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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropomorphism

Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, or intentions to non-human ..... Anthropomorphism of inanimate objects can affect product buying behavior. When products seem to resemble a human schema, such as the front of a ...

www.chicagonow.com/geek-girl-chicago/2014/08/naming-inanimate-objects

Aug 4, 2014 ... I've been thinking about that for a few days now- not Mass Effect, but naming inanimate objects. I always name things. I never liked baby dolls, ...

www.yelp.com/topic/san-francisco-do-you-name-your-inanimate-objects-or-appliances

When I was growing up, my mom had names for her van and my sister's car. My mom ... Although I often feel like most inanimate objects are female in gender.

www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/16ort8/what_inanimate_objects_have_you_named

Jan 16, 2013 ... Everyone, kept suggesting really racist names and I was like 'naaw'. ... I have named and personified way too many objects. The most extreme ...

qz.com/935832/why-do-people-name-their-plants-cars-ships-and-guitars-anthropomorphism-may-actually-signal-social-intelligence

Mar 31, 2017 ... When children name toys and talk to inanimate objects, we grownups ... But it goes beyond naming: We think our cat is acting “sassy”; that the ...

psychcentral.com/news/2010/03/01/why-do-we-anthropomorphize/11766.html

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/06/why-people-give-human-names-to-machines/373219

Jun 23, 2014 ... ... to anthropomorphize the objects and appliances we use—boats, cars, computers, ... This is why we give human names to all sorts of things we can't control in ... Machines don't need names, but we feel the need to name ...

www.plantingourpennies.com/on-naming-inanimate-objects

My first car was named Sunny. She was a taxi-cab yellow Mercedes Benz from the early seventies that was more than 30 years old when I bought her in college.

www.quora.com/Is-there-a-psychological-explanation-for-why-humans-name-things

This is just a shot in the dark, but I'd assume it's because in naming things we obtain a certain ... Sometimes inanimate objects are given names humorously.