A new study has shed light on a critical aspect often overlooked: the mental health of workers in the face of increasing automation.
- Business & Industry
- Cyberpsychology & Technology
In a recent move that has captured the attention of the tech world, Amazon has announced the introduction of humanoid robots to its warehouses.
In a virtual-reality study, researchers discovered that humans are capable of experiencing empathic embarrassment when witnessing robots in embarrassing situations.
Although care robots are being developed and improved at a rapid pace, their social acceptance has been limited.
It’s easy to believe that robots are stealing jobs from human workers and drastically disrupting the labour market.
Human beings have the ability to recognise emotions in others, but the same cannot be said for robots.
Eye contact is a key to establishing a connection, and teachers use it often to encourage participation.
- Mind & Brain
‘The Robot Made Me Do It’: Robots Encourage Risk-taking Behaviour in People, According to New Research
New research has shown robots can encourage people to take greater risks in a simulated gambling scenario.
Androids, or robots with human-like features, are often more appealing to people than those that resemble machines.