Scientists track the source of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ in the brain

Scientists have identified mechanisms in the human brain that could help explain the phenomenon of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ — the unsettling feeling we get from robots and virtual agents that are too human-like. They have also shown that some people respond more adversely to human-like agents than others.

Source: Scientists track the source of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ in the brain

Author: Ralph Turchiano

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