Death Thought Accessibility and the Uncanny Valley of Robotics

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Death Thought Accessibility and the Uncanny Valley of Robotics

Humanlike robots can prompt unconscious concerns and thoughts about death in our minds, called “death thought accessibility,” or DTA. It’s these thoughts that contribute to what is known as the uncanny valley, the idea that humanoid robots that closely mirror the look and behavior of people make us feel uncomfortable.

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