Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Robotics

+ - Robot becomes one of the kids in classroom study

Submitted by
An anonymous reader writes "Researchers have found that toddlers treat a small robot as a peer rather than a toy. A team from the University of California, San Diego, placed Sony's QRIO in a classroom of kids aged 18 months to 2 years and watched them interact. Over time the children grew to treat the robot as one of them — playing games with the robot, hugging it, and covering it up with a blanket when its batteries ran down. AWww.."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Robot becomes one of the kids in classroom study

Comments Filter:

The meta-Turing test counts a thing as intelligent if it seeks to devise and apply Turing tests to objects of its own creation. -- Lew Mammel, Jr.

Working...