Sources of variability in human communicative skills

  title={Sources of variability in human communicative skills},
  author={Inge Volman and Matthijs Leendert Noordzij and Ivan Toni},
  journal={Frontiers in Human Neuroscience},
When established communication systems cannot be used, people rapidly create novel systems to modify the mental state of another agent according to their intentions. However, there are dramatic inter-individual differences in the implementation of this human competence for communicative innovation. Here we characterize psychological sources of inter-individual variability in the ability to build a shared communication system from scratch. We consider two potential sources of variability in… 

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