Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary

Toward a construction-based account of shared intentions in social cognition

Peter F. Dominey a1
a1 Institut des Sciences Cognitives, CNRS UMR 5015, 69675 Bron Cedex, France [email protected]


This commentary analyzes the target article to determine whether shared-intention development could be implemented and tested in robotic systems. The analysis indicates that such an implementation should be feasible and will likely rely on a construction-based approach similar to that employed in the construction grammar framework.