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Human-ness

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Toddlers , it seems cannot tell the difference on a social level between another human and an interactive robot. The robot is treated like a peer rather than a toy, which older children readily understand. It seems then, much of what is “human” is a learned phenomenon. This flies in the face of a common belief that human-ness is intrinsic.

Watch the video and see for yourself…

Read the news article at New Scientist .

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Written by Nash

November 7, 2007 at 6:40 am

Posted in Daily Updates

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