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Trust levels in AI predicted by people's relationship style


A University of Kansas interdisciplinary team led by relationship psychologist Omri Gillath has published a new paper in the journal Computers in Human Behavior showing people's trust in artificial intelligence (AI) is tied to their relationship or attachment style. The research indicates for the first time that people who are anxious about their relationships with humans tend to have less trust in AI as well. Importantly, the research also suggests trust in artificial intelligence can be increased by reminding people of their secure relationships with other humans. Grand View Research estimated the global artificial-intelligence market at $39.9 billion in 2019, projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 42.2% from 2020 to 2027. However, lack of trust remains a key obstacle to adopting new artificial intelligence technologies.

Do You Trust Artificial Intelligence?


Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. In a typical day, people likely use AI multiple times without even knowing it: Alexa and Siri, Google Maps, Uber and Lyft, autopilot on commercial flights, spam filters, and smart email categorization (so anyone using Gmail, Yahoo, or Office 365/outlook), mobile check deposits, plagiarism checkers, online searches, personalized recommendations, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest are all examples of AI. But what happens when people are being introduced to a new AI technology? How likely are they to trust the new technology? With an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Kansas, we set to find out.

Kansas University studies people's 'attachment styles'

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Whether you're confident and secure, or shy and anxious, how you form personal relationships depends on what's known as'attachment style.' This trait is thought to play a critical role in close bonds, including romantic and familial relationships, and according to new research, it may dictate our behaviour across social media as well. The study found that people with an anxious attachment style tend to push others away, causing ties with people in their networks to dissolve – but, those who are secure are likely to better manage their connections, and reap more benefits. Whether you're confident and secure, or anxious and avoidant, how you form personal relationships depends on what's known as'attachment style.' According to a new study, people who have higher anxiety are more likely to dissolve ties on social media.

New Insight Into Lack of Trust for Artificial Intelligence


Recent research is providing new insight into what determines individuals' level of trust in artificial intelligence (AI). A team from the University of Kansas, which was led by relationship psychologist Omri Gillath, detailed how that relationship is impacted by the individuals' real-life relationship or attachment style.

Researchers reveal the perfect 'flirty' face for women: study

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Sometimes, all it takes is a look. For some single people, it can be hard to tell when someone is actually flirting with you. Fortunately for them, new research suggests that there may be a specific facial expression that women use when they're flirting.