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The Negative Attitudes Towards Robots Scale and reactions to robot behaviour in a live Human-Robot Interaction study

  title={The Negative Attitudes Towards Robots Scale and reactions to robot behaviour in a live Human-Robot Interaction study},
  author={Dag Sverre Syrdal and Kerstin Dautenhahn and Kheng Lee Koay and Michael L. Walters},
This paper describes the use of the Negative Attitudes Towards Robots Scale (NARS) to explain participants' evaluations of robot behaviour styles in a Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) study. Twentyeight participants interacted with a robot in two experimental conditions in which the robot’s behaviour was varied. Reliability analysis and a PCA was performed on the NARS items, creating three new subscales. Correlations between the subscales and other evaluations of the robot's behaviour found… Expand

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