Searching for Signs of Intelligent Life : An Investigation of Young Children ' s Beliefs About Robot Intelligence

@inproceedings{Bernstein2008SearchingFS,
  title={Searching for Signs of Intelligent Life : An Investigation of Young Children ' s Beliefs About Robot Intelligence},
  author={Debra Bernstein and Kevin Crowley},
  year={2008}
}
Children’s worlds are increasingly populated by intelligent technologies. This has raised a number of questions about the ways in which technology can change children’s ideas about important concepts, like what it means to be alive or smart. In this study, we examined the impact of experience with intelligent technologies on children’s ideas about robot intelligence. A total of 60 children aged 4 through 7 were asked to identify the intellectual, psychological, and biological characteristics of… CONTINUE READING