For This Reason People are Scared of Humanoid Robots

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This could be due to our sense of preservation—after all, humans tend to be very “us vs. them,” even with each other. So why would we react any differently to a perceived potential threat? To understand why humans have an aversion to robots, especially humanoid bots, we have to consider the Uncanny Valley theory. Created by roboticist Masahiro Mori, the theory proposes that humanoid robots make us uncomfortable because they trip the same psychological alarms associated with a lifeless or unhealthy human.

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