Is the Uncanny Valley Real?


Is the Uncanny Valley Real? VCG/VCG via Getty Images
Is the Uncanny Valley Real? VCG/VCG via Getty Images

In 1970, roboticist Masahiro Mori wrote an essay that said the closer robots come to lifelike, the more they unsettle humans. His theory became the Uncanny Valley, and science has been evaluating it – and what makes something creepy - in recent years.

And if you dig this topic, read the article "How the Uncanny Valley Works" here.