Aug 10, 2014

How Humans respond to robots

My friend Maks wrote a rave post about his encounter with a humanoid robot from Hanson Robotics at Kinnernet Italy. He basically wrote that you forgot you're dealing with a robot. While many people think that is somewhat ridiculous, science suggests otherwise: Read this lengthy piece from PhD candidate Heather Knight.

http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports2/2014/07/how-humans-respond-to-robots

Or a summary in the Business Insider:
http://www.businessinsider.com/heather-knight-social-robotics-paper-2014-8