Participatory sense-making

@article{Jaegher2007ParticipatoryS,
  title={Participatory sense-making},
  author={Hanne De Jaegher and Ezequiel A. Di Paolo},
  journal={Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={485-507}
}
As yet, there is no enactive account of social cognition. This paper extends the enactive concept of sense-making into the social domain. It takes as its departure point the process of interaction between individuals in a social encounter. It is a well-established finding that individuals can and generally do coordinate their movements and utterances in such situations. We argue that the interaction process can take on a form of autonomy. This allows us to reframe the problem of social… 
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