Naive psychology and the inverted Turing test

  title={Naive psychology and the inverted Turing test},
  author={Stuart Watt},
This paper argues that the Turing test implicitly rests on a ‘naive psychology,’ a naturally evolved psychological faculty which is used to predict and understand the behaviour of others in complex societies. This natural faculty is an important and implicit bias in the observer’s tendency to ascribe mentality to the system in the test. The paper analyses the effects of this naive psychology on the Turing test, both from the side of the system and the side of the observer, and then proposes and… CONTINUE READING
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