How People Attribute Minds to Non-Living Entities

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Cognitive biases are a central element of human cognition. One of the biases that intriguing cognitive scientist and psychologist most would be Theory of Mind, the cognitive capacity to ascribe mental states to others, animals, and even non-living entities. According to previous studies on mind perception, mental states people perceive can be classified into two categories, 'Experience' and 'Agency.' 'Experience' is referred to the capacity for sensation and feeling, while 'Agency' is the capacity to intend and to act. Moreover, perceived lower 'Experience' was the critical element in the perception of non-living entities (e.g., robots). However, it is unclear whether these findings of mind perception have the cultural universality. The present study investigated the two-dimensional structure of mind perception and the characteristics of the perception of non-living entities with a sample of Japanese youth. The results of two surveys showed that Japanese youth perceived mind on the same two dimensions as previous studies and that they attributed lower 'Experience' to non-living entities than living entities. These results support the view that mind perception structure may be similar among cultures.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトル2019 11th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology, KST 2019
出版者Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ページ213-217
ページ数5
ISBN(電子版)9781538675120
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2019 4 10
イベント11th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology, KST 2019 - Chonburi, Thailand
継続期間: 2019 1 232019 1 26

出版物シリーズ

名前2019 11th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology, KST 2019

Conference

Conference11th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology, KST 2019
Thailand
Chonburi
期間19/1/2319/1/26

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Ishii, T., & Watanabe, K. (2019). How People Attribute Minds to Non-Living Entities. : 2019 11th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology, KST 2019 (pp. 213-217). [8687324] (2019 11th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology, KST 2019). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/KST.2019.8687324