“I, for One, Feel for My New Robot Overlords”

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April 23 2013 4:49 PM

“I, for One, Feel for My New Robot Overlords” (VIDEO)

Subjects showed objectively similar neural activation for both humans and robots, providing some of the first empirical evidence that humans emotionally identify with affection or distress “experienced” by robots.

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