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Anthropomorphism is the term for our tendency to give human characteristics to animals or non-living things. Many of us might recall it from our high school English classes, but there is a psychological basis for our use of anthropomorphism, as well.
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Philp, Katie, "The Virus is Not Our Enemy Plotting Against Us" (2020). UCF Forum. 405.
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