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Too scary to be real? Virtual eeriness challenged.

Researchers at Indiana University have challenged the long-held assumption that androids, dolls and virtual characters become MORE eerie the closer they resemble humans – an assumption known as the ‘uncanny valley premise.’ 40 years ago, the pioneering Japanese robotocist Masahiro Mori defined the uncanny valley as that place where zombies, corpses and dancing mannequins reside.  Achieving… Read More »