Understanding the Uncanny: The Effects of Human Similarity on Aversion towards Humanlike Robots

Strait, Megan.
2017-04-19T18:08:17.054Z

Abstract: Towards facilitating their reception by and communication with human interactants, robots intended for social contexts are often designed with explicit humanlike attributes. However, observation of an "uncanny valley" - a phenomenon in which certain humanlike entities provoke aversion - has lead some to caution against this practice. Substantial evidence supports both of these contrastin... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011832
ID: tufts:21307
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