Your Assumptions Can Change How an AI Bot Responds to You, New Study Suggest

– A new study explores the "AI placebo effect" impacting AI bot responses.

– User assumptions can significantly influence how AI answers and interacts.

– The study conducted by M.I.T. Media Lab's Pat Pataranutaporn.

– Pataranutaporn emphasizes AI as a mirror reflecting user biases.

– Opinions on AI's impact on humanity affect user-bot interactions.

– The study involved 300 participants split into three groups.

– Group descriptions created biases towards AI in users' minds.

– User expectations influenced their reported experiences with AI.

– Those believing AI was caring reported more positive experiences.

– Users thinking AI was manipulative became more hostile towards it.