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    Alejandro López-Rousseau & Timothy Ketelaar (2006). Juliet: If They Do See Thee, They Will Murder Thee. A Satisficing Algorithm for Pragmatic Conditionals. Mind and Society 5 (1):71-77.
    In a recent Mind & Society article, Evans (2005) argues for the social and communicative function of conditional statements. In a related article, we argue for satisficing algorithms for mapping conditional statements onto social domains (Eur J Cogn Psychol 16:807–823,2004). The purpose of the present commentary is to integrate these two arguments by proposing a revised pragmatic cues algorithm for pragmatic conditionals.
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    Alejandro López-Rousseau, Gil Diesendruck & Avi Benozio (2011). My Kingdom for a Horse: On Incredible Promises and Unpersuasive Warnings. Pragmatics and Cognitionpragmatics and Cognition 19 (3):399-421.
    Promising and warning are speech acts that have to be credible to be persuasive. The question is: When does a promise become incredible and a warning unpersuasive? Whereas credibility has been researched from a social persuasion perspective, this article answers that question empirically, from an adaptive heuristics perspective. First, we present a satisficing algorithm that discriminates conditional promises, threats, advices, and warnings by pragmatic cues. Then, we discuss an alternative model of this algorithm that further accounts for the credibility of (...)
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