HAI Lectures Week 1 - Lecture 2 Relatonships beTween humans...

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Lecture 2 Relationships between humans and animals are nothing new and existed even during the evolution of the first humans. We would have been considered prey to some animals and a predator to others. Over time, a brain will be modified after long term exposer to certain things such as threats and things that may be able to benefit the animal. The Amygdala is a part of the brain that acts as a sort of a quick response system for animals that relies heavily on visual input and may alert the being to danger or something good. The brain has sort of built in categories Humans have specialized visual mechanisms that is called animate monitoring. People are more likely to detect a change in something such as a picture or an environment if something such as an animal is involved. “Being an animal in human society has little to with biology and much to do with human culture; their physical identity is less important to their status…” Humans tend to classify things in order to make sense of the world around us. With animals they
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