Testing Trust of Robots (video) Georgia Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption In emergencies, people may trust robots too much for their own safety, a new study suggests. In a mock building fire, test subjects followed instructions from an 'Emergency Guide Robot' even after the machine had proven itself unreliable -- and after some participants were told that robot had broken down. Credit Georgia Tech Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.