Aleksandra Swiderska

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Recent research suggests that attributions of aliveness and mental capacities to faces are influenced by social group membership. In this article, we investigated group related biases in mind perception in participants from a Western and Eastern culture, employing faces of varying ethnic groups. In Experiment 1, Caucasian faces that ranged on a continuum(More)
Masahiro Mori, who introduced the concept of the Uncanny Valley, recommended settling for moderate levels of human likeness in robotic design in order to avoid the eeriness upon encountering entities closely resembling humans [Mori 1970]. However, the strive for highly humanlike design continues, nowadays particularly in areas such as computer graphics and(More)
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