Embodied Cognitive Agents

Embodied cognitive agents are computational systems that can communicate verbally and non-verbally, just like humans do.

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Virtual Confederates

Virtual humans are the ideal confederates for social experiments.

  • de Melo, C., Carnevale, P., & Gratch, J. (2014). Using virtual confederates to research intergroup bias and conflict. In Best Paper Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM 14). pdf

Last updated: September 26th, 2019