Can touching a robot be arousing to humans?
April 5, 2016 - Uncategorized
People get turned on when they touch a robot’s private parts.
Let’s digest that for a minute. It’s the conclusion many reached after Stanford University researchers published a new study on what happens to people when a robot asks them to touch its nether regions.
In a video released earlier this week, Stanford robotics researcher Jamy Li showed how he programmed a 2 feet tall humanoid NAO robot to ask people to point to and touch it in 13 different areas. The robot would gesture to, say, its ear and say, “Please touch my ear,” which is not necessarily an inappropriate request, though when was the last time you asked someone to touch your ear? Read more…