Shared Worlds and Shared Minds: A Theory of Collective Learning and a Psychology of Common Knowledge
Shteynberg, G., Hirsh, J. B., Bentley, R. A., & Garthoff, J. (2020). Shared worlds and shared minds: A theory of collective learning and a psychology of common knowledge. Psychological Review, 127(5), 918–931.
This article advocates for a theory of collective learning. The cognitive capacity of collective attention indicates and represents common knowledge across group members, yielding mutually known representations, emotions, evaluations, and beliefs.