InStance Questionnaire

The tool consists in a questionnaire that probes participants’ stance by requiring them to choose the likelihood of an explanation (mentalistic vs. mechanistic) of a behavior of a robot iCub depicted in a naturalistic scenario (a sequence of photographs).

Here you can find all the materials used to create the InStance Questionnaire. Follow the links for each item.

  • Peer reviewed paper

    Marchesi S, Ghiglino D, Ciardo F, Perez-Osorio J, Baykara E and Wykowska A (2019) Do We Adopt the Intentional Stance Toward Humanoid Robots? Front. Psychol. 10:450. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00450

Supplementary material

  • Versions

    - 1 excel file with all the sentences in both Italian and English version (Mechanistic & Intentional)

  • Images

    - 35 scenarios (folder)

  • Code

    - HTML code of both Italian and English version of the surveys created on SoScisurvey.

  • Questionnaires

    - All the items on the Italian version
    - All the items on the English version

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme by the European Research Council (ERC) grant [No. ERC-2016-STG 715058] InStance: Intentional Stance for Social Attunement awarded to Prof. Agnieszka Wykowska. Additionally, some studies closely related to InStance are supported by internal funds from the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT).
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