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Exposure to Cinematic Depictions of Robots and Attitudes Towards Them

  title={Exposure to Cinematic Depictions of Robots and Attitudes Towards Them},
  author={L. Riek and Andra Adams and P. Robinson},
  • L. Riek, Andra Adams, P. Robinson
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • We present an exploratory study that surveys 287 people from a wide range of ages and cultural backgrounds on both their attitudes towards robots and which of 12 fictional films portraying robots they have seen. Our preliminary findings suggest a relationship between overall movie watching and NARS scores (more robot movies seen correlates with more positive attitudes towards robots), and between certain positive portrayals of robots and NARS scores (Bicentennial Man, Moon, and Wall-E… CONTINUE READING
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