chapter  5
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Language, Fallacies, and Mindlessness-Mindfulness in Social Interaction: Judee K. Burgoon and Ellen J. Langer

I MPLICIT in theories of human communication and behavior are assumptionsabout how conscious, thoughtful, and rational people are. Work on cognitiveplanning and strategic communication has promulgated a view of social AUTHORS' NOTE: We wish to thank Roger Brown, BenZion Chanowitz, Scott Jacobs, Michael Burgoon, Tim Barefield, and Renee Oatway for their helpful comments on this essay.