Anthropomorphic thinking is the tendency to visualize inanimate concepts and objects in living terms.

An example could be that after dropping your fork or spoon while at the dinner table and requesting a clean utensil while jokingly stating that your first utensil "jumped" off the table. Anthropomorphic thinking is commonplace when we attribute human feelings and thought patterns to animals, such as thinking your dog looks guilty when it has done something bad.

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