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CSIS/STS Talk: Alexei Grinbaum: "The Uncanny Valley and the Mimetic Uncanny"

When Sep 25, 2013
from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
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This talk will address the affective relations of humans and robots, drawing on René Girard's theory of mimesis to explain the well-documented response curve showing strong revulsion for near-perfect humanoid robots (the so-called "uncanny valley").

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