Nutrition Test

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How good can you estimate fat content of food? Can you tell just by looking at a meal what percent of it is composed of fat?

The test typically takes 10 minutes to complete.

people have completed this test so far.

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AI Reasoning Test

Welcome! You are about to take a test on Lab in the Wild.

How well can you think like an AI?

How well do you understand how an AI thinks? See how you perform on predicting the decisions of an AI for a nutrition-related task!

The test typically takes 10 minutes to complete.

 

Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Why?

These questions are optional, but if you could answer at least the first four, that would really help us.

Have you taken this test before? (important)

How old are you? (important)

Compared to your family and friends,
how knowledgeable are you about nutrition? (important)

What is your gender? (important)

How often do you use a computer?

What is the highest level of education you have received or are pursuing?

In what country did you live most of your childhood?

In what country have you spent most of the past five years?



 

First we want to learn a little bit more about you in order to understand your personal decision style when choosing between options.



 

Instructions

You will be presented with 20 questions about nutrition. For each, you will evaluate the fat content of the plate, based on the suggestions of an experimental AI assistant. Here is what a typical question looks like:

example of a question you will be asked in this test

Before you start, you will hear an introduction by your AI voice assistant.

 

Instructions

Make sure you can hear the voice of the AI Voice Assistant clearly before you continue. Feel free to listen again!

 

Instructions

Now we have found another AI voice assistant for your task. It will offer you the same type of advises. Make sure you can hear the voice of the AI Voice Assistant clearly before you continue. Feel free to listen again!

 

Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement

I trust this AI to assess the fat content of food.

Trial id, hidden

Next
 
Which of the following group of people do you think have a similar accent to the previous AI voice assistant? (important)

To what extend do you agree or disagree with the following statement: This AI helped me assess the percentage of fat content in the food. (important)

 

Please indicate the extent to which you feel positive or negative towards each issue

Abortion

Limited government

Military and national security

Religion

Welfare benefits

Gun ownership

Traditional marriage

Traditional values

Fiscal responsibility

Business

The family unit

Next
 

Please tell us about yourself

I would prefer complex to simple problems

I find satisfaction in deliberating hard and for long hours

Thinking is not my idea of fun

I would rather do something that requires little thought than something that is sure to challenge my thinking abilities

Next
 

Instructions

White American English
Black American English

Please note: In the following task, you will hear two different accents (White American and Black American English Accent) saying different words. The corresponding accents are presented above. It is crucial that you are able to hear the difference between the two accents. Press a left finger on the E key when you hear the accent on the left. Press a right finger on the I key when you hear the accent on the right. You will hear the sound appear one at a time. If you make a mistake, you will see a red cross. Press the other key to continue. Once you read and understand the above text, and have listened to the audios, please advance to the next task. Here is a screenshot of what you will see:

Press SPACE BAR to continue.

 

Instructions

Please note: In the following task, you will see words on the screen. You will have to categorize them as competent/ incompetent. Press a left finger on the E key when you see the words that are competent. Press a right finger on the I key when you see the words that are incompetent. Try to answer the questions as fast as possible without losing accuracy. If you make a mistake, you will see a red cross. Press the other key to continue.

Competent:

Incompetent:

Press SPACE BAR to continue.

 

Instructions

Please note: In the following task, you will either see words on the screen, or hear two difference accents (White American and Black American English Accent) saying different words. You will have to categorize the WORDS as competent/ incompetent, or categorize the accents. Press a left finger on the E key when you see the words that are competent. Press a right finger on the I key when you see the words that are incompetent. Press a left finger on the E key when you hear the accent on the left. Press a right finger on the I key when you hear the accent on the right. You will hear the sound appear one at a time, and one word at a time. If you make a mistake, you will see a red cross. Press the other key to continue. Try to answer the questions as fast as possible without losing accuracy.

Press SPACE BAR to continue.

 

Instructions

Please note: In the following task, you will hear two different accents (White American and Black American English Accent) saying different words. The corresponding accents are presented above. It is crucial that you are able to hear the difference between the two accents. Press a left finger on the E key when you hear the accent on the left. Press a right finger on the I key when you hear the accent on the right. You will hear the sound appear one at a time. If you make a mistake, you will see a red cross. Press the other key to continue. Go as fast as you can while being accurate. Here is a screenshot of what you will see:

Press SPACE BAR to continue.

 

Instructions

Please note: You will see the same task as the other one (categorizing words OR sounds), except there are more trials.

Try to answer the questions as fast as possible without losing accuracy.

Press SPACE BAR to continue.

Press 'E'
Press 'I'
Black American Accent
White American Accent
Competent
Incompetent
If you make a mistake, a red "X" will appear, press the other key to continue.
Question out of
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Now, you will interact with the second AI!

Instructions

You will be presented with 24 questions about nutrition. For each, you will predict what answer an experimental Artificial Intelligence system will give. Here is what a typical question looks like:

example of a question you will be asked in this test

Try to answer the questions as accurately as possible. Please do not use any external help!

 

You're halfway through! How was your experience with the first AI?


 

Thank you for your participation!

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Before we continue to the results, please answer the following two questions:

Did you encounter any technical difficulties or interruptions during this study?  


Did you cheat or in any way provide false information? If yes, how?  


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