Perspective Taking, Theory of Mind (TOM), & Common Ground

Perspective Taking, Theory of Mind (TOM), & Common Ground

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Liberman, Z., Woodward, A.L., Keysar, B., & Kinzler, K.D. (2016). Exposure to multiple languages enhances communication skills in infancy. Developmental Science, 1-11.  Link

Fan, S.P., Liberman, Z., Keysar, B., & Kinzler, K.D. (2015). The exposure advantage: Early exposure to a multilingual environment promotes effective communication.  Psychological Science, 26(6), 1-8. Link

Keysar, B. and Barr, D. J. (2013). Perspective taking in language processing. Encyclopedia of the mind. Pashler, H. (ed). Sage publications.

Wu, S., Barr, D.J., Gann, T.M., & Keysar, B. (2013). How culture influences perspective taking: differences in correction, not integration. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 1-7. Link

Savitsky, K., Keysar, B., Epley, N., Carter, T., & Swanson, A. (2011). The closeness-communication bias: Increased egocentrism among friends versus strangers. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47(1), 269-273. Link

Chang, V.Y., Arora, V.M., Lev-Ari, S., D'Arcy, M., & Keysar, B. (2010). Interns overestimate the effectiveness of their hand-off communication. Pediatrics, 125(3), 491-496. Link

Lin, S., Keysar, B., & Epley, N. (2010). Reflexively mindblind: Using theory of mind to interpret behavior requires effortful attention. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46(3), 551-556. Link

Begeer, S., Malle, B.F., Nieuwland, M.S., & Keysar, B. (2010). Using Theory of Mind to represent and take part in social interactions: Comparing individuals with highfunctioning autism and typically developing controls. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 7, 104-122. Link

Senay, I., & Keysar, B. (2009). Keeping track of speaker's perspective: The role of social identity. Discourse Processes, 46, 401-425. Link

Shintel, H., Keysar, B. (2009). Less Is more: A minimalist account of joint action in communication. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1(2), 260-273. Link

Keysar, B. (2008). Egocentric processes in communication and miscommunication. I. Kecskes & J. Mey (eds.) Intention, common ground and the egocentric speaker-hearer. Mouton Series in Pragmatics 4. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. pp. 277-297.

Converse, B.A., Lin, S., Keysar, B., & Epley, N. (2008). In the mood to get over yourself: Mood affects theory-of-mind use. Emotion, 8(5), 725-730. Link

Wu, S., & Keysar, B. (2007). The effect of culture on perspective taking. Psychological Science, 18(7), 600-606. Link

Wu, S., & Keysar, B. (2007). The effect of information overlap on communication effectiveness. Cognitive Science, 31(1), 169-181. Link.  

Shintel, H., & Keysar, B. (2007). You said it before and you’ll say it again: Expectations of consistency in communication. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 33(2), 357-369. Link.

Keysar, B. (2007). Communication and miscommunication: The role of egocentric processes. Intercultural Pragmatics, 4(1), 71-84. Link

Barr, D.J. & Keysar, B. (2006). Perspective taking and the coordination of meaning in language use. In Traxler, M.J. & Gernsbacher, M.A. (Eds.), Approaches to Studying World Situated Language Use: Bridging the Language-as-Product and Language-as-Action. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Link

Barr, D. J. and Keysar, B. (2005). Mindreading in an exotic case: The normal adult human. In Malle, B. F., & Hodges, S. D. (Eds.). Other minds: How humans bridge the divide between self and other. New York: Guilford Press. pp. 271-283.

Keysar, B., and Barr, D. J. (2005). Coordination of action and belief in communication. In J. C. Trueswell & M. K. Tanenhaus (Eds.), Approaches to Studying World Situated Language Use: Bridging the Language-as-Product and Language-as-Action. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Barr, D. J., and Keysar, B. (2004). Making sense of how we make sense: The paradox of egocentrism in language use. In H. L. Colston & A. N. Katz (Eds.), Figurative language comprehension: Social and cultural influences. Mahwaw, N.J.: Erlbaum.

Epley, N., Keysar, B., Boven, L.V., & Gilovich, T. (2004). Perspective taking as egocentric anchoring and adjustment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87(3), 327-339. Link

Epley, N., Morewedge, C.K., & Keysar, B. (2004). Perspective taking in children and adults: Equivalent egocentrism but differential correction. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40(6), 760-768. Link

Barr, D.J., Keysar, B. (2004). Is language processing different in dialogue? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 190-191. Link

Keysar, B., Lin, S., & Barr, D.J. (2003). Limits on theory of mind use in adults. Cognition, 89(1), 25-41. Link

Keysar, B., and Barr, D. J. (2002). Self anchoring in conversation: Why language users do not do what they "should". (2002). In T. Gilovich, D. W. Griffin, & D. Kahneman (Eds.), Heuristics and biases: The psychology of intuitive judgment. (pp. 150-166). Cambridge University Press.

Keysar, B., & Henly, A. (2002). Speakers' overestimation of their effectiveness. Psychological Science, 13(3), 207-212. Link

Barr, D.J., & Keysar, B. (2001). Anchoring comprehension in linguistic precedents. Journal of Memory and Language, 46(2), 391-418. Link

Keysar, B., Barr, D.J., Balin, J.A., & Brauner, J.S. (2000). Taking perspective in conversation: The role of mutual knowledge in comprehension. Psychological Science, 11(1), 32-38. Link

Keysar, B. (2000). The illusory transparency of intention: Does June understand what Mark means because he means it? Discourse Processes, 29(2), 161-172. Link

Barr, D.J., & Keysar, B. (1998). The collaborative model and psychological evidence: Some principles for designing cooperative systems. For Notes from the conference on the Use of Herbert H. Clark's Models of Language Use for the Design of Cooperative Systems. Link

Keysar, B. (1998).  Language users as problem solvers:  Just what ambiguity problem do they solve? In S. R. Fussell and R. J. Kreuz (Eds.), Social and Cognitive Psychological Approaches to Interpersonal Communication, 175-200. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Keysar, B., & Horton, W.S. (1998). Speaking with common ground: From principles to processes in pragmatics. A reply to Polichak and Gerrig. Cognition, 66, 191-198. Link

Keysar, B., Barr, D.J., & Horton, W.S. (1998). The egocentric basis of language use: Insights from a processing approach. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 7(2), 46-50. Link

Keysar, B., Barr, D.J., Balin, J.A., & Paek, T.S. (1998). Definite reference and mutual knowledge: Process models of common ground in comprehension. Journal of Memory and Cognition, 39, 1-20. Link

Keysar, B. (1997). The communication of intention: Investigations into the science of conversation. The University of Chicago. Monograph.

Keysar, B. (1997). Understanding common ground. Discourse Processes, 2(3), 253-270. Link

Keysar, B., and Horton, W. S., (1996). Ambiguity in communication and miscommunication:  lessons from the social-cognitive study of language use. unpublished manuscript.

Horton, W.S., Keysar, B. (1996). When do speakers take into account common ground? Cognition, 59(1), 91-117. Link

Keysar, B., Ginzel, L., Bazerman, M.H. (1995). States of affairs and states of mind: The effect of knowledge on beliefs. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 64(3), 283-293. Link

Keysar, B. (1994). The illusory transparency of intention: Linguistic perspective taking in text. Cognitive Psychology, 26(2), 165-208. Link

Keysar, B. (1993). Common sense and the adult theory of communication. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, 54. Link