Distinction Bias

If we evaluate two things one right after the other, we’ll evaluate them as more distinct from one another than if they were evaluated separately.

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Biases

The Identifiable Victim Effect

We tend to offer more aid when a specific individual is in need than when a group is in need.

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Illusion of validity

When we only have a little information about something we'll use it to predict the future with higher confidence than we should.

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Wabi-Sabi

In traditional Japanese aesthetics, wabi-sabi is a world view centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.”

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Uncanny Valley

An empirically estimated uncanny valley for static robot face images In aesthetics.

Mori's hypothesis

An empirically estimated uncanny valley for static robot face images In aesthetics.

Tani genshō

Examples can be found in robotics, 3D computer animations, and lifelike dolls among others.

Robot Repliee

The concept was identified by the robotics professor Masahiro Mori as bukimi no tani genshō

Biases

The Identifiable Victim Effect

We tend to offer more aid when a specific individual is in need than when a group is in need.

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Anthropomorphism

We apply human qualities to non-human entities.

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