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The corruptive force of AI-generated advice

@article{Leib2021TheCF,
  title={The corruptive force of AI-generated advice},
  author={Margarita Leib and Nils C. K{\"o}bis and Rainer Michael Rilke and Marloes H. J. Hagens and Bernd Irlenbusch},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2102.07536}
}
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly becoming a trusted advisor in people's lives. A new concern arises if AI persuades people to break ethical rules for profit. Employing a large-scale behavioural experiment (N = 1,572), we test whether AI-generated advice can corrupt people. We further test whether transparency about AI presence, a commonly proposed policy, mitigates potential harm of AI-generated advice. Using the Natural Language Processing algorithm, GPT-2, we generated honesty… 

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