AI Language Models Cannot Replace Human Research Participants

AI and Society:1-3 (forthcoming)
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In a recent letter, Dillion et. al (2023) make various suggestions regarding the idea of artificially intelligent systems, such as large language models, replacing human subjects in empirical moral psychology. We argue that human subjects are in various ways indispensable.

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Robert Long
New York University
N. G. Laskowski
University of Maryland, College Park
William D'Alessandro
Oxford University
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