framework for incorporating Google Glass into experimental work that is freely available for download and community improvement over time (www.github.com/a-paxton/PsyGlass). Expand
  • 13
  • 1
  • PDF
Timescales of Massive Human Entrainment
TLDR
We show that large-scale human entrainment may hold across a number of distinct scales, in an exquisitely time-locked fashion. Expand
  • 16
  • 1
  • PDF
Alignment, Transactive Memory, and Collective Cognitive Systems
Research on linguistic interaction suggests that two or more individuals can sometimes form adaptive and cohesive systems. We describe an “alignment system” as a loosely interconnected set ofExpand
  • 23
  • 1
  • PDF
ALIGN: Analyzing linguistic interactions with generalizable techNiques-A Python library.
TLDR
Linguistic alignment (LA) is the tendency during a conversation to reuse each other's linguistic expressions, including lexical, conceptual, or syntactic structures. Expand
  • 4
  • 1
  • PDF
Leveraging Linguistic Content and Debater Traits to Predict Debate Outcomes
TLDR
Leveraging Linguistic Content and Debater Traits to Predict Debate Outcomes Alexandra Paxton (paxton.alexandra@gmail.com) Rick Dale (rdale@ucmerced.edu) Cognitive & Information Sciences, University of California, Merced 5200 N. Lake Road, Merkeley, CA 95343 Abstract Since the earliest televised debates, cognitive and political sciences have been interested in how voters respond to political candidates and their messages, both verbal and nonverbal. Expand
  • 1
  • 1
  • PDF