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University of California - San Diego

Uncanny Valley in fMRI?

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

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