Trusting a robot in an emergency

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Trusting a robot in an emergency

In emergencies, people may trust robots too much for their own safety, a new study suggests. In a mock building fire, test subjects followed instructions from an “Emergency Guide Robot” even after the machine had proven itself unreliable – and after some participants were told that robot had broken down. 

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Engineering, Research, Robotics
Keywords
human-robot interaction, rescue robot, robot
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Created On: Feb 29, 2016 - 6:12am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:58pm