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Social Psychology :: 19. 05. 2007 ::
:: Intuitions about Mental States
  Edouard Machery
University of Pittsburgh
  We are interested in how people ascribe mental states to robots by comparison to humans. Subjects are randomly ascribed to one of 4 conditions (2 mental states, robot vs. human). They read a short text and answer 2 questions about mental states. Then they have to answer a few biographical questions.