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Subliminal Priming in Human-Agent Interaction (2018)

Subliminal Priming in Human-Agent Interaction (2018)

Subliminal priming is the act of exposing a person to stimuli that they may not consciously notice, but are still processed subliminally in their mind. Psychological studies have shown that influence people's attitudes and behaviours. In this project, we investigate if interactive agents such as social robots can leverage subliminal priming (for example, by exposing a person to single-frame visuals in a video feed) to shape their mood and behaviour. 

Project Publications

Subliminal Priming in Human-Agent Interaction

Elaheh Sanoubari, Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, Diljot S. Garcha, Shahed A. Sabab, Kenny Hong, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt, Pourang Irani, "Subliminal Priming in Human-Agent Interaction: Can Agents Use Single-Frame Visuals in Video Feeds to Shape User Perceptions?" , In Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI '18). 2018.

Collaborators

Elaheh Sanoubari

Elaheh Sanoubari

PhD Student
Diljot Singh Garcha

Diljot Singh Garcha

Undergraduate Student
Kenny Hong

Kenny Hong

MSc Student
James E.Young

James E.Young

Associate Professor
Andrea Bunt

Andrea Bunt

Associate Professor
Pourang Irani

Pourang Irani

Professor
Canada Research Chair