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Sense of agency during human-robot interaction

Berberian, Bruno Sense of agency during human-robot interaction. (2020) In: 1st International Conference on Cognitive Aircraft Systems - ICCAS 2020, 18 March 2020 - 19 March 2020 (Toulouse, France). (Unpublished)

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The sense of agency experienced in joint action is thus a central subjective dimension of human sociality. In a series of 3 experiments, we explore the development of we-agency when interacting with robot. Combining a Social Simon task with the intentional binding effect, we explore (1) the emergence of self and we-agency in joint action and (2) the impact of the nature of the partner (human Vs Social robot Vs Computer) on the development of we-agency. Our two first experiments show that a vicarious sense of agency developed when co-acting with another human agent but not with a computer. Moreover, EEG data indicated a decrease in task involvement when engaged in human-computer interaction. A third experiment shows that the social nature of the artificial agent can modulate the development of we-agency, but also that the emergence of a we-unit can alter the development of the self-agency. Taken together, the different studies presented suggest that the science of agency provide us new conceptual tools and measures to analyze agent-system interaction.

Item Type:Invited Conference
Audience (conference):International conference without published proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Office National d'Etudes et Recherches Aérospatiales - ONERA (FRANCE)
Deposited On:10 May 2021 22:46

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