From Mirroring to the Emergence of Shared Understanding and Collective Power

  • Jan Treur
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6922)

Abstract

Mirror neurons and internal simulation are core concepts in the new discipline Social Neuroscience. In this paper it is discussed how such neurological concepts can be used to obtain social agent models. It is shown how these agent models can be used to obtain emergence of shared understanding and collective power of groups of agents, both in a cognitive and affective sense.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Treur
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  1. 1.Agent Systems Research GroupVU University AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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