Uncanny Valley in fMRI? (image) University of California - San Diego Caption Brain response to videos of a robot, android and human. The researchers say they see, in the android condition, evidence of a mismatch between the human-like appearance of the android and its robotic motion. Credit Courtesy Ayse Saygin, UC San Diego Usage Restrictions With credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.