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Are Robots More Threatening The More Human They Appear?  

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Matthew Dahlitz
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26/07/2020 8:10 pm  
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A recent study from the Netherlands suggests that the more similar robots are to humans the more threatening they may be perceived. The robot characters of Star Wars, like the humanoid C-3PO and the overturned-trash-can-with-legs shaped R2-D2, could not be mistaken for humans, yet we likely attribute some human traits to them. Immersed in the…


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