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WRTG 105B/WRTG 105E Language as a Window Into the Mind (Gegg-Harrison)

WRTG 105B & WRTG 105E Library Sessions

For Activity 1, you and your partner will select and analyze any ONE of the following scholarly articles. Download a PDF of the article you choose and work together to answer the questions in the worksheet. The purpose of this activity is for you to explore the components of a typical scholarly article.

Article 1: Barber, O., Somogyi, E., McBride, E. A., & Proops, L. (2023). Exploring the role of aliveness in children’s responses to a dog, biomimetic robot, and toy dog. Computers in Human Behavior, 142, 107660–.

Article 2: de Visser, E. J., Topoglu, Y., Joshi, S., Krueger, F., Phillips, E., Gratch, J., Tossell, C. C., & Ayaz, H. (2022). Designing man’s new best friend: Enhancing human-robot dog interaction through dog-like framing and appearance. Sensors, 22(3), 1287–1304.

Article 3: Due, B. L. (2022). Guide dog versus robot dog: Assembling visually impaired people with non-human agents and achieving assisted mobility through distributed co-constructed perception. Mobilities, 18(1), 148–166. 

Article 4: Konok, V., Korcsok, B., Miklósi, Á., & Gácsi, M. (2018). Should we love robots? – The most liked qualities of companion dogs and how they can be implemented in social robots. Computers in Human Behavior, 80, 132–142.

Article 5: Krueger, F., Mitchell, K. C., Gopikrishna, D., & Katz, J. S. (2021). Human–dog relationships as a working framework for exploring human–robot attachment: A multidisciplinary review. Animal Cognition, 24(2), 371–385.

For Activity 2, you'll be working on your own but we'll be discussing the results at the end. The purpose of this activity is to get you thinking about your paper topic and potential keywords that would be useful in your search for information.