The Uncanny Valley and the Importance of Eye Contact

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The Uncanny Valley hypothesis describes the negative emotional response of human observers that is evoked by artificial figures or prostheses with a human-like appearance. Many studies have pointed out the meaning of facial features, but did not further investigate the importance of eye contact and its role in decision making about artificial faces. In this… (More)

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@inproceedings{Schwind2015TheUV, title={The Uncanny Valley and the Importance of Eye Contact}, author={Valentin Schwind and Solveigh J{\"a}ger}, booktitle={Mensch & Computer}, year={2015} }