Sex chat via microphone
Maybe this ‘audio latency matched’ condition would not be perceived very differently from an echoborg?
only 3 of 20 participants (15%) in the Echoborg condition stated this.
Well, haven't been on any voice chat site as such. If I found someone interesting and wanted to continue on voice or video chat, I would just share my Skype/hangout details.
Finding a right site for any kind of chat was a hell of a task.
In research published last year, British psychologists Kevin Corti and Alex Gillespie showed that cyranoids are hard to spot: if you were speaking to one, you probably wouldn’t know it, even if the source was an adult and the shadower a child, or vice versa. The conversation was conducted either via text chat, or face-to-face (i.e. The volunteers were not told about the presence of the chat-bot.
Here’s how it works: In one room, a normal person (‘interactant’) sits down with another person, the ‘shadower’. They were simply told: That the study concerned how strangers conversed when speaking for the first time, that it involved simply holding a 10-min conversation with another research participant, and that they were free to decide on topics for discussion so long as vulgarity was avoided.