April 6, 2021

The ‘Women are Wonderful Effect’ is a psychological and sociological phenomenon that suggests people associate more positive attitudes with women compared to men.

Psychologists have tested this emotional bias, and have found that participants more often associate positive words such as ‘good’, ‘vacation’ and ‘paradise’ with women, and negative words such as ‘bad’, ‘slime’ and ‘grief’ with men. (More at #WAWTTM.)

But does this theory extend into how we perceive robot voices too? And which do we prefer? 🤖

Images by Ivan Bandura, James Yarema, Przemyslaw Marczynski, The Blowup.



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