Understanding resistance to medical AI

Nature Human Behaviour
Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2021


Understanding resistance to medical AI
Previous research has shown that patients are reluctant to use medical artificial intelligence (AI). Cadario et al. find that this reluctance is due to people perceiving algorithms as a ‘black box’, coupled with an illusory sense of understanding medical decisions made by humans. Brief interventions that target subjective understanding of medical AI increase people’s willingness to use it…