Social signals: a framework in terms of goals and beliefs

  title={Social signals: a framework in terms of goals and beliefs},
  author={Isabella Poggi and Francesca D'Errico},
  journal={Cognitive Processing},
The paper defines the notion of social signal, in terms of a cognitive model of mind and social interaction, as a communicative or informative signal or a cue that directly or indirectly provides information about “social facts”: social interactions, social emotions, social attitudes, evaluations and stances, social relations, and social identities. This notion is compared with other connected notions in Semiotics, Ethology, and Psychology, several types of informative and communicative signals… CONTINUE READING
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