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Empirical Analysis of Changes in Human Creativity in People Who Work with Humanoid Robots and Their Avatars

  • Doori Jo
  • Jae-gil Lee
  • Kun Chang Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8523)

Abstract

This study presents results from an analysis of the relationship between humanoid robots and human creativity, which has not been demonstrated in the literature to date. To increase the academic rigor of our study, we adopted humanoid robots and their avatars in our experimental procedures. After participants engaged in experiments with humanoids and their avatars, we assessed the degree to which their levels of creativity changed. In experiments with 90 participants, we found that interactions with humanoid robots produced a statistically significant effect in increasing their creativity.

Keywords

Creativity Creativity training Human-robot interaction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Doori Jo
    • 1
  • Jae-gil Lee
    • 1
  • Kun Chang Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Interaction ScienceSungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.SKKU Business SchoolSungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea

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