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Prof. Robert Frank's research, using a robot to determine what makes us trust others, is featured

Excerpt from The New York Times -- “'It makes no sense to ascribe intentions to a robot,' said an author of the study, Robert H. Frank, an economics professor at Cornell. 'But it appears we have certain postures and gestures that we interpret in certain ways. When we see them, whether it’s a robot or a human, we’re affected by it, because of the pattern it evokes in our brain responses.'”

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