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  • People empathise with robots as much as humans
  • People empathise with robots as much as humans
    Tomás Fano (2010) ©
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People empathise with robots as much as humans

It's part of human nature to empathise with another person if we can see they're in pain. As robots become more prominent in our lives, could our empathy spread to androids, too? The results of a study from Toyohashi University of Technology in Japan suggest it could.

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