Guest Post: A New Role for Science Museums--Playground for Scientists
AUGUST 14, 2013
Beck is the brain behind the risk-taker/space-maker paradigm I''ve shared here in the past. Experimonth had the potential to generate new scientific knowledge. Using facial morphing software to change a player''s avatar to a different ethnicity, we fed the game with hundreds of photos that were judged in a "hot or not" type interface and gave players a view of how intelligent, attractive, and trustworthy others perceived them to be as two different ethnicities.