Children attribute moral standing to a personified agent

@inproceedings{Freier2008ChildrenAM,
  title={Children attribute moral standing to a personified agent},
  author={Nathan G. Freier},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2008}
}
  • N. Freier
  • Published in CHI 6 April 2008
  • Psychology, Computer Science
This paper describes the results of a study conducted to answer two questions: (1) Do children generalize their understanding of distinctions between conventional and moral violations in human-human interactions to human-agent interactions? and (2) Does the agent's ability to make claims to its own moral standing influence children's judgments? A two condition, between- and within-subjects study was conducted in which 60 eight and nine year-old children interacted with a personified agent and… Expand

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