Cognitive approaches to creativity in language-change.

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Matteo Di Cristofaro
Researcher, Lecturer

My research interests include language analysis, cognitive sciences, and Artificial Intelligence.

Publications

This paper addresses creativity as inhibition of repetitive behaviour. We argue that entrenchment and constructional change can be in …

Entrenchment (i.e. Langacker, 1987) does not necessarily lead to predictable behaviour. This study aims at complementing the …

Talks

This study tackles the preemptive dimension of interactional exchanges. Dialogues are not merely characterised by speech acts …

This paper draws on the evolutionary model of linguistic acts as overt influence attempts (OIA) and co-act proposals (CAP) (cf. Reich …

This paper critically explores how notions deployed in the theorisation of (im)politeness (a) are currently deployed or reflected in …