Preliminary results: Humans find emotive non-anthropomorphic robots more calming Conference Paper uri icon


  • This paper describes preliminary results of a large-scale, complex human study in HRI in which results show that participants were calmer interacting with non-anthropomorphic robots operated in an emotive mode versus a standard, non-emotive mode.

author list (cited authors)

  • Bethel, C. L., Salomon, K., & Murphy, R. R.

citation count

  • 10

publication date

  • January 2009