RoboHub researchers speak on isolation and increased acceptance of robot companions

Monday, August 31, 2020

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Professor Moojan Ghafurian touches on a new study about the slow acceptance of robots as individuals experience isolation or see how it is affecting others. Canadians have shown openness to buying and using social robots whether or not they've been positively or negatively affected by the pandemic.

This work was done in collaboration with several RoboHub researchers including Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn, a member of the core RoboHub research team and the Canada 150 Research Chair in Intelligent Robotics

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