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How should people regard artificial intelligence, or AI, in robots? In order to determine how youngsters aged four to eleven treated the well-known household robots Alexa and Roomba, a team of researchers conducted a psychological analysis comparing the two groups of robotic assistants.Teresa Flanagan, who is a visiting PhD student in the Early Childhood Cognition Lab at Duke University, and lead author of the study, said the study was partially inspired by how she observed the depiction of human-robot interactions on TV, specifically HBO’s “Westworld”.“In Westworld and the movie Ex Machina, we see how adults might interact with robots in these very cruel and horrible ways.

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